A Tennis ball cricket tourney will be organised in the memory of Sahasa Simha Dr. Vishnuvardhana whose birthday falls on September 18.
This tennis ball tourney will be organised by the Sneha Loka team in association with Rotary Club. Giving details about the Tennis Ball tourney in a press meet, Halappa of the Rotary Club said that the tournament will be inaugurated on 9th September at 9.30 A.M. at Jayanagara National College grounds. He said that the winners of the tourney will be presented with the Dr. Vishnuvardhana cup on the actor's birthday which falls on September 18. It may be recalled that Dr. Vishnu had started the Senha Loka which brought in integration of cricket players, enthusaists and also film artists and technicians. His idea was to bring in a sense of oneness among the film industry people which had achieved its goal during his times.
24 teams will be participating in the cricket tourney which includes teams represented by Century Star Shivarajakumar, Duniya Vijay team, Dancers Association, TV Artists Association, three local Kannada Organizations are part of this year's contest. A number of corporate teams will also be taking part in the contest.
Speedsters Javagal Srinath and spin mantrik Anil Kumble will be present at the inauguration of the toruney. Police DGP Lal Rukuma Pachavora will also be present. Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana, Anirudh, Shivarama, Shobaraj, Muralidhar Halappa took part in the media address.