By Sudeep Shenoy
Mangalore: To mark the successful completion of the laughter campaign ‘Thelikeda Barsa’ hosted by RJ Varsha on 92.7 BIG FM, a Big Bash was held at the premises of the Radio station located at Bharath Mall, Bejai new road, here on July 13.
Comedy stars from the Tulu drama industry namely Naveen D Padil, Bhojaraja Vamanjoor, Dinesh Attavar, Sathish Bandale, Harish Bangera, Panduranga and Aravind Bolar joined the party.
The programme began with a floral welcome to the celebrities by Jagadish Chandrashekhar, Station Head of 92.7 BIG FM . RJ Varsha then shared her experiences about the week-long laughter campaign. She said that there had been tremendous response from the listeners, with calls pouring in from all areas of Mangalore, and far beyond places like Kasargod and many other destinations..
Naveen D Padil, the chief guest of the programme honoured all the other celebrities presenting them with a specially designed ‘Thelikeda Barsa’ memento. The Radio Jockeys of 92.7 BIG FM also distributed the prizes to the winners of the week long on-air contests.
Finally, to celebrate the grand success of the event, a specially designed cake was cut in the presence of the dignitaries. Regular listeners of the station, the staff of BIG FM, Big Cinemas, Darshan from Isiri Herbals ,and members of the press were present at the celebrations. RJ Errol compered the programme.