Hot Tollywood Actresses June Maliah and Sayani Dutta Flag off Car Rally in Kolkata

By Priyanka Dutta / WBRINN
newsdesk.kolkata@washingtonbanglaradio.com

Indian Tollywood Kolkata Bangla Movie Actress June Maliah and Sayani Dutta

Indian Tollywood Kolkata Bangla Movie Actress June Maliah and Sayani Dutta
June Maliah and Sayani Dutta

Kolkata, April 28, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Despite soaring mercury and unbearable humidty in the state, drivers who love to challenge their machines and themselves are back behind the wheels to sweat it out in the heat and dust of the Indian East coast in the “TMILL EMSA EAST COAST WILD RUN 2013”. The ceremonial flag off was performed by the very beautiful Tollywood actresses June Maliah and Sayani Dutta.

Indian Tollywood Kolkata Bangla Movie Actress June Maliah and Sayani Dutta
June Maliah and Sayani Dutta

Indian Tollywood Kolkata Bangla Movie Actress June Maliah
June Maliah with participants of the rally

Joydeep
Rally participant Joydeep

This rally is held under the aegis of Eastern Motor Sports Association or better known as EMSA. The rally will take place from 27th to 29th April. 24 cars from Kolkata and four from Dhamra will take part in the Open Category while the eight stock cars will also be participating in the rally in the later stage.

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Kolkata Police Band

Rs 4.15 lakhs is the total prize amount that the winner of the rally will take away home. The length of the rally is approximately nine hundred and fifty kilometers. The cars have to the rally route within two days in the TSD format for four wheelers as have been laid down in the guidelines and norms of FMSCI.

Billy Bose, the owner of a vintage Swallow Sidecar Company's (later Jaguar) SS 1 was also present at the occasion with his car. “I brought my vintage Jaguar today because this was the car which was used for rallying initially by the Jaguar Company when they started the trend of racing and rallying. Since this is the commencing of a rally, I brought my red jaguar to mark the occasion’ said Billy Bose.

The main focus of the rally is to focus on the coastline of both Orissa and West Bengal. The rally will stress on everlasting relations between the two states, the co-ordination of the ports of the states and also for the tourism liaison between these states.

Actress June Maliah looked pretty in her white full sleeved kurti, blue jeans and the gold sandals. Her hair was tied back in a bun and her aviator sunglasses gave her the perfect look for this summer. The actress said “I feel proud to be associated with such an event. It is really interesting to see so many cars together”.

Bengali Actress June Maliah
June Maliah and SS 1

June Maliah and Sayani Dutta with Billy Bose
Sayani Dutta, June Maliah and Billy Bose

The sponsors of this rally are some big names from the corporate world like Tata Motors, ECB, ACE Commercial, Piramlal Mohanlal, Advatech (Medical Sponsor) and Chariot (Hospitality Partner).

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Some of the drivers who are participating in this rally include Somdeb Chanda, Nirob Mehta, Amit Saha, Pratik Sarkar, Soham Hazra, Jaydeep and many others. The cars in the rally will be first touching the port town of Haldia, then they would move on to New Digha and finally they will head to Dhamra to complete the the first half of the rally. The cars will have to travel through highways, rural metalled roads and many dirt tracks through numerous villages. So the journey is going to be quite bumpy and bouncy.

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In the second leg of the rally, the cars will start from Dhamra and then after the drivers have their lunch at Paradip will finally go to Puri. The drivers will be facing challenges along the route as they will have to move through forest terrains of both the states. On day three, there will be announcements made about the winners in a glittering prize distribution ceremony in Kolkata.

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The rally began with the Kolkata police band playing music and June Maliah and Sayani Dutta flagging the competitors offs. Billy Bose first drove away in his vintage red Jaguar and the other cars followed.


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