|| A very
rare occasion to see dual 'R's
was a very well organized 100 days celebration of 'Appu'
at Ambedkar Bhavan in Bangalore last Saturday. Dr.Rajkumar
and Tamil superstar Rajanikanth took part in this three hours
long celebration. The affluent speech by Rajanikanth in Kannada
and humbleness of Dr. Rajkumar was a rare occasion to be seen that
graced the audience.
Rajani recalled his old days talking about his attachment with Bangalore
and how he used to see Dr.Rajkumar films in Shivaji and Kempegowda
theatres amidst the crazy crowd. Baraguru Ramachandrappa declared
Appu 100 days celebration is a 'Cultural feast of Kannada film
Industry'. Dr. Raj came in front of the mike for a speech with
a thunderous applause… He recollected his chat with Rajani… "I am
his fan. I eagerly wait to see this films". He also remembered the
film 'Netrikan' -a Tamil film in which Rajani did double role of
father and son with actress Lakshmi, which shows the depth of his
The celebrity of the function - Puneet Rajkumar announced his favorite
dual Rs. Rajkumar and Rajanikanth. They are like 'Rolls Royce'
complimented Puneet. The confidence of Shivanna and Raghu boosted
him up for success, he added. He thanked everyone for making APPU
a success and thrilled the crowd with the song 'Talibaan Alla Alla....'
Sanjeev Kulkarni and Aparna conducted this function effectively, while B.Saroja Devi, actor Jaggesh, Ramesh, Naiker (Yoga Master of Dr.Raj) etc also spoke on the occasion.