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TV Watch ‘Dasettan @50', an event held to honour Yesudas, on Asianet

The legendYesudas
The legendYesudas

Yesudas, God's Own gift to music lovers, was honoured by Asianet at a glittering function, ‘Dasettan @ 50' at the Port Trust stadium in Willingdon Island. He was honoured for giving 50 years of wonderful music by luminaries from the political, social and cultural fields.

The event began with a gurupuja of eminent musicians such as Dr. Balamuralikrishna, music directors Dakshinamurthy and M.K. Arjunan. This was followed by music directors such as Illayaraja, Shyam, Ousepachan, Rajamani, Vidyadharan, Jayan, M. Jayachandran etc honoured him. Film personalities who honoured him included Mamootty, Nedumudi Venu, Kamal and Sathyan Anthikkad. Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal were also present. The 50 years were divided into five segments and the audience was taken through the years by actors Jayaram, Siddique, Nedumudi Venu etc. Playback singers K.S. Chitra, M.G. Sreekumar, G. Venugopal, Sujata, Unni Menon, Manjari, Rimi Tomy etc were also present.

The show will be telecast on February 25 (Friday) and 26 (Saturday) on Asianet at 6 p.m.




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