Mysuru: Marking the birth anniversary of matinee idol Dr. Rajkumar, a musical nite titled ‘Doddor Dhwani’ was organised by Dr. Rajkumar Musical Group last evening at Kalamandira here led by orchestra Jayaram.
The programme featured hits of old Kannada movies starring Dr. Rajkumar. Singer Sarvamangala commenced the musical journey by rendering ‘Kanasalli bandavanare, manasalli ninthavanare’. Hits like ‘Navaduva nudiye Kannada nudi’, ‘Nee mudida mallige hoove’ and many more enthralled the audience. Jayaram rendered a song on Lord Ayyappa. Jayashri Mahesh presented Bharatanatya.
Pramati Hillview Academy Secretary H.V. Rajeev inaugurated. PTC Assistant Director Ramesh Acharya, Dy. Mayor Ratna Lakshman and others were present.
At Jaganmohan Palace: Madhuragana Kalavrunda too had organised a musical nite at Jaganmohan Palace featuring songs from movies of Rajkumar rendered by Ananya Bhat, Ramesh Kumar and others.
Inaugurating the event, Film Director Bhargava expressed happiness in seeing a packed audience to hear songs from Raj movies.
Child artistes Monica and Prerana presented a bharatanatya and a song respectively.
District Brahmana Sangha President D.T. Prakash, City Hoteliers Association President C. Narayana Gowda, Producer T.N. Venkatesh, Parimala Bhargava and others were present.