They kept audience in splits

They kept audience in splits

In fact, Nage Habba, the humor fest organised by Deccan Herald and Prajavani Group at Board High School Grounds here on Sunday, showered off the laughter and festive moods upon the audiences of Udupi who were surfed in the surge of humorous ambiance in the midst of their demanding schedule.

The temple town witnessed a large number of people who reserved their weekends to get dipped in the comedy time that was offered by the artistes who fascinated the people in the humor fest. It was all funfair and laughter. The milieu experienced lighter movements cheered up by huge crowd.

The venue was set by renowned comedy script writer M S Narasimhamurthy who began with “Ganesha sthuthi” followed by other humor chats. His comedy hits comprised many funny stories from Lord Ganesha, to Lord Krishna, from teachers to youths and so on. He said elders can learn many more things from children. Crowd cheered him whole heartedly when he narrated an incident of a fake doctor who displayed the board ‘leather specialist,’ outside his clinic instead of skin specialist.

Music and comedy artiste Mysore Anand mesmerised the gathering by his unique dance sequences. He brought alive the dance patterns followed during the early 40s by Kannada film industry to till date. His steps for popular music of times were cheered by the chorus of applauds. Comedy artiste Richard Louis also brought hilarity and fun by his comedy stories.

H Dundiraj and Ravi Bhajantri too were part of the humor show. Inaugurating Nage Habba, ZP CEO Rajshekar opined that these days laughter has become an expensive commodity. “We think twice before we laugh. The gesture needs to be incorporated in everyday life by every individual,” he added.