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Gili Gili Manthar …Choo Manthar 2010 Review

May 4th, 2010 by kakinada sreenivas

Reported by “kakinada” sreenivas

GILI GILI MANTHAR …CHOO MANTHAR’ 2010, a national level convention was held at Jagithial, Andhra Pradesh, India on 24th & 25th April. Over 225 delegates were attended this  convention. The organizers made all arrangements which made the convention a hit.

The first day began with registration at 8 am . All the delegates  collected their convention kit. The convention was inaugurated by Magician Dr B.V. Pattabhiram and Ex-minister Mr. Jeevan Reddy. The inauguration ceremony started at 10.30 am with a magic show by Martha Ravi.

INAUGURATION BY Dr. B.V.Pattabhi Ram and Mr. Jeevan Reddy.jpg

Then ten dealers demonstrated some of their best products, with a delicious lunch served after.

STICK MANOHAR, “Kakinada” SREENIVAS and SAMALA VENU performed Lecture come demonstrations in post lunch session. They were well received by the fellow magicians.

The stage magic competition for juniors was conducted after the teach-in session.  Ms. Sheyli Rengraz (Andhra Pradesh), Ms.Sanjusha (kerala) and Ms. Ramyasree won the 1st, 2nd & 3rd.

The grand gala show opened for public at 6.30 pm after having high tea. The shows presented by  STICK Manohar, Sanjusha,  Hasheem & Sheyli Rengraz stole the hearts 1200 spectators, bringing thee first day to an end.

The second day sessions started with the stage magic competition for seniors. BASHA (Hyderabad), NIRMAL KUMAR (Mumbai) & SAMEER PATEL(Baroda)  grabbed 1st, 2nd &3rd respectively.


Lecture come demonstrations were performed in the post lunch session by ALTAF ALI & U.P. RAIDU which were well received.

The organizers arranegd senior magicians and the gala performers on both days. The award function started at 6.30 pm. The chief guest Mr. Madhu Yashki Goud, the Member of Parliament distributed cash prizes and trophies to the winners.

They honored Magician B.N.S. KUMAR was awarded a lifetime achievement and then they presented the ‘INDRAJAL VIBHUSHAN “ award to STICK MANOHAR. The grand gala show started at 7.30 pm. The artists were Basha, Smeer, Nirmal kumar, Ch.Shyam, Ramyasree and Ratnakar Goud.  The show enthralled the 1800 spectators.


The organizers lead by Karim and Rafi received a standing ovation from the magicians for the arrangements they did for this great success. All TV channels and newspapers covered the two-day extravaganza of magic.