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A mix of culture and adventure
The known epithets of Madurai - the Nectar City or the City of Festivals - are set to undergo modification and the city may be called the `Gateway to Tamil Heritage and Culture', writes SOMA BASU
Metro Mail


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Know Your City

Jain vestiges
After taking you through the Tirumalai Nayak Palace and the Mariamman Teppakulam last two months, this time around we chose to arouse your interest in archaeology and ancient history by visiting the Jain vestiges in and around the city.
Down Memory Lane

An evening's entertainment
The West Masi and North Masi Street junction was a favourite place for music maestros to render concerts, recalls J. VASANTHAN.
Interview

K. BALACHANDER AND ARUNA SAYEERAM STRIKE A FRIENDLY CHORD
`Thank God! I gave up acting'
Does music keep you young? — K. Balachander
Personality

OFF the beaten track
Karu. Palaniappan stole all attention with his refreshingly new approach in only his maiden film `Parthiban Kanavu'.
Cinema

One more Munnabhai!
SANJAY DUTT'S "Munnabhai MBBS" has become a sort of cult classic in India and abroad. Even the British Medical Journal has carried a decent review of the film. And it is for the first time that the same film is being remade in Tamil with Kamal ...
The big survivor
MEENA HAS been a great survivor in the South Indian film industry for the last 14 years with more than 160 films to her credit. Now her first thriller, "Shock", is releasing and she is all excited. The actress feels that the film will be her ...
Mallika and martial arts
THE CURRENT hot pin-up girl in Bollywood, Mallika Sherawat of "Khwaish" and "Murder" fame, plays the heroine opposite Jackie Chan in his latest film "Timebreaker" now being shot in Shanghai. Jackie's favourite director Stanley Tong ("Rumble In ...
Magic trio is back
THE SUCCESSFUL trio, comprising director Agathiyan, producer Sivasakthi Pandian and music director Deva of that blockbuster "Kathal Kottai" which redefined love in Tamil films, is back with "Ramakrishna". Jai Akash and Sridevika are being ...

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