Melwyn Peris Nite Grand Finale at Mira Road

By Ancy DSouza Paladka
Udupi Today Media Network


Mumbai, 04 February 2013: The fifth and the final show of Mumbai Melwyn Peris  Nite of the year 2013 held Sunday evening at St. Joseph's Church  ground Mira Road (which is also known as "Mini Mangalore") was a  thumbing success attracting 1500 crowd. The show was organised at the occasion of an powerful infant organisation REACH (Ready to Accept Challenges of Humanity) during their first anniversary.


The show was started by a welcome address by the Joint Secretary  Michael Fernandes. All the artists were brought to the dias with the processesion lead by a brass band. The anchors Clement Lobo and Melita Sequeira always kept the audience anxiously waiting for an awesome performance ahead.


Melwyn Peris and his entire troupe entered with a song "DABAZO". That followed by the love song "Sang Kenna Yetai" by young singer Robin Sequeira. Zena Pereira presented "Kallzachi Shir Tuttlea" a song with a feeling of heart bursting. Dadd Badd Nach (Anita D'Souza and Melwyn Peris), Rape (Melwyn Peris and group), Lhanponna (Nester Peris), Chondrem Udela Mollbar (Zena Pereira and Robin Sequiera), Sobhit Choli (Melwyn Peris, Jerry Rasquinha and Joseph Pinto), Maim Bab (Doreen Pinto), Busy Busy (Melwyn Peris), Dolle (Anita D'Souza, Melwyn Peris and Robin Sequeira), Hai Katta Katta (Doreen Pinto, Charles D'Cunha), Din Tana na (Zena Pereira, Robin Sequeira), Oh My Love (Nester Peris), Shiriyani Kombi (Anita D'Souza, Melwyn Peris), Bari Borim Cheddvam (Robin Sequeira), Ho Soro Koincho (Melwyn Peris, Anita D'Souza) and the entire troupe ended the show with the group song Konknni Kalakaram.



Jerald Rasquinha and Joseph Pinto came on the stage with their nick names Jerry Ani Zuze (JeZu) with their innovative jokes and hilarious skits and kept the crowd in a jovial mood.


"Awesome Chaotix" dance group lead by Aelrid Crasta and his dancers Aston Fernandes, Gladson D'Souza,  Jashma Cordeiro, Melisha Cordeiro, Shailene Aranha, Savita Aranha and Josuita D'Souza gave an exciting dance performance.


Live music was performed with the leadership of Music Director, Roshn D'Souza (Lead Guitar), Steven Frank (Keyboard), Tio Alvares (Trumpet), Melwyn Fernandes (Drums) and Jerome Coelho (Bass Guitar).


During the stage programme Fr. Michael Moris Shenoy was the chief guest and Jacintha Lobo, Lawrence Castelino, Harryboy and Molly Lobo were guest of honour.  Austin J Menezes president of "REACH" group honoured Melwyn Peris, Vice President Helen D'Souza honoured the music director Roshn D'Souza, another Vice President Corporator Merlyn D'Sa honourered Fr. Michael MOris Shenoy, Secretary Joanita Coutto honoured Jacintha Lobo, Treasurer Francis D'Souza honoured Molly Lobo, Legal Advisor Advocate Veena Arora honoured Lawrence Castelino, Konknni Purvozanchem Daiz Gurkar Meena D'Souza honoured Harryboy, Stephen Martis Honoured Clement Lobo. Other committee members Ronald D'Souza, Paul Quadros, Patrick Alvares, John Britto, Juliet Lewis, Stephen Martis and Felix Sequeira were also present at the occasion. A new Ambulance donated in the memory of Late Victor Francis Martis was declared open for the services of humanity.


The Melwyn Peris show was brought to Mumbai by the new organisation "Konknni Kalamanch". Clement Lobo (President), Ancy D'Souza Paladka (Secretary), Harry Sequeira (Treasurer) and Charles D'Cunha (Co-ordinator) of Konkanni Kala Manch were also present. The first show was held at VASAI by Vasai Konkani Welfare Association on Jan 25.


That followed by Kalina (Jan 26), Thane (Jan 27 morning), Pallotti, Marol (Jan 27 evening). The final show was at Mira Road. Large number of people witnessed all the five shows.



Lavina D'Souza, Chennai

 Melwine is my all time favourite I like his music.

Antony, Barkur

 Melvin's lyrics, singing, performing are really good, he is the future of Konkani music.

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