Karkala, Jan 26, 2017 : Renowned Yakshagana Bhagavatha Patla Sathish Shetty received the Kundeshwar Samman at a function held here recently.
Harinararyanadasa Asranna presented the Award to the artiste. Speaking after receiving the Award, Satish Shetty said the award and recognition conferred on him has increased the responsibilities on his shoulder to perform still better. He also stated that Kateel Goddess Durgaparameshwari was his inspiration.
Jithendra Kundeshwara who organised the event, spoke on the social service initiatives of Patla Sathish Shetty through his Yaksha Dhruva Foundation.
Vakwadi Praveen Shetty, owner of Fortune Group, Yakshagana artiste Ganesh Kolekadi, former MLA Gopal Bhandary, Chief Secretary of Yaksha Dhruva Foundation Purushottam Bhandary, District Youth Congress President Mithun Rai, Namma Kudla Director Leelaksha Karkera and others were present.
The awardee Patla Satish Shetty has been serving Kateel Mela since 12 years. A Yakshagana Thalamaddale led by Satish Shetty and a play Mooru Suttu by Kullappu team of Kundapur enthralled the gathering.