Dubai, July 8: "Konnect Kudla" the team which released the much spoken Vijay Kumar Kodialbail's "Oriyardori Asal" Tulu comedy film made waves in UAE and concluded shows in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on July 5 and 6, 2012 successfully.
The team of "Konnect Kudla" comprising of Prashant Acharya, Vasanth Shetty, Dhikshit Shetty, Noel D' Almeida, Shodhan Prasad, Navin and a group of youngsters who have worked day and night hardly to make this event happen. Their aim in connecting Tuluvas through entertainment will continue with the tremendous support given by the people of Tulunadu.
First ever grand premier at Galleria Cinema, Hyatt Regency, Dubai
A professional first ever Tulu Cinema grand premier show took place on 5th July, 2012 at Galleria, Hyatt Regency. Vijaya Kumar Kodialbail cut open the ribbon along with Likith Shetty, Ramya Barna, Prem Shetty, Prakash Shetty and all the members of Konnect Kudla in the midst of the huge numbers of Tuluvas who flocked the theatre much earlier than the scheduled time, eagerly waiting for the show to start. Soon after the inauguration the whole lot of Tuluvas captured the seats and soon it was houseful audience at Galleria. Before the start of the movie was a small inaugural speech and felicitation to the arrived artists of Oriyardori Asal presented by the Members of Konnect Kudla. As per the traditions "Pingara" was opened as a sign of Tuluva inauguration style. Soon the silver screen opened up and people watched the much awaited movie with laughter, jumping from their seats and enjoying every bit of the movie.
Second show at Bollywood Cinema, Al Quoz
Soon after the screening at Galleria the reels were sent to Bollywood Cinema, Al Quoz for a second show screening at 10.30 pm. It was again fully crowded auditorium with fans flocked the theatre much in advance than the scheduled time. Shodhan Prasad welcomed the crowd, while Actor Likith Shetty spoke few words to the public and the show started. In the interval, Vijay Kumar Shetty and Actress Ramya were introduced and they spoke a few words before the continuation of the second part. The response was so great that those who did not get the tickets in Galleria have managed to get the tickets here in Al Quoz.
Konnect Kudla appreciated Ganesh Urwa, a dedicated single man who have within two days of confirmation have distributed all the tickets of the movie professionally with the available details from the online booking, which again is a new concept being designed by Ranjit Bajpe on behalf of the organisers.
Twin shows at Abu Dhabi Emirate
Though the team "Oriyardori Asal" arrived late at Abu Dhabi than the scheduled time, the fans at Abu Dhabi on Friday the 6th July, 2012 at 1.30 PM at Eldarado Cinema, Abu Dhabi where restless and awaiting for a glimpse of those arrived Actor, Actress and of course the Writer Vijaya Kumar himself. Soon there was a inauguration ceremony arranged by Sarvotham Shetty wherein Padmashree Dr. B.R. Shetty and his wife Dr. Chandrakumari B.R. Shetty along with prominent personalities like Rajyotsava Awardee, Shekar Shetty, Sunder Shetty, Ramesh Shetty, Jayaram Rai and many prominent business men cut open the ribbon and entered the auditorium. Again on the stage before the screening there was a traditional "Pingara" opening up and a small speech by Vijaya Kumar himself. The film was later flashed on the silver screen and every one enjoyed the movie. The second screening was at around 4.30 PM and before the screening, Dr. B.R. Shetty spoke on the subject while the audience applauded on his humorous speech while Vijaya Kumar thanked the audience for their support. Konnect Kudla again were successful for the screening of the movie in Abu Dhabi wherein one of the enthusiastic promoter Bhasker Shetty of Al Shakira Tailors managed single handedly to distribute the whole lot of tickets for Abu Dhabi professionally.