CNN-IBN's 'Golden South Poll': Mohanlal leads the race for the most popular Keralite

New Delhi, November 03, 2006: Competition is hot on CNN-IBN’s ‘The Golden South Poll’ for the most popular Keralite. According to the latest poll results for the most popular Keralite, Mohanlal, India's most spontaneous actor, is leading the race with 69.98% votes (trends at 06:00pm on November 3) as against his competitors: P.T Usha, Mammooty, E Shreedharan, E M S Namboodiripad and K R Narayanan.

The Golden South’, is a four weeklong series which showcase what makes South India, The Golden South and also marks the 50-year celebrations of formation of the four southern states - Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka.

“We are excited about the enormous response received from our viewers both on as well as through SMS on 2622. I am delighted that our viewers are appreciating our special series focusing on South India,” added Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN & IBN 7

The voting for the most popular Keralite is on till 6:00pm, Sunday, November 5th. The winner will be announced on Sunday, November 5th at 9:00pm on ‘India at 9’ on CNN-IBN. The viewers can vote by sending SMS<KER> to 2622 and vote for their favorite. The viewers can also logon to to cast their vote online.

CNN-IBN has entered into a strategic alliance with Mathrubhumi, the national daily in Malayalam and Radio City, wherein the findings of the poll are being featured daily.

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