of some of the celebrities were honoured at a
programme 'Salute to Mothers' organised by Sri
Krishna Sweets in Chennai on Thursday.
of music composer A R Rahman, Mandolin U Srinivas,
space scientist Dr Mylsamy Annadurai, Dr
Rangabashyam, director Shankar and G Rajendran of
GRT groups were among those who were felicitated.
The gathering was entertained by actor Vivek who
came out with witty one-liners and wise cracks.
There were also performances by students of dance,
based on popular Tamil songs depicting the spirit of
Rehana, Rahman's sister, paid tributes to their
mother by reading out an e-mail text sent by her
musician-brother, who is currently in the USA.