The North American Telugu Society (NATS) held a curtain raiser event at a star hotel in Hyderabad on Tuesday in the run-up to the NATS Telugu Sambaralu 2023 to be held in New Jersey on May 26, 27, and 28.
Bapu Nuthi, the President of NATS, invited several Telugu personalities to be a part of the grand event. Sridhar Appasani, the convenor of NATS, announced that the organization will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of NT Rama Rao. Besides, the legacy of Ghantasala and Allu Ramalingiah will also be celebrated.
Jayasudha and Sai Kumar's film legacy will also be celebrated now that they have entered their 50th year in films.
NATS, which has been carrying out welfare and social service activities, will be pledging 25% of the collected funds in the run-up to the upcoming event towards social work.
"We will also be organizing an event of CXO Forum to facilitate young entrepreneurs with startup ideas so that they win the attention of investors," said Raj Allada, the Deputy Convenor of NATS.
List of celebs who will be making it to the event:
Allu Aravind, yesteryear actress Jayasudha, lyricist Chandrabose, comedian-politician Ali, veteran filmmaker Kondandarami Reddy, director B Gopal, 'Krack' maker Gopichand Malineni, SSMB29 producer KL Narayana, actor-director Srinivas Avasarala, 'Dialogue King' Sai Kumar, playback singer Simha, lyricist Sira Sri, actor Siva Balaji, Madhumita, Praveena, Rajitha, Bogg Boss fame Himaja, Bigg Boss fame Sohel, and others.
Vega Sri Gold & Diamond will be sponsoring the NTR Centenary Celebrations. Other sponsors include Vadilal Ice Cream, Vykunt Developers, Telugu Foods, Razberrys Delicos, and Avigna Jewelers.