Vyjayanthimala Bali bags Kala Pradarshini Ghantasala award
Chennai, Oct 2018, Kala Pradarshini Ghantasala Puruskar awards presented at the 96th birth anniversary ofGana Gandharva Ghantasala.
The 96th birth anniversary of Padmashree Ghantasala, a celebrated and well-loved musician and composer from Andhra Pradesh was held Chennai Narada Gana Sabha.
VIT Chancellor G. Viswanathan presented the Kala Pradarshini Ghantasala Puruskar awards for the performing legendary artists for their contribution to the field of art and culture.
Eminent dancers Dr Vyjayanthimala Bali, Dr. Saroja Vaidhyanathan, Prof. CV Chandrasekhar, Dr Sobha Naidu, The Dhananjayans and Ms. Leela Samson received the Kala Pradarshini Ghantasala Puruskar awards.
Indira Dutt, Managing Director, KCP Ltd., Kara Pradarshini founder Parvathi Ghantasala, Ravi Gantasala were present at the birth anniversary celebrations.
The event features dancers performing to songs of Ghantasala, the late musician, singer and composer. Amidst introductions, the evening will open with performances by Junior super singers from Hyderabad. The songs are compiled by famous music director – Salluri Vasu Rao, followed by performances by Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala & disciples and legendary dancers – Dr Vyjayanthimala Bali, Dr. Saroja Vaidhyanathan, Prof. CV Chandrasekhar, Dr Sobha Naidu, The Dhananjayans and Ms. Leela Samson
This initiative began as a result of Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala’s admiration of her father-in-law’s music. Parvathi is the wife of the legendary musician’s second son, Ravi Ghantasala.