In the presence of film stars and a large number of VIPs, Rajya Sabha member T. Subbarami Reddy here on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for his first venture TSR Lalitha Kala Parishat. The ground-breaking ceremony was attended by Rampur MP and actor Jayaprada, Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner D. Rama Naidu, actors Brahmanandam, Ali, AVS, Nikisha Patel of ‘Komaram Puli' fame, and Paruchuri brothers. Mayor A. Veeraraghavamma, MP Vundavalli Arun Kumar, and MLA Routhu Suryaprakasha Rao were present.
Addressing a press conference after the ceremony, Mr. Subbarami Reddy said indoor auditoria will be constructed in all 23 districts in the State. The local MLA and the Mayor came forward to allot site in the heart of the city and then he decided to construct and give the same to the public. The civic bodies would take care of the maintenance and could utilise the revenue generated from them. The auditoria should be given 15 days in a month to local artistesfree of cost . Ms. Jayaprada said that being native of Rajahmundry she had decided to give a two-hour dance programme ‘Amrapali' in Hyderabad and Rajahmundry with the support of TSR.