World Malayalee Council Chennai Province has been organizing Hridaya Ragam for the past several years. Hridaya Ragam provides funding for Hundread Heart Surgeries & An Orphanagefor HIV affected Children in Chennai and free Medical treatment for the poor and needy. The money that you donate helps to serve the poor of the society in different ways that could be beneficial to them.
In 2007, Padmashri Dr Kamal Hassan decided to get associated with Hridaya Ragam after hearing about the noble cause. He is the Brand Ambassador.
This year, Hridaya Ragam will be held on Saturday 20th April at Nehru Indoor Stadium where musical stalwarts like S. P. BALASUBRAMAIYAM, CHITRA, MADHU BALAKRISHNANandMANJARI will be performing.
The fund raised through this event will be utilized to conduct free heart surgeries and thereby save 100 lives. The funds will also be utilized for the construction of an orphanage for HIV affected children.
The Celebrating Abilities is unique culmination of performances like Bharatanatyam On Wheels, Yoga On Wheels, Martial Arts (Sword’s Fight) On Wheels, Bhagawad Gita On Wheels, Sufi Dance On Wheels, Vande Matharam On Wheels. This performance transports the audience to a different place, beyond the familiar world of televisions, films, and other such entertainment. The disabled artiste’s brilliant, innovative and aesthetically crafted dance-theatre performances are educative, motivating and entertaining, in fact, it’s the first of its kind, anywhere in the world.