Vijay TV to air star lit event as New Year special

CHENNAI:Netru Indru Nalai , an event organized by The Banyan, a non government organisation working with mentally unstable destitute women in Chennai, is scheduled to be shown as a new year special on 1 January 2003 on Vijay TV.

The event which took place on 14 December 2002, was attended by some of the biggest stars of Kollywood such as Kamal Hassan, Simran, Sneha, Ramya Krishnan, Rambha, SP Balasubramaniam, Yesudas, Srinivas, Karthik, Suresh Peters, Sujatha, Chinmayi to name a few, is slated to be one of the most successful events of the year.

The event was anchored by Suhasini Manirathnam, Revathy and Vijay Adiraj and had performances by Rambha, Simran and Ramya Krishnan and Star's girl band Viva, states a release. S P Balasubramaniam and Yesudas contributed to the cause by taking the audience on a nostalgic trip through the music of yesteryears and Kamal Hassan gave a preview of his forthcoming movie Anbe Sivam by rendering its title song, says an official release.

The essence of the show was the Banyan Anthem penned by the Vairamuthu, one of the most versatile and leading lyricists of Tamil cinema, and set to tune by Srinivas and sung by a kingdom of singers holding lit diyas to signify the solemnity of the event.

According to the release, the fund-raiser event will help Banyan to provide shelter, care and medical and psychiatric services for its inmates.

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