Scintillating Ramee Rasa Sanje in Bahrain

By Joel D'Sa
Udupi Today Media network


Bahrain, 13 April 2013: Bahrain Kannadigas witnessed a scintillating entertainment show titled "Ramee Rasa Sanje 2013" last Friday at the Indian Club in capital Manama.


Organised as a Ugadi treat by "Namma Kannada Bahrain" Facebook group, in association with the Indian Club and Baron Management Company, the show was a huge hit with more than 2,000 people enjoying the evening.


Kannada's "Challenging  Star" Darshan was the star attraction of the event, with the large crowd cheering his every move. Darshan enthralled the audience with his inspiring speech and some moves on the stage.


Top Kannada singers Anuradha Bhat and Hemanth Kumar took the audience through a mesmerising journey of golden oldies and hit new numbers.



The crowd enjoyed every bit of the show, performed at the impressive open air stage named after Tugudeepa Sreenivas, the noted Kannada actor and father of Darshan.  There was also Mimicry Gopi whose imitation of voices of Kannada stars and politicians won huge applauses from the crowd.


The show was ably and innovatively anchored by noted TV artist and anchor Anupama Bhat and Bahrain's own Kasturi Kannada fame Kamalaksha Amin. The local talents have presented variety of dance performances directed by  Mrs. Chandrakala Mohan.


Austin Santhosh, one of the key organizer, welcomed the guests and the audience, which was one of the largest in the recent history for a Kannada programme in Bahrain, and thanked the Kannadigas of Bahrain and Namma Kannada members for their support in making the event a huge success.


The event followed the success of the first “Ramee Rasa Sanje 2012” held last year. Austin Santhosh and Kamalaksha Amin,( another key organiser of the event), said the tremendous support they received from sponsors, the Kannada community and friends had given them the strength to hold more such events.Chandrakala Mohan and Vijay Brahmmavar are other two organisers who played a major role in this successful event.


Guest of Honour, Mr Zafarulla Khan,  noted businessman from UAE and General Secretary of Janatha Dal (Secular),  stressed on the importance of keeping one’s cultural heritage alive and praised the Namma Kannada group’s impressive activities. Another Guest of Honour Mr. Girish Shetty, President of Karnataka Sangha Dubai, Mr. Mohd. Mansour, Vice President, Al Namal Group, Former Presidents of Bunts Bahrain Mr. Amarnath Rai & Mr. Pradeep Shetty, Mr Anand Lobo President of the indian club were also on the stage during the function.


Title sponsor Ramee Hotels and Resorts Group General Manager Mr Shantharam Shetty and Mohammed Mansoor vice president of Al Namal Group praised the organisers for the splendid event and promised every help in promoting Indian and Kannada culture on the island.


Mr. Darshan, Mr. Zafrulla Khan, Mr. Girish Shetty and Mrs. Chandrakala Mohan, wellknown choreographer of Bahrain, who is known for her Bollywood style of dance presentations, were felicitated during the function.


Jaison lasrado, Dubai

 Nice report and pictures, good to see some of my friends, thanks to Mr. Joel D'Sa.

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