Top stars like Chiranjeevi and Venkatesh were among twenty eight actors from the eighties who got together recently to celebrate their friendship and brotherhood. The actors from the four south Indian film industries and Bollywood have made it a practice to have a union every year to strengthen the bonds between them. The reunion this year was the eighth such time the actors had come together.
The reunion, a two-day experience this year, took place at an exotic sea side Intercontinental Resort in Mahabalipuram. Sources say the theme this time was purple. The guests arrived on the morning of November 17. At 7 pm, the stars came in one by one to the hall dressed in purple and were greeted with a broach made of orchid flowers and tiara made of purple flowers and green.
Suhasini and Lissy were the hosts and they had support from Rajkumar Sethupathy, Poornima Bhagyaraj and Kushbu.
The group photo shoot started the celebrations, It was rare sight to see 28 stars all shine in deep purple. This year part of entertainment ,1960s and 70s melody Hindi songs were performed by Revathy , Kushbu as solos and duets by Suresh & Ramya, Sumalatha & Naresh finally Radhika & Sarathkumar and the prizes were won by Revathy and Kushbu
There was also a ramp walk first by the women and then by the men. The Men’s team lead by Chiranjeevi was declared the winner.
Singer Sriram sang songs of each star including Poonam and Jackie Shroff from Bollywood to Venketesh, Suresh and Bhagyaraj from the South. All the actors narrated interesting anecdotes about their songs.
At 6, the next morning, the stars drove to a place deeper down to have an authentic Tamil breakfast. After that, there were holistic, spiritual and philosophical discussions.
On November 19, the stars returned to their respective shooting schedules to their cities.
Here is a list of all the stars who attended the reunion this year.
3. Sharath kumar
4. Jackie Shroff
15. Radhika Sharath kumar
18. Jai Sudha
19. Poonam Dhilon
20. Poornima Bhagyaraj
21. Ramya Krishnan
22. Parvathy Jayaram