Feast for family and friends

EXPERT Nigella LawsonWatch Nigella Bites — Trashy on TLC on March 11 at 10 pm. Nigella Lawson makes no secret of the fact that she loves eating and entertaining. Nigella Bites invites us into her kitchen to learn how easy and effective a good meal can be — whether you are cooking a stolen treat for one or a feast for an entire tribe of friends and family.
In this episode, viewers can watch the gorgeous lady prepare Elvis Presley’s fried peanut butter and banana sandwich, ham in coke and chocolate lime cheesecake.

Honouring the legendary singer

Suvarna Channel presents Yesudas Hrudayaraaga on March 13 at 12.30 pm. As part of a star studded, live-in concert in Bangalore, Yesudas mesmerised a crowd of over 20,000 people with some of his best songs. Joining him were over 30 singers and music directors from South, including Ilayaraaja,  Hamsalekha, P B Srinivas, P Susheela and L R Eshwari.

LIGHT MOMENT Hamsalekha and Yesudas. Highlights of the memorable event included Karnataka’s very own musical genius, veteran singer P B Srinivas announcing himself as the first fan of Yesudas; and Yesudas singing one of his all time hits, Harivaraasanam, on stage after almost two decades on the request of P B Srinivas.

Yesudas, who has completed 50 years of singing, shared his life’s experiences and association with the Kannada film industry. He sang some of his evergreen Kannada songs including Kaalavannu Thadeyoru Yaroo Illa, Nille Alle Gowramma, Sneha Athimadhura, Aa Karnananthe and Bangarada Bombe.

Anchored by Vijay Prakash of Jai ho fame, the mega event held at Palace Grounds, saw celebrated singers, music directors and actors coming together. Some of the guests included Gurukiran, B K Sumitra, Manjula Gururaj, K Kalyan, V Manohar, Ambarish, Dwarakish, R P Patnaik, Vijay Yesudas, Archana Udupa, Ajay Warrier, Chitra, Chandrika Gururaj, Badri Prasad, Ramesh Chandra, Madhu Balakrishna and Rajesh Ramnath.