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Friday, April 15, 2005
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`Time to open the doors'
Moving ahead with zest
Ajay, the man who plays Aditya in the daily soap, `Kolangal,' has arrived.
`I thank Bhansali for giving me the role'
Amitabh Bachchan shares his experiences with his latest film, "Black."
Laugh riot on the cards
After the successful `Ennamma Kannu' and `Maha Nadigan,' the Shakti Chidambaram-Satyaraj team is at it again. Chidambaram who had helmed the films with his story, dialogue and direction, takes up production for the first time. Called ...
Exploits of a date doc
Hollywood is into a feel good season. It is spring, and the colours look lovelier. After Richard Gere's tap-dancing lessons in Shall We Dance? Chennai is all set to watch the often-humorous exploits of a date doctor in Andy Tennant's Hitch, ...
Xpress bang on target
Kamal and Singeetham Srinivasa Rao have done it again. Rajkamal Films International's Mumbai Xpress is a clean, comic package for the entire family, which showcases Kamal's versatility in story and dialogue writing too. The last mentioned aspect ...
Love at leisurely pace
The good old maverick continues to charm. The critics sneered at `Garv,' the masses liked it. The purists frowned at `Mujhse Shaadi Karoge' the cinemagoers laughed at all those pranks. With `Tere Naam,' he helped Bhumika Chawla find her feet in ...
The bad guys in Flight of the Phoenix have to be the dumbest villains of the year. The armed Mongolian desert smugglers use a corpse for shooting practice, get ambushed by helpless survivors of a plane crash who have nothing but a single ...
Love, sentiment, action
ON LOCATION Dass that has Jayam Ravi as its hero, promises religious unity through romance.
Tyagaraja audio album
Prameela Gurumurthi, commendable vocalist, Harikatha exponent, and a musicologist of no mean order begins her audio album of the Utsava Sampradaya and Divya nama Kirtanas with "Namo Raghavaya" in Desiya Todi or Sindubhairavi as it is popularly ...
Abhinaya steals the show
DANCE Swapnasundari presented `Vilasini Natyam,' dance of the Telugu Davadasis, in captivating style.
Rare bronzes on show
Time stands still
HERITAGE The rocks of Hampi seem to bear testimony to ancient battles between warring kings.
Where Bhima killed Keechaka
LEGEND Central to Keeranur is the Vageeswara temple, at least 800 to 1,000 years old.
Award for vocalist
That the number of concert-goers has increased manifold in Coimbatore was evident at the Nani Palkhiwala auditorium, the venue for the second anniversary celebrations of Rajalakshmi Fine Arts. Nithyasree Mahadevan was conferred the award, `Isai ...
High point in a `Crazy' career
EVENT Playwright and actor `Crazy' Mohan was recently honoured by Sri Krishna Gana Sabha.
Celebration at music school
A group of about 45 students belonging to the 2003-04 and 2004-05 batches, who had completed their courses in the Government Music School run by the State Department of Art and Culture, presented their maiden performances during the annual day ...
Deity brought from Varanasi
KUMBABHISHEKAM It is believed that a prostration before the Ambal here would help one overcome the fear of death.
Doordarshan and Podhigai TV will air a special programme for Sri Rama Navami on April 17, 6 a.m. Thiruvaheendrapuram S. Janaki Ramanujam will render Sri Vedanta Desikar's Raghuveera Gadyam set to melodious ragas. Birthday ...
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