Presents by

HOST

Dr.S.P.Balasubramanyam

Dr.S.P.Balasubramanyam known as GAANA GANDHARVA, is the towering personality in Indian Filmdom, who needs no introduction to the Indians in general and Telugu People across the globe in particular. He had a credit of recording more than 40 thousands songs in a career-span of 4 decades, which is a rare record in the world. He won the NATIONAL FILM AWARD FOR BEST PLAY-BACK SINGER for 6 times and had number of other awards from different State Governments to his crown of glory, including the very popular FILMFARE AWARDS too.

Padutha Theeyaga is now back for the second season, hosted by great Telugu playback singer who is a known name among fans and entertainment circles. Through this program, every kid between 8 and 12 who can sing along in Telugu is welcome to participate in the respective city audition, and grab the opportunity of a lifetime for meeting the great host S P Balasubramanyam. The singer has rendered over 40,000 songs in different Telugu and other languages. The presence of the host would provide the kids with innovative ideas to develop their singing caliber and live up to the musical moments to be shared with the audience in various American cities.

Padutha Theeyaga has charted a program of exciting contest that is going to be a marathon from start to the finish, with the moderation of the great S P Balasubramanyam. Telugu brethren across major cities in the length and breadth of the US are sure to encourage their wards to be a part of something that would go deep in memory as a historic effort to bring the best capable host for the first ever Telugu singing contest for kids in the US. The program would also witness guests from the major Telugu film fraternity and superstar celebrities who would give company to the host S P Balasubramanyam.


Special Guests


Suma Kanakala

Suma,a presenter from the age of 21, has hosted many telugu audio launches, film awards and functions. Although natively Malayali, she speaks fluent telugu.

She has acted in several successful telugu TV serials and shows, inc;uding Swayamvaram, Geetanjali, and Ravoyi chandamama . Suma's flagship show is Star Mahila on ETV, which is primarily aimed at a female audience.


Jonnavithula Ramalingeswara Rao

Jonnavithula Ramalingeswara Rao is a noted lyricist and singer who composed a number of songs for South Indian cinema involving the Telugu film industry. He initiated his career primarily as a playback singer, and proceeded to writing lyrics subsequently for a number of movies produced in Telugu.

Jonnavithhula Ramalingeswara Rao has been a special guest at many occasions, including the singing contest Padutha Theeyaga 2013 in the US. The star lyricist is set to return to feature as special guest in the 2014 season meant exclusively for kid singers.


Parthasarathy Nemani

Parthasarathy Nemani, popularly known as Parthu, is an Indian (Telugu Playback Singer). Parthu, a renowned Playback singer inTollywood with rich classical music background is best known for his Melodies.

Parthu, has rendered more than 100 film songs and sung more than 2000 private songs in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Kannada.

Parthu is one of the very few Telugu Playback singers who performed in five continents across the Globe. Parthu debuted as music director with a recent Telugu film and has also composed music for several fusion, devotional albums.


Sirivennala Sitaramasastri

Chembolu Sirivennela Sitaramasastri (born 20 May 1955) is an Indian lyricist known for his works in Telugu Cinema. He won the Nandi Award for Best Lyricist 10 times and Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu 3 times.

He was the key note speaker at the Telugu Association of North America's celebrations held in Chicago between 2 and 4 July 2009. He is currently the highest paid film lyricist in Andhra Pradesh. Recently, He was also felicitated by the Bay Area Telugu association


Vandemataram Sreenivas

Vandemataram Srinivas (Telugu: వందేమాతరం శ్రీనివాస్) is a South Indian Music Director, Who is also a playback singer and an Actor and film director


Ananta Sriram Chegondi

Ananta Sriram Chegondi (born 8 April 1984) is an Indian lyricist, mainly writing lyrics for songs in Telugu language films. He is a nephew of the politician and cine producer Chegondi Venkata Harirama Jogaiah and hails from Palakollu area of West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He studied in Bapatla Engineering College. He discontinued studies when he was in 3rd year of graduation. As a child he was going to literary discussion with his father.

Ananta Sriram is one of the most sought after lyricists in the Telugu Film Industry. Sriram married Swathy in Palakollu on November 17, 2010. He won Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist - Telugu filmYeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu 2012.


Laya Gorty

Laya Gorty is a Telugu film actress and a Kuchipudi dancer. Her debut film as child actor is Bhadram Koduko in 1992. Later, she started as an actress with Telugu Film Swayamvaram in 1999 along with another popular actor, Venu in 1999. She went on to act in about 40 Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam films.


Mano (Nagoor Babu)

Nagoor Babu, known by his stage name, Mano, is an Indian playback singer, voice-over artist, actor, producer, television anchor and music composer. He is a recipient of several awards such as the "Kalaimamani" award from the Government of Tamil Nadu and Nandi Awards from the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Mano has recorded more than 30,000 songs for various Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Oriya and Bollywood films. He has also performed for over 3000 live concerts across the continents.