'I'm the best in the world'
``I've been having fun while acting well. Now that phase is over. I want to move on. For some months now I've been thinking I need to work towards serious hits." Shah Rukh Khan, as he opens out to SUBHASH K. JHA.
Film study course
A SIX-DAY film study course on ``The Urban Narrative in Indian Cinema'' is being organised by the Mass Communication Alumni of the University of Madras (MCAUM), in collaboration with the Department of Journalism, University of Madras, from August ...
Trapped in perceptions
The Chennai audience was quick to respond to the humour in Mahesh Dattani's play, ``Where There Is A Will," writes ELIZABETH ROY.
A compelling character actor
With a performance calibre akin to our own `Nadigar Thilagam', Rod Steiger was known to shape his roles by instinct and knowledge of the craft. A profile of the 77-year old veteran who recently passed away...
Pujyasri Narayana Tirtha's 327th Jayanthi (Tharangam Music Festival) was celebrated for three days at the Narada Gana Sabha last week. Homage to the great savant was paid by several speakers and musicians who sang tharangams. Reverence was the ...
Sixty years of service to music
SAINT TYAGARAJA, according to history, visited Tirumala in 1838. It is well known that at Tirumala, he sang the two famous kritis, ``Thera Theeyaga radha'' in Gowlipanthu raga and ``Venkatesa'' in Madhyamavathi. This episode in the life of ...
Name of the company not mentioned - Lecture-demonstration on Sai Kritis (a live recording) - Sai Kriti Dhara - Volumes 5 & 6 - Dr. Hiramalini Seshadri - Price Rs. 20 each. TWO AUDIO albums comprising lecture-demonstrations on Sai kritis ...
The Japanese savour Rajni
DO YOU want to know what made the Japanese rave about Rajnikanth's performance in "Dancing Maharaja" ("Muthu" in Tamil)? The film, with Japanese sub-titles, will be screened at Sridevi theatre on July 27. Masayuki Makiya, Consul General of ...
Glittering show of talent
THIS YEAR'S event of International Dance Alliance, Madras Chapter, was titled Nritya Taravali, Aavali referring to the row of dancers, who were featured in this annual event, organised by Leela Sekhar, the main driving force behind the programme. ...
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