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Tamil cinema's new high
In the city
Abilash; 10 a.m.: Vikram; 11 a.m.: Sai Sharan; 12 noon: Sowmya Mahadevan; 1 p.m.: Kalpalathika; 2 p.m.: R. Ragavendra. Sri Krishna Gana Sabha. January 1, 1 p.m. Abhinav Muralidharan (key board). Chakkarai ...
Different facets of a veteran
Actor Sivakumar's recent power point presentation at the Pollachi Thamizhisai Sangam, was a rewarding experience.
Year of humour for Hindi films
Comedy has been the predominant flavour of Bollywood this year.
Director: Mahesh Manjrekar Storyline: `Ghost' becomes Mr. India in the guise of Men in Black to save his gang from `Koi Mil Gaya,' thanks to Munnabhai...ooops Yamraaj
Bottomline: Too many flicks spoil the mix. First, some one tell ...
All set to steal hearts
With the floor filled with ice, director Saran had a foreign location re-created at AVM Studios.
Rhythmic journey across continent
Visiting professor at western universities, vetreran mridangist Tiruchi Sankaran is both restrained and vibrant.
`First Lady' among Bhagavatars
Discovered and nurtured by Tiruvaiyaru Krishnachar, Saraswati Bai rose to become a leading Harikatha exponent.
Genius of Vaidyanatha Iyer
S. A. K. Durga expanded on the greatness of Maha Vaidyanatha Iyer while T. R. Subramaniam spoke on the importance of sahitya.
The legacy lives on
Rukmani Ramani takes off on a music sojourn as she dwells upon the greatness of her father, composer Papanasam Sivan.
On styles and instruments
From the various veena-playing styles, techniques to percussion instruments, the sessions proved enlightening.
Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna was a prodigy who had composed kritis in all the 72 melakarta ragas in Telugu, Sanksrit and Tamil, when he was just 14. Vipanchi Trust has published these compositions in six languages Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, ...
In an aligned terrain
Dancer, choreographer, teacher Radhika Shurajit's latest presentation, `Konjum Salangai,' based on yesteryear film melodies, was an exercise in expertise.
The Natyakala Conference of Sri Krishna Gana Sabha highlighted the contribution of NRI dancers.
Ode to the Parambu hills
`Kurinji Paatu' was the story of desecration, loss and displacement.
Deifying the Himalayas
Swami Dayananda Saraswati released Pushpa Srivatsan's books of devotion, at his ashram in Rishikesh, recently.
Reminiscing about a versatile star
Bhanumathi, who passed away recently, was the `one-man' institution of South Indian cinema.
A brindavan in Salem
The Maha Kumbabhishekam of the newly constructed brindavan of Raghavendra Swamy at Salem was held recently.
Fresh perspectives from Balkan countries
The Chennai film festival proved that there is a committed audience for parallel cinema.
Classic and contemporary
The Kathak festival held at the Kalakshetra offered a bird's eye view of changing modes and shifting foci.
A medley unique
Interesting slices of a cultural show put up for Mrs. YGP's 80th birthday celebrations were repeated at Bharat Kalachar this week.
DD Podhigai and DD Regional Network have been re-telecasting Visaalam at 10.10 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays from December 26. Uniquely tracing a family history in a matriarchal line, the serial, with story and dialogue by Dr. S. ...
Vijay TV will telecast Kaun Banega Crorepati 2 - celebrity show, on December 31 at 9 p.m. At 10 p.m. "Sigaram Thotta Manithargal 2005" a show honouring the great achievers who have reached a pinnacle in the year 2005 featuring ...
"Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru," a unique five-day festival, which started on December 21, brought together 21 eminent carnatic musicians who rendered the Pancharatna Kritis at Kamarajar Arangam. On the concluding day, Urmila Sathyanarayanan was ...
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