Telugu Association of Southern California (TASC) proudly presented its biggest bonanza event of the year - TASC Star Nite on July 16th at Marsee Auditorium, Los Angeles, California. TASC continues its 45 years celebrations in a mega scale with an exuberant star studded Star Nite event. More than 1900 people attended this rocking show in spite of hot summer weather and holiday season.
Event started with traditional Jyothi Prajwalana(lamp lighting) by the TASC President Bayapa Reddy and rest of the Executive members. Event kick started with an awesome traditional kuchipudi dance by Niharika Pendekanti team. It was followed by some great singing by Sumangali, sai silpa and Krishna Chaitanya.
Energetic dances by Bhavya Sri, Rachana Maurya, Prabhakar and Chandini really thrilled the audience. Folk Songs and Poems explaining the greatness of Telugu language, culture, temples and food was by the legendary Goreti Venkanna garu and young writer karthik was the real highlight of the show. He showed the purity and the sweetness of the Telugu language.
Telugu Pop queen Smita enthralled the audience with her sizzling songs like Kiliki, Evaraina choosintara...
Anchoring by Racha Ramullama added special attraction and carried the entire show in a fun filled way with her good timing and accent.
Event also showcased some delightful rocking performances by the local talent and choreographed by Navin and Prasoona. TASC continues support and provide a platform to showcase the local talent.
Telangana special dinner by Dosa Place with Ankapur chicken, Bagara rice, Bagara Baingan and Vellanki Mysorepak... was served along with other items during the dinner and was liked by everyone.
During the event TASC team felicitated Dr. Prem Reddy garu, E. Ravinder Reddy MLA garu, TATA President Jhansi Reddy garu, Dr. Jeereddy Prasad garu, Venku Reddy garu, Kumar Koneru garu and all the artists who performed in the event. Dr. Prem Reddy garu stressed the importance of all the organizations to work in unity and congratulated the TASC 2016 team for pulling off such a spectacular Starnite show.
TASC President Bayapa Reddy thanked the Executive Committee(Butchi Reddy, Rajendhar Gujjula, Ram Koditala, Mallik Bonthu), volunteers, artists, and donors for making this event a grand successful event. He promised many more such events for the rest of the 2016.