Prithvi Theatre: A 77-year-old legacy thriving in the midst of modern cinema halls in Mumbai

Prithvi Theatre has entertained its audience and inspired young and ambitious stage artists ever since its inception.

In the midst of all the modern age cinema halls throughout the city of Mumbai, is Prithvi Theatre with its three-generation old legacy. Solely devoted to the culture of performing arts, this age-old institution has inspired and entertained hordes of audience ever since its inception. With an aim to provide assistance to its workers and to promote the interests of aspiring and deserving stage artists, Prithvi Theatre has been one of the most desired places.


A legacy that lives forever


Shri Prithviraj Kapoor laid the foundation of Prithvi Theatre in the year 1944 as a travelling theatre. After his death in the year 1972, his son Shashi Kapoor set up a trust in the memory of his father and revamped the original concept by giving it a physical form. Thus, Prithvi Theatre was established back in 1978, overlooking the Juhu Beach.

Unsung but not forgotten


If you are someone who loves to get entangled and dive deep into the emotions of the cultural nuances attached to the plays, then Prithvi Theatre is the place for you. The survival of Prithvi Theatre over the years of evolution of the entertainment industry, says all about the dedication and efforts put forth by the trust and its patrons. It is now a non-profit entity that depends solely on the patronage of the aficionados of performing arts.

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You can find several masterminds of this field in a place like this, not to mention, many prolific mainstream Bollywood actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Amrish Puri to name a few, have performed here! So when in Mumbai, make sure to check out at this prestigious institution at least once and we are sure, it will certainly rejuvenate your feelings for stagecraft!

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