Zee Kannada’s most popular show Gattimela,and its characters Vedanth(Rakshith) and Amulya(Nisha) have become the talk of every household in Karnataka. Recently the show decided to take a step further for their ardent fans, and hosted a quiz contest on Zee Kannada’s social medialatformsthat has intrigued all Kannada viewers. Vedanth and Amulyaorchestrated a Meet-and-Greet with the winners, to conclude the quiz contest, on Friday, August 2nd at Nagarbhavi.
The quiz contest consisted of one question at the end of every episode on the channel’s social medialatforms, for the followers to answer in the ‘comment’ section. The following lucky winners received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend an evening with their most-loved artists,MeghuRadika, Vinay, Meghana Ramachandra, Goutham Gopinath, Harini Shankar, Arun, Sangeetha, Chandana Bharath, Jayashree Shetty, Jayashree Prasad, Bhuvana, Lakshmi Sri Dixit, Megha Sajjan, Arun, Santhosh and Soumya Kiran.
The actors commenced the interactive session by breaking the ice and finding out where each of their fans hail from.Through the evening, Vedanth and Amulya were overwhelmed by the response they received from the winners. Soumya Kiranread out a poem she wrote as a tribute to the Gattimela actors and the show. The powerful words urged Vedanth to hold on that piece of paper as a souvenir that will always remind him about the all-encompassing love of his fans for the show.Vinay from Kundapura elucidated his personal connect to the serial by correlating the characters to his relationship with his girlfriend. Santosh established his love for the show by proactively downloading the Zee5 app after watching one episode on television with his mother. The entertaining evening included several queries from the winners, and amusing elements where Vedanth teased Amulya time and again as he would in the show, giving the winners a feel of the show in real-life. All winners unanimously agreed to witnessing a show such as Gattimela for the first time that did not include the customary drag for a cliff-hanger.
The Meet-and-Greet was captured LIVE on the channel’s Instagram page where the chosen winners expressed their gratitude to the actors for the wonderful show,wishing the team would crossa milestone of 500 episodes. Vedanthand Amulyaacknowledged the on-screen performance directly impacted by the amazing back-end team.They believe that the more confident the technical team is, the better experience the audiences get to witness. They thanked Zee Kannada for allocating an incredible show with an outstanding team.
Vedanth and Amulyaaccorded goodies to the winners by the end of the evening. The stars also announced that the contest will continue to go on and that they are looking forward to engaging with the second set of lucky winners.