Andhra Pradesh

Musical tributes paid to Ghantasala

Ghantasala admirers enthrall music lovers with evergreen melodies of the legendary singer at a musical nite in Ongole. Photo: Kommuri Srinivas

Ghantasala admirers enthrall music lovers with evergreen melodies of the legendary singer at a musical nite in Ongole. Photo: Kommuri Srinivas   | Photo Credit: kommuri srinivas

Music lovers were treated with some evergreen melodies of music composer and singer Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao at a musical nite organised by the SVR Kala Parishad here.

The songs with S.V.Ranga Rao and Ghantasala combination stood as highlight at the musical nite held at the C.V.N.Reading room open theatre late on Thursday by SVR Kala Parishad president G. Balaraju.

Old-timers turned nostalgic listening to Ghantasala’s songs sung by, among others, Ch. Ramakoteswara Rao, A.Rataiah, Lakshmi Tulasi, ‘Vijayawada’ Madhavi, and A.Nageswara Rao. Members of the GenX got a rare opportunity to enjoy listening to the evergreen melodies.

Siva Nagasai and other budding artistes also sang on the occasion. Earlier, ‘palabishekam’ was performed to the statue of the legendary, who has earned the epithet ‘Gana Gandharva’, by his admirers on the late singer’s birth anniversary.

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