~A musical evening witnesses’ power-packed performances by Padma Bhushan recipient Ms. Aruna Sairam, National Award winner Ms. Uthara Unnikrishnan among others
Chennai, 06 March 2022: VARAM- a dedicated women’s super-specialty center by MGM Healthcare in Chennai, celebrated its first anniversary recently. VARAM organized a musical evening ‘Being Her’ featuring renowned female artists to honor the life journey of women, from the moment she’s born till she’s well within her senior years. The musical evening followed a unique concept where songs were chosen to denote every stage of a woman. The whole concert was woven together through a fluid narrative by a presenter who described each stage and why that particular song has been chosen to depict different stages of a women’s life.
The opening act featured National Award winner Ms. Uthara Unnikrishnan as she performed a medley of Bharatiyars Odi Vilaiyadu Paapa and Hakuna Matata which depicted the childhood and pre-teen phase. The next act had Ms. Lavita Lobo performing a medley featuring We are the Champions by Queen, Roar – Eye of the Tiger by Katie Perry and Good Job by Alicia Keys and showcased the teenage phase of women. The next act by Ms. Niranjana Ramanan charmed the audiences by performing Love ballads like Netru Iladha Maatram and Teri Ore (Hindi) highlighting the youth phase.
Ms. Deepika Varadarajan renowned playback singer performed Traditional Seetha Kalyanam followed by Maangalyam which showcase the marriage phase. It was followed by soulful rendition of Kaalam Idhu Kaalam Idhu- A beautiful film song that describes the various stages motherhood in a woman’s life by Ms Mahathi S. Prominent Padma Bhushan awardee Ms. Aruna Sairam wowed the audiences with A Devi Krithi portraying the evolved stage of a woman’s life. The final act had all the artists come together and give a unique perspective to Acham Acham Illai song from the movie Indra.
Making the occasion of Women’s Day more exciting, MGM Healthcare Preventive Health Check department designed exclusively for women is offering 50 percent discount.
Speaking at the momentous occasion, Dr. Urjitha Rajagopalan, Director, MGM Healthcare Chennai said, “We are truly honored to host this musical evening and celebrate Varam’s first anniversary with our beloved patrons. I want to firstly thank our esteemed artists who helped us and the audience to identify and reflect on the different stages of a women’s life. The acts celebrate courage, sacrifices and determination of the women in our society, which continues to play a pivotal role in shaping our country and society. A single day will not be enough to celebrate the contribution and achievements of women in our lives, but it also pushes us to embrace the challenges and focus our attention on creating equal rights for women. I want to thank our wonderful audience who we believe would have learnt a lot from these performances and will use this as a platform to empower the society