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Monday, July 2, 2007

Manisharma Chicago Show Grand success

Manisharma is today the biggest name in Tollywood music.Manisharma and his troupe performed one of the most successful shows outside India so far at Chicago on June 29th, 2007.

Manisharma is a renowned composer, musician,and music director. He spoke to Music lovers and came across as an incredibly humble, modest and unassuming human being. Despite being credited with having given a new dimension to Telugu music, he wears none of the trappings of stardom. "Music speaks, statements do not", he says. His inspirational, infectious songs have won him worldwide fans and praise in AndhraPradesh.On a special note he mentioned his team will rock this time at TANA and visitors will have a special show.

Manisharma a perfectionist worked on June 29th-Chicago from morning 10am without food till 7pm till he got sound acoustics 100% perfect before the show.His dedication towards music once again proved his caliber and his commitment to deliver music blockbusters in studio and also on the stage.

The show was organised by Devi Jewellers, Ruchi Foods and SoftPros.com.The show was coordinated by Anuradha, Neil Mudigonda, Sanjay Thumma and RaviShankar Vadhri.

1st time in history of Chicago and USA such a huge telugu music show was organised and the event went on to be a grand mega success. Irrespective of long weekend holidays and summer vacation for Indian families the turnover was huge and Chicago never saw such a huge crowd of 2000 odd music lovers.The show was organised on friday without any dinner or break, and still audiences were enthralled and glued to their seats for 4 hrs nonstop music.

Manisharma show was electrifying and mindblowing.He Enthralled 2000 audience with his latest Music numbers from Indra, Tagore, Kushi, Pokiri, Okkadu, Naraishma Naidu etc...

Comedian Sunil performed dance numbers for songs and was special attraction of the music show. This is Sunil's first visit to USA and TANA.He thanked the audience and also organizers and mentioned he will cherish the special love given by Chicago crowd. Mimcry artist Harikishan Jurasic park comedy was special highlight.

Gangadhar introduced Manisharma and his technicians to the cheering crowd.Sai and Karthik on drums, Chinna, Saagar on keyboard, Raghava on sound mixing and Vinod on guitar enthralled the audience with their coordination.Music lovers were captivated with the Sound provided by Neil Mudigonda.

Karunya, Mallikarjun, Vinod Babu, Gangadhar, Sunitha, Usha and Vijay Lakshmi with their enchanting voices completely transformed the audience to a different world.Every song was applaused and the crowd was uncontrollable with dances and whistles. Manisharma garu and his teams got a standing ovation for their music and fast beats.

Songs Sequence and few foot tapping numbers are as follows:
Rama Rama Raghu Rama by Mallikarjun
Chepave Chiru galli by Karunya
Radha Govinda by Vinod babu
Bham Bham bhole by Mallikarjun
Kodite Kotalira Six kotali-- Karunya
Morning Raaga "'thaaye yashoda'"Song by Sunitha, Usha received standing ovation
Niluve vallu kannula, VagallRaanivi nivvee, Andam, Anandam by Gangadhar
Manmadha manmadha by Mallikarjun, karunya, Vinod babu and Chorus
Nina Kotiseina Mona Kotesina- Mallikarjun, Sunitha etc...

The whole team names are as follows:

Devi and Anuradha from Devi Jewellers thanked Manisharma's team, and Sponsorors-
SoftPros, YICR Law offices, Sree Constructions, Wind City, JP Entertainment( Tollywooddreams.com), New generation consultants, Elephant Advertising(Direct TV)

Organisers expressed their immense pleasure and happiness on organizing Manisharma's Music tour 2007.


Balakrishna in LA Charity Show

Cure A Little Heart Foundation and Hrudaya Foundation are helping thousands
of under privileged kids in India by curing heart diseases and by
providing surgeries at free of cost.

Dynamic hero of Telugu film industry, Yuva Ratna Nanadamuri Balakrishna joins hands with Cure A Little Heart Foundation and Hrudaya Foundation to help further this noble cause.

Nandamuri Balakrishna's presence in the fundraising dinner helped the organizers raise 250,000$ USD (1 crore Indian rupees). This event was organized at Hilton Hotel, Irvine/Orange County Airport in California, United States on Saturday, 30th June, 2007. The event started at 7PM and went on till almost midnight. It was attened by the trustees of Cure a little heart and Hrudaya foundation, eminent NRI's and Mr. Nandamuri BalaKrishna's fans.

Nandamuri Balakrishna mesmerised the crowd of over 200 people with his speech. In his speech Nandamuri Balakrishna praised all the people invloved in this noble cause. He said that in spite of a telugu adage " Sarvendriyanam nayanam pradhanam" meaning out of all the organs eyes are the most important, he bvelievs that it is the heart that is the most important organ and substantiated his belief by pledging enough money to support heart surgeries for five children.

Dr. Gopichand Mannam, the Managing Trustee of Hrudaya Foundation received standing ovation in recognition of all his hardwork towards the foundation. Jayaram Komati Trustee of Hrudaya Foundation and Dr. Nagarjuna R.Ponugoti Managing Trustee of Hrudaya Foundation, executive members of Telugu Association of Southern California (TASC), Veeru Uppala TANA Regional Vice President, Sateesh (Chairman -- TANA Trustee board) attended the event.
Cultural events of the evening were presented by Bay Area Telugu Association (BATA) and were thoroughly enjoyed by the audeince. The event was promoted by Telugu Association of Southern California (TASC).

Dr. Prem Reddy, well known Cardiologist donated 50,000 USD and Mr. Sarath Kamineni donated 25,000 USD on behalf of his family. Mr. Venkata SubbaRaju donated 5,000 USD. Nandamuri Balakrishna fans Ravi Potluri, Chakradhar etc donated 1500$ to the Cure A Little Heart Foundation.

Mr.Ravi Potluri coordinated the fans activities.

Mr. Jayadev Appannagari Trustee Hrudaya Foundation organized
the event.


TARUN in 'Chandamamatho Oka Maata Cheppaali'

Noted producer Medikonda Muralikrishna is planning a film under the direction of Nagesh Naradasi on the banner of Venkata Ramana Productions with Tarun as hero.

The film was titled as 'Chandamamatho Oka Maata Cheppaali'. It may be recalled here that the producer of the film Medikonda Muralikrishna had earlier produced a blockbuster called 'Narasimha Naidu' under the direction of B Gopal with Balakrishna as hero.

Likewise, the director of the film Nagesh Naradasi was familiar to the Telugu audiences with his recent film 'Sri Satyanarayana Swamy' which run as an average movie.

One had to wait and watch how the combination of a hit producer and an average director with Tarun as hero work out. Presently the story discussions are in progress.


Rishi and 'Gita' in new Film with Three NRI Doctors

Three NRI doctors are jointly producing a film 'Gita' on the banner of Thaan Fusion, under the direction of Suresh Kumar with Rishi of 'A film by Aravind'-fame and a Mumbai girl, Shriya, in the lead.

When we listened the title, we can easily understand that the film is a lady-oriented subject and a fight against the problems faced by the women.

The shooting of the film is presently in progress at a private house in Film Nagar of Hyderabad. The hero of the film, Rishi, did not get adequate break, though his movie 'Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw' was a moderate hit.

However, Rishi is now very confident that the film would be a big hit as there is a very good story. All the Best Rishi!


Bapu's film with Allari Naresh and Charmi to be launched on July 10

K Aparna is producing a film on the banner of Chaitra Cinema Circuit (C3) under the direction of creative director Bapu with Allari Naresh and Charming Beauty Charmme in the lead.

Senior artiste Prema is playing the mother of Charmme in this movie.

As usual, Mullapudi Venkata Ramana is scripting dialogues for this Bapu's movie.

National award winning music director Vidyasagar is providing tunes for the film, while the Nandi award winner for cinematography to 'Radha Gopalam', TRK Raju is holding the camera.

Srikara Prasad is editing the film. Kota Srinivasa Rao, LB Sriram, Kondavalasa, Lakshmipati, Pruthvi, Gauthamraju, Vizag Prasad and others are in the cast.

Earlier, Suhasini was selected as heroine, however, she was replaced with Charmme as the unit opined that she did not acquire adequate knowledge in acting.


Rs 8 crore offered for 'CHIRUTHA' in Nizam area

It is a wonder in the Telugu film industry's history. It will definitely remain a record and history in the Telugu film history.

'Chiruta' directed by Puri Jagannath and produced by Chalasani Aswanidutt on the banner of Vyjayanti Movies in which Ram Charan Teja, son of Padma Bhushan, Mega Star, Dr Chiranjeevi, is making his debut is getting ready to create new records.

Already the audio companies had helped the film to create a record by offering Rs 1 crore for the audio of a novice's film. Generally the distribution and exhibition rights of the Nizam area would go for Rs 5 crores to Rs 7 crores for the top heroes. That was the top rate so far as per records.

However, it is reliably learnt that the same price for 'Chirutha' has gone up to Rs 8 crore as the distributors and producers are vying to bag the distribution rights.

This is yet another record in the Telugu film industry. If the film is creating records even before its release, what would be the range of this film after its release would be definitely a wonder. Isn't it?


Sivaji in Pavan Kalyan's film with Trivikram

Reliable sources said that hero Sivaji is doing a character in Pawan Kalyan, Trivikram's film that is presently in production. He already entered the project. Second schedule of the film will start from 15th of July. Ileana is the heroine and Geeta Arts is producing this film.