Mangalore : Inauguration of the auditions for ‘Bale Thelipaale Season 2’ Tulu comedy competition will take place on Sunday, 19th January, 2014 at Shasthavu Sri Bhoothanatheshwara Temple, Badaga Yedapadavu, Mijar, Mangalore at 12 Noon.
First audition will commence subsequently on the same day and on 20th January at 10:30 a.m., to continue thereafter on every Sunday andMonday respectively.
His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Vishvesha Thirtha Swamiji, pontiff of Sri Pejavar Math, Udupi has kindly consented to grace the inauguration ceremony. Famous theatre and Tulu film personalities Sri Devadas Kapikad and Sri Arjun Kapikad will be the Chief Guests along with Sri Pradeep Kumar Kalkura, President of DK District Kannada Sahitya Parishad.
Sri Vijaynath Vittal Shetty, Chief Co-ordinator of Sri Bhoothanatheshwara Temple and Dr Shivasharan, Director of NammaTV will be the selection panelists for the auditions.
Total of 36 new teams will participate in the first auditions. The winners and finalists of ‘Bale Thelipaale Season 1’ are prohibited from participating in the first audition.
In the second round, the top ten teams of the first audition will compete with the top ten finalists of ‘Bale Thelipaale Season 1’ for theFIRST PRIZE with jackpot of Rs. 2 lakhs. Other prizes are as follows:
- Second Prize – Rs. 1.5 lakh
- Third Prize – Rs. 1 lakh
- Fourth Prize – Rs. 75,000/-
- Fifth Prize – Rs. 50,000/-
- Sixth Prize – Rs. 10,000/-
‘Bale Thelipaale’ is organized by Shasthavu Sri Bhoothanatheshwara Temple in association with NammaTV. Capsule of the show is telecast on NammaTV every Monday to Friday from 8:15 to 8.45p.m with repeat at 10.30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Date of commencement of telecast will be announced on NammaTV through the regular promos.
“I am proud that Bale Thelipaale is the most successful Tulu TV show ever with the highest viewership. So far more than 20 lakh hits have been recorded for all the earlier episodes combined on You Tube. The first prize winning episode alone had recorded over 1,25,000 hits. This is a great day for Tulu and I appeal to all people to watch and enjoy this show,” says Sri Vijaynath Vittal Shetty, Chief Co-ordinator of Sri Bhoothanatheshwara Temple.