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Hello’s Audio to Be Launched In VSP 07-Dec-2017
Hello’s audio to be launched in Visakhapatnam. Actor Akhil Akkineni is all set to greet us with his second film ‘Hello’. The movie, which is being produced by Nagarjuna Akkineni under the banner of Annapurna Studios, is written and directed by Vikram Kumar of ‘Manam’ fame. Apart from starring newcomer Kalyani Priyadarshan as the leading lady, the film’s cast also boasts of some veteran actors such as Jagapathi Babu and Ramya Krishnan. Audio Launch in Visakhapatnam In what is coming as heartening news to all the Tollywood fans in the city, the film’s unit has decided to launch the audio in Visakhapatnam. As informed, the event will take place in the evening hours of December 10th at the R.K Beach in the city. It has also been informed that the fans might be in for a surprise as they might be treated with some exclusive releases of the action sequences from ‘Hello’.
AMC Stalls At Vizag Fest A Big Draw 04-Dec-2017
GVMC Commissioner inaugurates a short film theatre at the venue. The road leading to the AU College of Engineering (AUCE) exhibition grounds, the venue of Vizag Fest -2017, was chock-a-block with vehicles of various kinds on Sunday evening. The stretch between BRTS main road at Maddilapalem and the exhibition ground was full with motorists parking their vehicles beside the road as the vehicle parking was full. Nonetheless, visitors had a gala time as the exhibition had everything to offer to different age groups. The Abdul Kalam Science Exhibition section witnessed huge crowds. Andhra Medical College (AMC) put up a few stalls on various aspects of health and disease. The stall set up by the Anatomy Department with a few specimens of the skull, its cross section with the brain inside, stages in the formation and growth of the skull was a big draw among students. Boys and girls were bold enough to hold the skull specimens with their hands, as medicos of AMC explained to them about its functions. Young men and women were seen enquiring about various aspects of organ donation at the ‘Jeevan Dan’. The AMC students told them about eye, heart, liver donation and the time within which the organs should be harvested. The stall on diabetes and self-care in diabetes was another big draw with people asking about diet control. There was a stall on blood donation by the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) and a BMI chart for different age groups.
Vizag Fest Kicks Off on Grand Note 02-Dec-2017
Visakhapatnam: Offering both entertainment and knowledge, the new edition of Vizag Fest 2017 kicked off on a grand note at Andhra University Engineering College Grounds here on Friday. Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G Nageswara Rao inaugurated a 10-day fest which is being organised in association with the Department of Culture of Andhra Pradesh. The festival which was thrown open to all at free of charge comprises book exhibition, literary talks, short film shows and science expo with an intention to provide a relief to citizens who got busy with their daily engagements .
Vizag Fest 2017 to Begin on Friday 30-Nov-2017
Visakhapatnam: The ten-day Vizag Fest 2017 will begin at the Andhra University College of Engineering grounds on December 1. According to secretary of the festival committee A. Aja Sarma, there will be over 100 book stalls, 150 science projects, government pavilions, cartoon and photo exhibition, literary meetings, screening of short films, commercial stalls, and food courts as part of the festival which will be open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Vizag Boy Debut in Hollywood ! 27-Nov-2017
Vizag boy Saahil Sehgal is all set to debut in Hollywood! Saahil Sehgal How did a Vizag boy end up making his acting debut with a Hollywood film starring Oscar winner Brie Larson, really? The film is a romantic musical, and Brie Larson, an Indian-American actor called Utkarsh Ambudkar and I play the lead roles. "The CEO sends a scientist, played by Brie, to India to sell a genetically modified variety of rice to the farmers in India. He wanted the film to be as perfect as possible, so that took a while. It was a really great experience," addsThe film's trailer, which released recently, ran into trouble with many criticizing Brie Larson, of playing the 'white saviour' in the film. Saahil Sehgal Saahil Saahil Saahil Saahil Saahil Saahil Saahil Saahil How did a Vizag boy end up making his acting debut with a Hollywood film starring Oscar winner Brie Larson , really? "It's a mix of a lot of things. I dream of becoming be an actor. And over time, after numerous struggles, auditions, acting schools and more, it happened," says, who is making his debut with Basmati Blues It seems like was destined to bag the role. According to the Newspaper,"I auditioned for the film and the casting director loved me. She wanted me to fly down to the US, but my visa had just expired and there was no way I could get it renewed in a week. The casting director was as disappointed as I was when that happened.
VMA Annual Festival From Tomorrow 24-Nov-2017
Vocalist Trichur V. Ramachandran to be honoured. The 48th annual festival of music and dance, being organised by Visakha Music Academy (VMA), will be held from Nov 25 to 30. Established in 1969, VMA is doing yeomen service for the promotion of Fine Arts and general and classical forms of music and dance in particular. VMA began conferring its ‘Sageeta Kalaa Saagara’ title in 1971, starting with Padma Vibhushan Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna. It bestowed the title on 58 artistes so far. Vocalist Trichur V. Ramachandran, who has an illustrious career spanning over six decades, will be conferred with the title this year. In addition, a lecture demonstration on 72 Melakarta Ragas composed with lyrics by Swaraveenapani will be conducted on Nov 26. The annual ‘Artist of Distinction Award’ will be presented to Ch. Ramya Kiranmayi, an established vocalist and violinist.
Photo, Cartoon Shows in Vizag Fest 23-Nov-2017
A photo exhibition by Vizag Photo Journalists’ Association and a cartoon exhibition will also be part of the Vizag Fest to be organised at A U Engineering College Grounds from December 1 to 10. Book exhibition, science and technology show, screening of short films, public sector pavilion and a stall on the history of North Andhra are among the other features of the fest. Fest secretary A. Aja Sarma, book festival president Himamsu Prasad and leaders of various unions participated in a meeting of friends of the fest held on Wednesday with former Vice-Chancellor K.V. Ramana in the chair.
Araku Balloon Festival 17-Nov-2017
Araku Balloon Festival gets extended by a day. The much-talked-about Araku Balloon Festival captured the imagination of one and all for the past two days. This spectacular event, which was flagged off on 14th November, entertained the visitors with some dazzling visuals. While the event has been witnessing a massive number of spectators, many cringed for not being able to make it to Araku to have this unique experience. As per the latest update, the Araku balloon festival has been extended for a day, thanks to the skies clearing up! The night glows will be showcased in all their glory tonight as well. Also, for those who missed the spectacle of flights taking to the air, here’s the good news. The morning flights are going to take place on 17th November as well. So, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, don’t be disappointed! Head to Araku as the Balloon Festival is in full swing today evening and tomorrow morning in Araku.
Sounds on Sand Ends On A High Note 13-Nov-2017
Singer Revant hogs the limelight. After a rocking start to the ‘Sounds on Sand’ music festival on Beach Road on Saturday, the concluding day took the tempo to a different level. The crowd started teeming at the venue well ahead of the start of the concert. The venue was jam-packed as music lovers thronged it to watch Indian Idol winner and city boy L.V. Revanth perform for the first time in Visakhapatnam after he won the title in the television reality show. The energy of the venue reached a zenith as Revanth started belting out the hit numbers from the soulful ‘Manohari’ in Baahubali: The Beginning to the ‘Break-up’ song in Arjun Reddy. Sharing the excitement of the crowd that came in large numbers to cheer him, Revanth said, Visakhapatnam holds a special place in my heart. The kind of support and love I have received from this city is unmatchable and I will be ever grateful for that. Later singers Mohammed Irfan and Asees Kaur took the audience on a soulful musical journey marking the end of the two-day musical extravaganza that saw several noted music artistes coming to the city to perform.
Sounds on Sand Music Fest 09-Nov-2017
The sands of the city’s coast will stir to life with a grand musical festival featuring some of the country’s most prominent names in the music field on November 11 and 12. AP Tourism and the district administration will be hosting a two-day ‘Sounds on Sand’ music festival on the beach opposite YMCA. Organised by event management firm E-Factor, the festival will see artistes like Baiju Dharmajan, Usha Uthup, Leslie Lewis and Revanth of Indian Idol fame performing in the city. Addressing a media conference here on Wednesday, district Collector Pravin Kumar said, “The event is not just for entertainment purpose. We plan to make this an annual feature. Our aim is the branding of the events at the national and international level in such a way that people across the globe will wait to be a part of it every year. This will lead to a big growth in the tourism industry of the region.” ‘Sounds on Sand’ will begin with hour-long performances of guitarist and music composer Baiju Dharmajan and singer Vijay Hegde at 7 a.m. on November 11 at the beach venue. The two-day festival will also provide a platform to local bands and artistes to showcase their talent.
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