Source:Express News Service dated 22-01-2015
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Actor Mohanlal accompanied by Sports Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan and 35th National Games Secretariat CEO Jacob Punnoose undertook a stadium tour of the Trivandrum International Stadium under construction at Kariavattom here on Wednesday.
The actor is set to launch his new music band, ‘Lalisom – the Lal Effect’, when they make their debut public appearance during the opening ceremony of the National Games at this venue on January 31.
Mohanlal, who was also accompanied by National Games Ceremonies creative director T K Rajeev Kumar, spent more than half an hour at the venue inspecting the stadium and its facilities with Thiruvanchoor and Punnoose.
The superstar assessed the work at the stadium and made his recommendations to the Games officials regarding the arrangements which needed to be done prior to his performance. The officials promised that all arrangements will be done within a few more days.
‘Lalisom’ are expected to perform a one-and-a-half-hour-long musical programme titled ‘Lalisom – India is Singing’ during the Games curtain-raiser featuring singers like Hariharan, Udit Narayanan, Alka Yagnik and Mohanlal himself.
“I will be performing at the venue in a few days’ time and it was only a routine visit,