‘Beijing Olympics 2008’, the biggest sporting event of the world just commenced. BIG 92.7 FM, India’s No. 1 FM station, in a first-of-its-kind initiative presents an Olympiad where every Indian will now get the chance to win, like never before in the form of a unique ‘Radio Olympiad’ across 44 stations!
With this latest offering, BIG 92.7 FM becomes the first ever radio station to host and bring alive the spirit of an Olympiad on-air, wherein every Indian across the length & breadth of the country will now enjoy the opportunity to create records and win attractive Gold Medals in the bargain.
BIG FM Bangalore’s breakfast RJ’s Harsha & Shruthi attempting to be on air for a duration of 92.7 hours started their marathon attempt on the 11th of Aug at 2pm. Olympian & National Swimming Champion Shikha Tandon flagged off this marathon while Singer Chaitra and Karnataka’s most sought after Music Director and Composer Mr Mano Murthy came in to support the RJs. Mr Mano Murthy also shared his experiences and the new projects that he is currently working on while Chaitra sang bits of her popular tracks on-air.
The flow of celebrities continued on 12th Aug with popular Music Director Raghu Dixit visiting the RJ’s in the morning while Actor Srinagar Kitty came in to support the RJs during the later half of the day.
August 13th saw Actors Prajwal Devaraj & Tilak at the BIG FM studios while Aug 14th had two superstars the popular Pooja Gandhi and the Sandalwood Queen Ramya who came to celebrate the 76 hour mark along with RJ Harsha & RJ Shruthi.
“Both Harsha and I are overwhelmed with the response that we have received from our listeners and celebrities who came over to personally support and encourage us. They have given us the much needed boost to complete our target of 92.7 hours on the morning of 15th Aug” said an excited RJ Shruthi.
The RJ marathon will come to a close on the morning of 15th Aug at 11am to coincide with the country’s Independence Day. By this time, both RJ Harsha and RJ Shruthi would have completed a duration of 92.7 hours of continuous Rjing making them the first RJ’s in the city to achieve this feat.