27th September 2009 – a mile stone in U A A’s history on which day the 50th show of U A A’s 60th production “VIETNAM VEEDU” was staged at Vani Mahal Mahaswamigal Hall A/C. On this occasion the Guests of Honour praised Y. Gee. Mahendra for his dedication in performing the role of Prestige Padmanabhan in his own style rather than imitating the Legend Sivaji. Hon’ble Mayor Shri M. SUBRAMANIAM informed the audience that the Chennai Corporation planned to build 2 more auditoriums apart from the Piti Thiagaraya Hall A/C mainly for staging of dramas, one in Mylapore and the other in Annanagar. He mentioned that the Chief Minister Dr. Kalaignar Karunanidhi approved the proposal against the special request of Mr. Y. Gee. Mahendra. Mr. Karthi P. Chidambaram, Mr. Crazy Mohan and Smt. Aruna Sairam praised the success of this classic recreation. Dr. S. P. Balasubramaniam spoke that Y. Gee. Mahendra never crossed his limit and did the role in his own style. The highlight of the function was that Vietnam Veedu Sundaram’s new Script “HARIDAS NAIDU” directed by Y. Gee. Mahendra, is to be staged with the lead role done by S.P.Balasubramaniam which he promised to do on stage. The programme was jointly organized by U A A/ ABBAS / CITY CLUB & MCP.COM.