While Tollywood is bracing up for a series of extravagant entertainment programmes through a Telethon, a televised fundraising event that is going to last for 12 hours of continuous live telecast on November 30, and who’s who of Telugu film fraternity are going to grace the most-anticipated event ‘Memu Saitham’ in order to raise funds for the victims of recent cyclonic storm Hudhud, here’s the inside buzz on the programmes that are going to be aired. In the 12 hours of the event, a chunk of it, 6 hours, would be completely “Cricket Tournament” where the likes of Jr NTR, Akhil, Venkatesh, Srikanth, Tarun etc are expected to participate.
Besides the Cricket Tournament, there will be a slew of entertainment programmes between stars like Anthakshari, Quizzes and most importantly never-before seen “Skits”. The breaking news is that both Pawan Kalyan and Mahesh Babu are joining their forces for a Skit as part of the event and it will be directed by none other than Trivikram Srinivas who shares good rapport with both the stars. Sources in the know confirmed the developments.
According to highly reliable sources, leading entertainment channel Gemini TV is the front runner in the race to bag the telecast rights of show and the channel is likely to shell out a bomb for this extravagant event. And buzz is that the event would end with a dinner programme with a host of dishes and cuisines with finest quality and taste. If you’re wondering how much the dinner cost would be it costs Rs 1 Lakh per couple. All the funds raised through these programmes will be sent to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.