BIG 92.7 FM, Bangalore turned two years old on 9th Oct’08 and to celebrate this glorious occasion, the station organized a very special treat. Over 20 children from Asha Nilaya, an orphanage in Ejipura got to enjoy their holiday along with BIG FM RJ’s and sandalwood celebrities at Cubbon Park. These children along with Radhika Gandhi and Shravanth (from the movie Chikamagalura Chikamallige) cut a huge 9.27kg cake and released over 100 helium balloons to commemorate the occasion.
Listeners who tuned into BIG 92.7 FM on the 9th of Oct got a chance to win attractive gifts through the day as part of the anniversary celebrations. Celebrities like Darshan, Sharmila Mandre, Diganth and many more went on-air to wish BIG FM a very happy and successful birthday.
Speaking about the initiative Sunil Kumaran, Cluster Head, BIG 92.7 FM, Karnataka & Kerala said, “For the past two years we have been entertaining our listeners with great content as well as creating awareness pertaining to various social issues. BIG 92.7 FM strongly believes in involving its listeners in any celebration and hence we decided to celebrate our anniversary with these lovely children from Asha Nilaya .”
BIG 92.7 FM, the first private kannada FM station has positioned itself as a strong player in Bangalore and has been delivering what it promised (Keli Kelisi life Nimmadagisi!) when the station was launched on 9th Oct 2006.
Over the past two years BIG FM has successfully positioned itself as a station which emphasises on Smart Wit and Humor and has successfully initiated ground breaking events like Chipak Ke Jeeto / Kai Ittare Karu (endurance challenge to win a Hyundai i10), Sing with Sonu Contest (Winner gets to sing on stage with Sonu Niigaam), Comedy Ganesha Contest, Wagon R Smart Challenge (Smartest person wins a Maruti Wagon R Duo) and many more.
All these and many more initiatives have helped BIG FM Bangalore become the No 1 station in the city for over 14 weeks in a row with almost 23 lakh listeners tuning in every week according to the latest RAM results.