Radio City announces Star ‘Upendra’ in his real avatar

Bengaluru: Radio City 91.1FM, India’s Leading Radio Network, is all set to make Bengaluru mornings more fun and exciting with their entertainment packed breakfast show, ‘Whatte Fun Mornings’, presenting on-air for the first time ever, a Sandalwood Superstar as RJ. Post the thrill witnessed around Radio City’s Super Star Dhamaka that was a mega year-end celebrity fiesta, Bengalurians are in store for yet another resounding treat with the popular RJ Pradeep and his new co-jock, the one and only Sandalwood’s super-star Upendra. The spectacular action will be only on Radio City 91.1 FM, Bangalore’s No 2 radio station (Listened in the last one week, All SEC 12+, IRS, R2-2009) every morning, where listeners can catch up with this entertaining duo on the city’s most entertaining breakfast show, ‘Whatte Fun Mornings’ from 8 – 10 am.

His show will bring out the real person behind the super star Upendra, his childhood, his memories, the film world, the city, all drawn from his rich experience. There will be special segment which includes PubliCity where he will give his take on Bengaluru, the people, the news makers, keeping it relevant yet entertaining. And for those lucky people dreaming of getting in touch with their idol, Radio City has a special segment called Hello Uppi Sir, where listeners will be able to call with their concerns or issues ranging from jobs to relationships to politics and lots more.

And that’s not all! To ensure that Bengalurians get enough of their beloved star, Radio City 91.1 FM brings Uppi in conversation with RJ Kiran, on ‘Real Avataar’, as a special on Saturdays.

Upendra the original superstar of Sandalwood is a director and an actor who is known for this thought provoking movies and brilliant acting skills. He is the most recognizable of all the stars with his trade mark swagger and style. His movies such as A, Om, Aishwaraya, Auto Shankar, etc. has made him a house hold name in Karnataka. One of the rare actors where all segment of age groups look up to, from the school to college going kids to the housewives at home and the workingmen. But it was really his connect with the common that trigerred of the concept of this show which made possible with efforts of Celebrity Manager, Prashant Sambargi.

On this occasion Rana Barua, Executive Vice President and National Head – Programming & Marketing, Radio City said, “After the magnanimous success of Super Star Dhamaka, we are extremely thrilled to kick-start 2010 presenting to you for the first time ever on air, Bangalore’s biggest idol, Upendra, exclusively on Radio City 91.1 FM. Uppi has grown from humble beginnings of a common man and hence has great connect with the common man. Thousands of admirers of this mega star want to know the real man behind the super star and we are happy to organise this daily rendezvous on air, facilitated by RJ Pradeep.”

On this association with Radio City, Upendra said, “I am happy to be a part of the Radio City family; this gives me a wonderful opportunity to be in my real avatar. I have been in front of the camera, behind the camera, but this is definitely the first time I will be on Radio speaking to the people of Bangalore. So catch me with RJ Pradeep on Whatte Fun Mornings, 8-10 am, only on Radio City 91.1 FM.”


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