The maiden edition of the Khidkiyaan Theatre Festival was inaugurated by filmmakers Imtiaz Ali and Vikas Bahl.
The five-day fest will be held annually and is being organised by the Mukesh Chhabra Casting Company.
The first day of the non-ticketed festival began on a high note with soulful music performance by lyricist-singer Swanand Kirkire and singer Jasleen Royal.
The host of the evening was Tisca Chopra. The ‘guests of honour’ Ali and Bahl inaugurated the festival by lighting lamps.
The event concluded with Lohri celebrations where everyone, including Mukesh, Ali, Bahl and Tisca, was seen dancing to dhol beats and Punjabi numbers.