Sankranthi program with Tollywood singers

Sankranthi program with Tollywood singersBATA Sankranthi program with Tollywood singers Kousalya, Ravi Varma & Anuj Gurwara a huge success!!! Bay Area Telugu Association “BATA” organized Tollywood singers Kousalya, Ravi Varma & Anuj Gurwara’s live music concert as part of the Sankranthi program on Feb 5th, 2010 at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple. TANA was the co-sponsor for this program.

BATA donated part of the proceeds from the program to UNICEF “Haiti Children’s Relief Fund”. Ravi tax services & Raji Insurance was the “Grand Sponsor” for the event. For over 10 years, Ravi Tax Services has worked with individuals, family-owned and mid-sized businesses for tax planning and preparation. They are an accounting firm licensed in the state of California and as a member of the national association of tax professionals (NATP) and IRS authorized e-file provider, the firm has been offering a wide spectrum of services.

Swagat Indian Cuisine, Channel Real Estate, Athidhi restaurant, Shree Travels, Bay Area Hot Breads, Peacock Indian Cuisine and Dish Networks were the other sponsors.

Sankranthi program with Tollywood singers

The program started at 7:30 pm and Vijaya Aasuri (BATA advisor & Cultural chair) greeted the audience. The hall was packed with a tremendously charged crowd of over 1000 people. The audience got mesmerized with the program, and stayed till the end even though the program went way beyond mid-night. Vijaya introduced Kousalya to the audience, and complimented her as a talented singer with many major hits in recent times. Kousalya started the program with one of her favorites “Rama Rama” from movie Siva Mani. Then she sang “Ee roje Telisindi” ,“Mukunda Mukunda”, “Sirimalle Poova” & “Jum Jumre Jum Jum Jum”. Next it was Ravi Varma’s turn and he started with his first movie song “Delhi Nunchi Galli Dakha” from movie Chitram and he sang one of his evergreen hits “Cheliya Cheliya” from idiot. Ravi sang S.P.’s hit song “Mallelu Pooche”, “Mama Mass” from movie “Mass”. Kousalya joined Ravi Varma for “Chumma De”, “Gola Gola Rangola” & “Attandode Ettantode” etc.

Anuj Gurwara entered the stage and was an instant hit with the audience. He sang his latest mega hit song “Panchadara Bomma” from Magadheera, Rabbaru Gaajulu (Yama Donga), Karo karo Jalsa (Jalsa), Arre rey Arre rey (Happy Days) and Kajara re (Bunty & Bubli). The audience thoroughly enjoyed each and every song and gave the artists a thunderous applause. Like in any BATA program special attraction for this program was kids performances. More than 75 Kids (ages between 4 – 14) performed to the following songs: Nindu Godari kadha Ee Prema, Maska, Malleteegaroi Manase Lagutundiroi & Kajara Re. These songs were choreographed by Vijaya, Srilu, Sridevi & Kiran. BATA team of dancers consisting of Rajesh, Kalyan, Aditya, Hari, Ravi & Kolli joined Ravi Varma for his superhit song “Style” from the movie “Style”. Anuj sang “Om Namaste Bhole” (from Ready). Rajesh, Aditya, Sirisha, Jyotsna & Neetu participated in this dance.

The song selection was a treat to the audience as the singers choose some of the best popular melodies & also some latest fast beat songs. More than 25 songs were performed during the show. During the program Kalyan Kattamuri announced that he would be releasing the “Americalo TeluGODU” album on March20th (during BATA Ugadi Telugu Mela. More details at Kalyan sang “Naa Cheli Manga” – (in lines of Na Cheli Rojave from “Roja”) and “LayOff” (in lines of Maha song from “Mantra”) along with Sai Kiran and Ujwal. Audience were bouncing of the seats with laughter listening to the funny lyrics from these songs. Sankranthi program with Tollywood singers

Towards the end of the program the singers encouraged all the kids on to the stage to join them & everyone had lots of fun. The audiences thoroughly enjoyed all the programs & were glued to their seats even though it was way past mid-night. Prasad Mangina (BATA President) did the vote of thanks. Prasad thanked the artists, audience, sponsors, media partners, supporters & all the volunteers for making the program a resounding success. He thanked Jaya Ram Komati garu & Veeru for supporting the program through TANA. He also specially thanked Kalpana Peddibotla (Immigration Law firm) for her help in getting visa’s to the Artists in a timely manner. He also thanked Vijaya Aasuri & Ujwal for all their support.

Prasad then introduced BATA executive committee members Srilu Veligeti, Srinivas Kolli, Ramesh Konda, Srinivas Mangipudi, Vijaya Aasuri, Sirisha Battula, Venkat Malladi, Kamesh Malla , Sai Kumar & Veeru Vuppala. Previous BATA committee members like Ramesh Mandalapu, Yugandar Reddy, Ravi Thiruveedula, Karun Veligeti & Kiran Vinnakota were also present among others.

Ramesh Konda (Jt.Secretary) invited all the sponsors on to the stage and the BATA executive committee presented plaques to them. Vijaya Aasuri thanked all the media partners Pravasvani , Telugu AM, Mahima Creations, Telugu Times, Namasthe Andhra, Phymphony Radio, Andhra Times & Chimata Music for their support.

BATA executive committee presented momento’s to the artists Anuj Gurwara, Kousalya & Ravi Varma. The audience showered the artists with lot’s of praise and said they “Rocked” Bay Area with a wonderful performance !!!.

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