Bhubaneswar: The opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 is definitely going to be a mega-event which the people of Odisha will remember for years as noted Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit will also perform at Kalinga Stadium here on November 27.
According to media reports, Madhuri Dixit will perform a dance ballad along with 1100 artists from across the world to highlight the message of the power of a united world with the theme of “The Earth Song” is ‘Oneness of humanity’.
Madhuri will play the Mother Earth during the 40-minute long performance which has been directed and written by Nupur Mahajan.
The opening ceremony will also see the culmination of the campaign ‘HeartBeatsFor Hockey’, with Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan presenting the collected heartbeats of India to the 16 captains.
Grammy and Academy Award-winning musician A.R. Rahman is slated to perform the official song ‘Jai India’ and some of his other memorable compositions including the Oscar-winning song ‘Jai Ho’ during the 90-minute long ceremony.