Dubai: KaDaM's 5th anniversary program is scheduled to be held on 23rd October, 20115 at Sheraton Deira, Dubai and will kick start sharp at 10 am sharp with a promise to render an exciting day filled with loads of entertainment, fun, frolic followed by a sumptuous lunch.
KaDaM is a socio cultural forum established in the year 2010 in Dubai and since its inception has been gaining ground 'step' by 'step' and to put it in other words it is 'KaDaM' by 'KaDaM' in Hindi. Every year KaDaM honors its community members who have excelled in one or the other field and confers on them 'Devadiga Sadaka Prashasti '. Since 2010 the sequence of people who have been conferred this Prashasti are B.G.Mohandas, Seena Devadiga, Meghana Saligrama, & Raghurama Devadiga. This year two prominent figures are sharing this award. Raju Devadiga a well known politician and Vijayalakshmi Shibaroor a Journalist both who are flying from India to receive this honour.
As of date, “KaDaM” takes pride to announce that a whopping sum of around Rs 15 Lakhs has been accumulated as KaDaM Education Fund & kept in a bank as a Fixed deposit. The accrued interest thus gained and other contribution from members & sponsors are utilized as scholarship, distribution of books, medical help etc. Moreover every year KaDaM's members and well wishers donate blood at Sheikha Latifa hospital Dubai as a committment to the land where we serve.
This year for KaDaM’s 5th anniversary very many celebrities will be arriving from India and the main attraction will be the well known South Indian actress Vinaya Prasad.
Popular South Indian Actress Vinaya Prasad of Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu language films will be the Guest of Honour for KaDaM's 5th annual celebrations along with other celebrities. Vinaya Prasad who has also featured in various Television Serials has won the State Best Actress Award for her performances in Aathanka (1993) and Bannada Hejje (2001) & Kerala Critics Award for overall Performance and also has bagged many Social & Fan Club Awards in her career. The senior actress in her career has co-starred with veterans like Vishnuvardhan, Ambarish, Ananth Nag, Rajnikanth, Mohanlal, Venkatesh, Akkineni Nagarjuna, V.Ravichandran, Shivarajkumar, Mahesh Babu, Jr.NTR and others.
Fluent in Kannada, Tulu, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi & English she has conquered the Hearts of lakhs of audience by her spell bounding speeches and anchoring. Other than acting she is a versatile singer by herself and has contributed few private Kannada & Hindi Albums.
She has to her credit around 250 hit films and some of the famous films are Ganeshana Maduve, Gauri Ganesha, Karulina Koogu, Yarigu Hela Bedi, Apta Rakshaka, Neenu Nakkare Haalu Sakkare, Mani Chitra Tazu, Perundachchan, Kalisundam-raa, Shiradi Sai, Dukadu, Indra, Chandramukhi, Koti Chennaya etc. In TV serials she has acted in Sthree in Malyalam, Shakhti in Kannada are remembered for her unforgettable performance. Blessed with a good family which supports and follows her in the fields of Art n Creation.
Another star of the evening is Jyothiprakash Atre, popularly known as JP in the industry who will also be a guest of honour during KaDaM's 5th anniversary Celebrations. Jyothiprakash Atre started his creative career from writing Plays like Shehazada (enacted by Nana Patekar), Bus Naqab Uthane Taq (Presented by late Shafi Inamdar) and Doosara Sisila (enacted by Reema Lagu). He took Advertising as main profession and has conceived huge campaigns for Multi Nationals. Well versed in crafting TV Commercials, Documentaries, Corporate films, Jingles etc., JP has contributed as Screen Writer to many TV Serials in Marathi and Hindi. Hindi Serials like Dhadkan on Sony & Kagaar on SaharaTV are some of them. He has produced & directed a musical TV show in Kannada called Sugama Saregama Express.
JP is also a popular Singer known as a reincarnation of Kishore kumar who has rocked the audience from Mumbai, Bangalore and other towns wherever he performed. To his credit h has also written & composed various Musical Albums. Chaand Savaari is one such land mark involving Dr. S.P. Balasubrahmaniam & Pandit Shankar Shanbhaug as lead singers.
Another Guest is a well known journalist Vijayalakshmi Shibaroor who is the Special investigative correspondent in Asianet groups Suvarna news 24x7 - Kannada news channel and has won Karnataka Media Academy Award 2010-11, Madhyam Ratna 2011-12, Bangaluru Ratna 2012- 13, Namma Bangalore Award 2014-15, Madyama Snamaan for Best investigative reporter 2012 -13 etc.
She did Pakistan tour and made a documentary on socio economic condition of Pakistan, did more than 215 investigative stories, Produced investigative programme ‘Cover story’ which is one of the popular investigative programme in Kannada news channels. Cover story creates awareness among public on many social issues. Stories on adulterated food has created tremendous impact on public. Her Lottery scam, betting scam, Play home scam, Water scam, Anganawadi scam, food scam, bonded child labour in Bangalore has made impact and made government react positively changing its policy.
She has Produced popular political programme like Nimma uru Nimma Dooru, Chunavana payana, Janamata and also lead Bangalore bureau, life style team and produced programme like Hot and Cool, Fit and Fine, Prime Property. Further she did many live programmes related to politics, spiritual, traditional as well as current affair and also has worked as Magazine editor, General desk in charge and also has to her credit published more than 150 articles in various News Papers in Kannada and English.
VJ Vineeth will be also be the Guest of Honour and will take over the stage programme throughout the day in his imitable style. A theater and mime artist by himself Vineeth is also a Model, Director, Anchor, & MC and has worked as an anchor and VJ for V4 TV NEWS Channel, Sahaya TV and currently working in Spandana TV as a VJ. He has acted as model in an TV Advertisement for mineral water "Aqua ICE BERG" and acted as a model for TV Advertisement for INFRA cooling refrigerators.
He played a lead role in KANNADA Telefilm "SALUGE", acted in "RANG", "SOOMBE" Tulu movies plus is features as a lead in upcoming Tulu movie "RAMBAROOTI" and "MAARNEMI" .
One more celebrity to join the KaDaM's anniversary is Ravi Bhat a south Indian TV and Film actor who has acted in many Kannada and Telugu films including TV serials. Currently he is playing the role of Yudishtira in Kannada mega serial Mahabharata running in Udaya TV
A Gold medalist post graduate from Mangalore university has done MBA from QUT Brisbane, Australia.
Worked as lecturer at PPC Udupi later joined corporate world, quit as VP operations at SAMCO, Chicago.
Acted in various movies and TV serials in Telugu and Tamil and also acted in one Tulu Movie "Shattardulai" which is yet to get released. Ravi Bhat is married with wife who is serving in customs and has one daughter doing hotel management.
KaDaM requests its Members and Families to come in large numbers and make this moment a memorable one. The Managing Committee is expecting an overwhelming response for the function, and any one requires assistance to know more about the program, may please feel free to contact the below:-
Nithyananda Beskoor 050-6191209 &/Or Dinesh Devadiga 055-9546386