When a catastrophe or calamity occurs, there is a voluntary response which comes from the film fraternity and that makes a huge difference to the common people. When Vizag was battered by Hudhud cyclone, Tollywood came forward with ‘Memu Saitham’ initiative and it was a grand success.
Tollywood’s prestigious Hudhud Relief fund raising event Memu Saitham has opened with pomp and grandeur! The Dine with Stars event that took place on 29th Nov has given the right start needed for this magnanimous entertainment extravaganza.
This Dine with Stars event was conducted at JRC Convention, Hyderabad. Most of our Tollywood celebs except Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan, Ram Charan and NTR graced this event! 250 lucky couples were selected for this opulent dinner.
Tollywood’s most prestigious fund raising event Memu Saitham has flagged off second day on a grand fashion. Fun filled kabbadi match between Manchu Manoj Red Panthers team and Manchu vishnu team. Manoj team won the kabbadi match. Then the star cricket match between Nag, Venky, Charan, NTR team was held very entertaining and this time even heroines are in the team. Nagarjuna team won Memu Saitham Cricket Stars Cup.
At regular intervals comedy skits and special dance performances by Tollywood celebs has kept tv viewers engaged throughout the day. Star Antakshari program was conducted by singer Mano between four teams and there is blend of old, new songs from the teams.
HIGHLIGHT of Memu Saitham event
> Mega Star Chiranjeevi danced on Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. title song. Chiru mesmerized everyone with same grace and natural leg moment steps to the song.
> Nandamuri Lion Balakrishna was the true Star Performer of the day. He rocked and mesmerized one and all with his skits and songs. His first song “Chalaaki…” song pumped in more adrenalin in the show. His skit with Suresh was out and out hilarious.
> Lively commentary of Victory Venaktesh during kabbadi match and his spontaneity during Star Antakshari program has unveiled new side of the hero.
A total of Rs 13 crores was collected with this initiative, including the donations made by general public on memusaitham website and the proceeds were given to the CM relief fund for the Hudhud victims.