Prithvi Theatre turns 40: Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Kalki Koechlin and others attend the grand event

As Mumbai`s Mecca of performing arts Prithvi Theatre turned 40 years old, Bollywood`s famed Kapoor clan organised a grand celebration to commemorate the day.
 

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

As Mumbai`s Mecca of performing arts Prithvi Theatre turned 40 years old, the Kapoor clan organised a grand celebration to commemorate the day. In attendance were some of the members of Kapoor family including Kareena Kapoor who came in with her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan. (Image by Yogen Shah)

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

Prithvi Theatre was founded by late actor Shashi Kapoor and his wife Jennifer Kendal in 1978. Shashi`s son Kunal Kapoor, who handles operations of Prithvi Theatre now, hosted a special star-studded party in Mumbai on Monday night along with his children Zahaan and Shaira Laura. Also seen in the photo is actor Jim Sarbh. (Image by Yogen Shah)
 

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

A well-known name on the Prithvi stage, actress Shikha Talsania attended the event dressed in a black saree and posed with her 'Veere Di Wedding' co-star Kareena Kapoor. (Image by Yogen Shah)

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

Actor Prithviraj Kapoor commissioned the Prithvi Theatre in 1944 as a travelling group of artistes. His entourage performed all over India. After his demise, actor Shashi Kapoor took over the reins with his wife Jennifer and built the Prithvi Theatre in Juhu, Mumbai. Seen here in the pic, actresses Shabana Azmi and Divya Dutta. (Image by Yogen Shah)

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

Prithvi Theatre Festival, the annual festival started five years later in 1983. Several Indian and international artistes and theatre groups perform here during the festival.

Kalki Koechlin and Sayani Gupta at Prithvi Theatre's 40th bash. 

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

Mithila Palkar, Lillette Dubey with daughter Ira pose for photographers. 

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

Almost all of Mumbai eminent theatre personalities attended the event including filmmakers like Ramesh Sippy and Imtiaz Ali. (Images by Yogen Shah)

Prithvi Theatre turns 40

Rohit Roy, wife Mansi Joshi Roy, Ishita Arun pose for a selfie while Rajit Kapur smiles for the camera. (Image by Yogen Shah)