Mumbai: With Ganesh Chathurthi festival coming to an end, BIG 92.7 FM, Bangalore’s No.1 FM station announced Devi Prakash as the winner of Comedy Ganesha contest and was felicitated by the popular comedian Sihi Kahi Chandru at the BIG FM office.
BIG FM RJ’s Harsha, Shruthi and Rohith supported each of the top 3 shortlisted finalists Raghu, Prakash and Bharath who performed on-air between the 4th & 9th of September while requesting listeners to vote for them. Based on the number of votes received, Prakash a soft spoken tourist cab driver was picked as the winner. He will now get a chance to play a role in a Kannada comedy TV serial called Point Parimala.
In tune with the vibe of the city, this contest was conceptualized and aimed towards identifying the best comedian in Bangalore since Ganesha is known for his talent, wit & wisdom.
Speaking on the occasion BIG 92.7 FM cluster head Karnataka and Kerala Sunil Kumaran said, "Radio is an excellent platform to identify and popularize local talent. I’m delighted to share that Comedy Ganesha contest has received tremendous response from our listeners. We look forward to entertaining the city of Bengaluru with many more such innovative campaigns".
BIG FM has also installed a massive eco-friendly Ganesha at Total Mall on Sarjapur Rd where the RJ’s did live links of the festivities & gave pointers on celebrating the occasion in an eco-friendly manner. This idol will be taken from Total Mall at 4pm to the famous Ulsoor Lake for visarjan on 13th Sept with Dhol players and listeners accompanying the convoy all through the way.