Mysuru: Geeth Gaatha Chal… the popular musical show by Doctors and their family has been entertaining the culture-loving Mysureans since the past 16 years and the 17th edition will be presented on Feb.18 (Sunday) at Kalamandira.
The show, which is known for its punctuality, will start at 5 pm and the audience are requested to be seated by 4.30 pm. Dr. Jagannath Shenoy, Industrialist and Philanthropist and Kusuma Shenoy, who have been patronising and sponsoring the event all these years, will be present on the occasion. H.R. Leelavathi, noted Sugama Sangeetha exponent, will be the chief guest. This year’s show will have three dances and three new singers. Noted danseuse Sparsha Shenoy will also be performing.
Dr. P.A. Kushalappa is the Organising Chairperson having been handed the leadership role from his mentor Dr. C. Umesh Kamath. Syed Aftab Ahmed will compere the show. Dr. M.S. Vishweshwara is the Programme Co-ordinator.
A feast of old Kannada and Hindi songs will be presented by the following singers at the doctor’s musical evening:
Dr. M.S. Natashekhar, Dr. A.L. Hemalatha, Dr. P.A. Kushalappa, Dr. U. Ganesh Rao, Dr. U.G. Shenoy, Dr. S.K. Ghori, Dr. Sushma Krishna Murthy, Dr. Seethalaxmi Somnath, Dr. Amrutha Upadhya, Dr. Snehashree Nirmal Kumar, Dr. G.D. Ravikumar, M. Prithvi Shankar, Dr. R.L. Varsha, Dr. Somnath Vasudev, Preethi Prabhu, Kavitha Niyath, Sparsha Shenoy, Apoorva Natashekar and Arathi Rao.