Chhatrapati Shivaji Mahotsav – the history and life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Chhatrapati Shivaji Mahotsav

Chhatrapati Shivaji Mahotsav

Chhatrapati Shivaji Mahotsav, an exhibition on the life and work of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as the ultimate Management Guru will be inaugurated on Sunday, 8 October 2017. The exhibition that include 120 oil paintings will be inaugurated by Babasaheb Purandare, eminent historian and creator of mega drama Janata Raja based of Shivaji’s life.

The paintings depicts the vision of Chhatrapati Shivaji  – leadership qualities, warefare tactics, organisation skills, developing of trade network, development of strong human forces, social relations, Fort Raigad and Rajyabhishek and how the monarch helped in establishment of ‘Hind Swarajaya’.




The 120 oil paintings had been created by Father-son duo Shrikant Chougule and Gautam Chougule, who took 15 years to complete these works.The show has been curated and conceptualized by Shri Deepak gore under the guidance of Babasaheb Purandhare, who is a mentor, an eminent writer and theatre personality from Maharashtra. His work are largely focused on the life of Shivaji, the founder of Maratha empire in the 17th century.

The exhibition is organised by IGNCA in collaboration with Durg Foundation. Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) is an autonomous academic research institution under the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India.
Date: 08 – 16 October 2017
Time :10.00 am – 7.00 pm
Venue :IGNCA Twin Art Gallery, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Entry – Free

Photo Courtesy – IGNCA



Post Author: Art India

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