Madhuri Dixit Nene will be performing to a special Navras theme at the Stree Shakti awards held today at a suburban hotel in Bandra. The first-time awards are an initiative undertaken by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's daughter, Smruti Shinde and Vikas Gulati of SOBO Films to honour women achievers in India. Gulati says, "The Stree Shakti Awards is an opportunity to connect and honour women who have been dynamic and ambitious to achieve their dreams and aspirations. We are definitely planning to continue organizing Stree Shakti Awards over the years. It will be a great inspiration to the youth of our nation which is the backbone of our country."
Smruti Shinde adds, "Madhuri will be performing the Navras which is like a mixture of nine songs or nine raas). It is very different than her performances earlier. She was extremely excited to do this dance as the concept was new to her. She will also be doing a song from Gulaab Gang which was one of her powerful movies depicting women empowerment. The concept was was new to her. On listening to it, she was thrilled with the concept and agreed to dance on it."
Apart from Madhuri, Jacqueline Fernandes and Alia Bhatt will be performing while Ekta Kapoor, Priya Dutt, Jitendra, Sonali Bendre, Madhur Bhandarkar, Harbhajan Singh, Suneil Shetty and many more are expected to attend.