Mangaluru, Jan 13, 2018: A devotional music CD "Sri Kadri Manjunatha Geethamrutha" composed by the eminent veteran music director Rajan of the famed Rajan-Nagendra duo, was released at a function held at Town Hall on January 12, Friday.
The veteran music director was felicitated on the occasion by Mayor Kavitha Sanil along with other dignitaries who graced the occasion. Lyricist of the songs Doddarangegowda, V Manohar, Shakuntala Kini and Smitha Karthik were also felicitated on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajan called upon all music lovers to listen to the songs.
Veteran poet Doddarange Gowda whp penned the songs said he had to refer to several books to write the lyrics hailing Kadri Manjunatha. There are a total of nine songs in the CD. Eminent playback singers SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ajay Warrier, Lakshmish Bhandary, Ankitha Kundu and Anuradha Bhat have lent voice for the songs.
Director of Bhandary Builders Lakshmish Bhandary, chief whip of MCC Shashidhar Hegde, Corporator D K Ashok, Kadri Temple Trustee Dinesh Devadiga and others were present.
A musical programme was also presented by singers Ajay Warrier, Anuradha Bhat, Badari Prasad and Ankitha Kundu on the occasion.