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Vikram on a `Maja' trip
Remembering the great maestros
Enkay Visions will be presenting the third series of "Great Maestros Carnatic Music," in five episodes on DD Bharathi every Sunday, starting from October 30 at 9.30 a.m. The series is on maestros D.K. Jayaraman, Emani Sankara ...
Jackie is not just a hero
Jackie Shroff is a man to look out for. Catch up with him in Rituparno Ghosh's "Antar Mahal" releasing this Friday.
On track after Platform
After "Platform", Tisca Chopra has found her feet in the TV world.
Midas of Malayalam cinema
Lal's success lies in his ability to identify what clicks with the audience.
Charming the world
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt speaks on the Mohan Veena, music-based shows and fusion music.
Crescent versus the Cross
"The Crusades: Crescent and the Cross", to be telecast shortly by the History Channel will engage viewers across 130 countries, including most in countries unaffected by the bloody battles of 11th and 12th centuries.
Doordarshan Chennai will telecast "Jhoot-ma-jhoot," a game show in which cine artists participate on October 31 at 7.05 p.m. On November 1, Sudha Raghunathan will render devotional songs at 6.30 a.m. Special ...
Fireworks in the tinsel sky
The festival of lights has always been associated with new releases. It is no exception this year.
Prashanth Pooja pair
Most part of the shooting for `Thagappansami' is over. Prashanth, who has been in hibernation for a while, is its hero, and Pooja is the heroine. Namitha is in it too. Hari's associate Sivashanmugham makes his debut as writer-director with ...
In cinema it's not always that you find a senior going out of his way to help an assistant. But director Selvaraghavan is obviously different. He not only recommended Manikandan as a talented hand for JJ Good Films' next project but also helps ...
Balu Mahendra's `Kanakaalam'
`Adhu Oru Kanaakaalam,' the Dhanush starrer will finally be released for Deepavali. "None of my films have faced this kind of a delay. Any way it's all over and the film has come out really well. `Adhu --' will be an interesting film ...
Shooting for `Parijatham' is complete and dubbing is going on. After `Sokka Thangam,' that happened quite a while ago, Bhagyaraj returns to the big screen to handle the story, screenplay, dialogue and direction of `Parijatham.' The film will be ...
Wholesome treat for the festive occasion
Welcome `Kasturimaan' with open arms this Deepavali. Sumangala Arts and maker Lohitdas who enters the Tamil fray with this Malayalam remake, deserve to be lauded for not succumbing to the lure of the commercial format and dwelling on a moving ...
Bhagyaraj returns with his twists
Work is almost over for ``Parijatham" which finds K. Bhagyaraj directing daughter Sharanya, making her debut.
Holding on to a grand form
The Pallavi is a complicated form of Carnatic music and it takes years to master it. Aruna Chandaraju
Fitting tribute to a maestro
Through dance and mellow music, artistes paid tribute to Pt. C. R. Vyas.
Voyage to the Seven Hills
The sanctity and pious relevance of Lord Venkateswara and his abode the Hills of Tirumala has to be explained in detail for any North Indian to know the significance behind the teeming millions who visit the shrine. For several ...
From a rich repertoire
Aruna is in the contemporary scenario one of the most popular performing lady vocalists who has a huge fan following both within the country and abroad. Her concentrated efforts and a keen desire to give different dimensions to her art has earned ...
Vigour without bhava
The uniqueness of Sri Thyagaraja Seva Samiti, which has completed 10 years, is the arrangement of concerts on Bahulapanchami day every month. While in the present musical scene the programme list of musicians gives less priority to Tyagaraja's ...
Full of grace
The Sixth Dance Festival at Coimbatore was an enjoyable synthesis of music and dance.
It was an interesting miscellany that Bharathalayam students presented at the anniversary of the school.
Art on the ramparts
Ananya, the annual festival at Delhi's Old Fort, was a triumph of aesthetic ability melded with Government support to the arts
Margam splendidly showcased
Artistes displayed the charm of Margam at the dance festival held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
In need of attention
Sri Soundareswarar Temple at Tirupanaiyur, near Tiruvarur, is unique in that all the four Saivite saints have sung in praise of the Lord here. Lord Nataraja is said to have given darshan to Sundaramurthy Nayanar at the Tirupanaiyur temple. ...
The magic of Akhtar
She would have turned 90 had she been alive. Begum Akhtar's singing made peers envious and delighted admirers.
Durga puja celebrated
The Vellore-Ranipet Cultural Committee celebrated Durga puja and Lakshmi puja at Sri Buvaneswari Mahal, Sathvachary, near Vellore recently. Swami Dharmatmanandaji Maharaj, president, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Kancheepuram, spoke at the inaugural ...
Mudhra, Chennai, has organised a three-day National Veena Festival at Narada Gana Sabha (October 28 and 29) and Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha, Vani Mahal (October 30). L. M. Singhvi, president, Foundaion for National Integration through Art and ...
It was a cultural confluence at the Dasara Festival of Mysore which provided a treat for the spectators.
This cultural magazine focuses on the diverse aspects of the hoary heritage of Tamil Nadu. Compered by V. Dasarathy and Ranganayaki, the programme has completed 50 weeks. Want to know how is nagaswaram created and what is the history behind ...
A day with actor Surya
A golden opportunity for Surya fans. Jaya TV is conducting a SMS contest, which will give them a chance to be with actor Surya for a day during his shoot for the film, "Aaru." Viewers can take part in the contest by typing "JTV SU" ...
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