Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (EP)
Mumbai, Oct 20: ‘Yakshayana’, a book of the collection of Yakshagana parts played by Hosabettu Laxminarayana Rao, secretary of Padhaveedhara Yakshagana samithi, Mumbai was released at Subrahmanya math auditorium, Cheddanagar, Chembur west, Mumbai on October 17. Hosabettu Laxminarayana Rao has been serving as the secretary of the Yakshagana samithi for the last 25 years.
The book published by H Laxminarayana Rao Abhimani Balaga was released by veteran Yakshagana artiste K K Shetty in a programme presided over by well known Yakshagana artiste Ganalola Polya Lakshminarayana Shetty. BSKB association honorary secretary Ananta Padmanabha Pothi and organizer G T Acharya felicitated and congratulated the Rao couple.
A yakshagana play titled ‘Vali Moksha’ was performed by Polya Laxminarayana Shetty and well known yakshagana artistes of Mumbai as part of the programme. K K Shetty, Vasu Shetty Marnadu, Prakash Paniyoor, Geetha R L Bhat, Inna Ananda Shetty, Kananjar Suresh Shetty and H Laxminarayana Rao took part in it.
Skanda Sandeep Rao sang a prayer. Aparna Rao welcomed. Y V Madhusoodan Rao introduced the book and gave a congratulatory address. Prema Rao compered the programme. Laxminarayana Rao gave an introduction and rendered a vote of thanks. Vibha Sandeep Rao performed dances.