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Friday, June 15, 2007
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'Baron' of the box-office
Phrasing and modulation set him apart
Composer Lalgudi Jayaraman gives his own interpretations to ragas without infringing on the territories of the neighbouring ones. Gowri Ramnarayan
In the City
The success of ‘Psycho’
Released on June 16, 1960, ‘Psycho,’ considered the seventh scariest film, sets the template for horror movies. Mini Anthikad-Chhibber
Two faces of an expanding metropolis
Chennai-The Split City captures the place with its warts and beauty spots.
Bloomers derail ‘The Train’
Storyline: A married advertisement professional is blackmailed when he strays too far one evening.
Bottomline: The film is replete with oversights. Long working hours. Unhappy marriages. Sick child. Directors Hasnain ...
Nice mix of action and humour - Ocean’s 13
The Hollywood bonanza continues for cinemagoers. After ‘Spider-Man’ made a comeback, ‘Pirates…’ too came back to make their presence felt, and ‘Shrek’ discovered there was not much love lost in the third ...
Life full of dreams
In ‘Pulivarudhu,’ the plot thickens with a twist. S.R.ASHOK KUMAR
Passion for the pot
Personality Ghatam is very much within the reach of a woman’s delicate fingers, as Sukkanya Ramgopal has proved. Ranjani Govind
Kalyani shines with brigas
Gifted with a mellifluous voice, Bhushani Kalyanaraman explored ragas with spontaneity.
Vidwat and aesthetics join hands
Gentle and sensitive, Ravikiran struck a rapport with the audience at the TTD Information Centre.
With distinct individual style
Trichur Ramachandran and Charumathi show innovation within orthodoxy.
Catchy refrains in compact mode
While the Gnyana Mudra production pursues a racy track, Abirami’s ‘Thiru Arutpa’ toes a predictable line. MALATHI RANGARAJAN
Succour for the talented
Showcased at the National Arts and Crafts Fair is a wide range of alluring handicraft and handloom pieces.
Vibrant and elegant
Vegetable-dyed saris and fabric at Mrignayanee.
Cave temple of ancient origin
The rock-cut temple at Varanasimalai is full of historical and religious significance. S. Padmanabhan
‘Blue eyes’ bids goodbye
Adieu Paul Newman’s long and distinguished career comes to an end. V. Gangadhar
Maker of innovative, meaningful movies
He gave Hindi cinema a new direction and won the Grand Prix award at Cannes. Chetan Anand’s contribution, however, is underrated.
Koffee with Anu
Watch this week’s programme that features an interesting chit-chat with director Vasanth.
A protégé of K.Balachander, interested greatly in theatre, cricket and movies, Vasanth has worked as an assistant to ...
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