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Style and substance
With the Filmfare award under his belt, actor Surya is brimming with confidence.
Interview

She's Young and successful
Thai singer Tata Young tasted triumph with her first two albums. Her Indian experience sustained the rhythm with "Dhoom Dhoom."
Cinema

Film on third gender
Santosh Sivan's ``Navarasa" will be screened at the Osian Film Festival opening in New Delhi today.
Film Review

Inane action, mostly
The box-office opening suggests that the action movie rocks, but `dus' it really? Let's see... suited, booted, gun toting men , tough chicks who give flying kicks , exploding cars and a silly story. But even though director Anubhav Woo, ...
On Location

With the sea as backdrop
A fight is on on the sands of the Marina, all for love...
Music

Feast of music
The 14th anniversary of Sri Rama Gana Sabha, Tiruchi, was celebrated with a music and dance festival in Balakala Vidhanam, Renganagar, recently. The three-day festival proved a feast for music lovers. On the inaugural day Gayathri ...


In distinctive sampradaya
The audience was treated to wholesome concerts at a cassette release function held recently at Coimbatore.
Unravelling subtleties
Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty revealed a few nuances of Hindustani music at the workshop organised by the Bengal Association.
Superb voice control
The performance of R. K. Srikantan at the Mani Krishnaswamy memorial function focussed on the strong foundation of his traditional training. Even at his age, voice control was the striking feature. Though the concert was just for an hour and ...
Music for a cause
Another leaf unfolds in the life of R. Shreedhar, the founder trustee of Maithri Educational & Charitable Trust, T-Nagar, for his undaunted spirit and passionate work towards serving the challenged. Shreedhar (physically challenged himself), this ...
Fusion on flute
Athul Kumar, disciple of veteran flautist N. Ramani, has come up with an album of fusion music. Twenty-five year old Athul has been performing since his seventh year. Innovation caught his fancy quite early in his career and he has made the ...
Drama

Comedy clean and witty
Well-delivered dialogue was the strength of UAA's two-hour play, "Kaadhalikka Neramundu," presented at Coimbatore.
Theatre

It's different
``Sruti Bedham," enacted with commitment by Krea, an NRI group, was a pleasant surprise.
Heritage

Leaves from the past
The Sarasvati Mahal Library, Thanjavur, is a rich mine of information. This series offers glimpses. The first part deals with manuscripts in Modi, the court language.
Sculptural marvel
The Mallikarjuneswara temple in Dharmapuri district stands out for its architecture.
Tribute

Listen! Krishna is playing the flute
Today is the birthday of Periazhwar, poet who pioneered the Pillai Tamizh genre. A tribute.
Scholar with deep insight
B.N.K. Sharma, who passed away recently, was an acclaimed Vedanta expert.
Events

Resilience comes under the spotlight
Acceptance was the message at India International Disability Film Festival.
Happy reminiscing
It was vintage Vaijayanthimala at the Sanskriti show.
Bonanza for Tamil cinema
Tamil cinema has never had it so good — five national awards. What do the achievers have to say?
Miscellany


Tv Serials

Re-run
"Chithi," the popular mega serial from Radaan Mediaworks, which was aired on Sun TV on weekdays is being re-telecast on Podhigai TV, weekdays at 21.00. Those who have missed to watch the serial, now is a chance to watch it again. ...

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