Tollywood Concerts in Charlotte presents Legendary Music Director, Koti live celebrating several decades of Telugu Music with special guests on Sunday, December 8, 2019 starting at 4pm at Marvin Ridge High School in Waxhaw, NC. Guest performers include Sumangali, Prasad Simhadri, Srithkanth Sandugu, Raju, Shilpa Rao, and Meher Chanti with the M-Live Band. Sahitya will also be the MC for the event. For info, call 603-233-1699. Tickets run from $25 to $100 and are available for sale at www.hungamacity.com or tinyurl.com/y2je3g7o
Saluri Koteswara Rao (AKA Koti) is an Indian composer notable for his work in the South Indian film industry. He has composed music for more than 500 movies in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada. The son of music director Saluri Rajeswara Rao, in early 1980s Koti teamed with Somaraju (Raj), son of TV Raju, and the resulting duo was known as Raj-Koti. He won a Nandi Award for Best Music Director for the film Hello Brother (1994).