C.Ashwath is counting his days! His fans are counting days for his birthday on 29th of December! C.Ashwath the most prolific singer composer who is on ventilator at Columbia Asia Hospital ICU since one week (his medical expenses per day is said to be Rs.50000 – Rs.25000 of this is part of ICU charges). C.Ashwath was admitted for Lever failure.
The Karnataka government has come forward to meet the entire medical expenses of this great personality C.Ashwath of Karnataka who has national and international reputation. C.Ashwath singer, composer to theatre, light music, Bhavageethe, film and television is a sterling personality.
It is leaving a feeling that C.Ashwath is saying I will See You (ICU) but doctors attending on him Dr Suresh (Emergency cell) Dr Anand and Dr Vivek have put C.Ashwath on ventilator as demanded by more than 50 percent of his fans and family members. The main reason for this is the celebration of 70th birthday of doyen of Bhavageethe C Ashwath on 29th of this month at Ravindra Kalakshetra.
Meanwhile the efforts and prayers are going from many to retain C.Ashwath on this earth. Singers MD Pallavi and Sangeetha Katti are visiting daily the ICU ward where C Ashwath is bedridden and singing the ‘Bhavageethe’ in his ears and praying for God to get back the good health.
As the preparations for the 70th birthday of C.Ashwath is going on for the last one year for 29th of this month with emotional backdrop this program is conducted.
The 10 songs the last compositions of C.Ashwath ‘BANGARADHA THERU’ (meaning golden chariot) a right title at the right time – CD from Lahari Recording company is a part of the function at Ravindra Kalakshetra on 29th evening between 4 and 6 pm.
Rashtra Kavi G.S.Shivarudrppa will be the chief guest of this event. Ashwath 70 a book is released on this occasion and a calendar ‘Ruthu Kavya’ is another release at this touching function.
Heli Hogu Kaarana Hoguva Modhalu…..nanna balininda dooraguva modhalu….Heli Hogu Kaarana…..Hoguva Modhalu…. Is he heading for Kaanadadha Kadalige….No doubt C.Ashwath is Karnatakadha Aasthi!