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Chipping away at deceit
THERE IS a striking innocence about the hero of "Jayam." Soft, sensitive and agile, Ravi. M. looks very much like Karthik did in his debut film "Alaigal Oivathillai". The Telugu version, they say, was a runaway hit. Naturally one is curious ...
"Tears Of The Sun"
IN THE dead of night, a few brave men fly into the stormy, beautiful, lush continent that is Africa, to fulfil a mission they have been ordered to do. They ask no questions and they have no fear in their hearts! All they do know is that they are ...
Family tale with twists and hi-tech
"Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon" is releasing worldwide today. Director Sooraj Barjatya breaks the tradition by taking this Rajshri Productions film outdoors, says SREEDHAR PILLAI.
Message poignantly driven home
AT THE outset it looks like any other home working parents, school-going children and a wily maid. But VB Filmmakers' latest short, 30-minute, children's film, "Inii" (Tamil) presents a significant angle. The message per se is not ...
Laya maestro crosses a golden milestone
KARAIKUDI MANI who has made the art of percussion synonymous with his name was most deservedly felicitated by his disciples for having completed a golden half-century of significant contribution to Carnatic music in the genre of percussion. ...
Maharajapuram Santhanam Day
SRI KRISHNA Fine Arts Society, Nanganallur, will present a concert by Maharajapuram Srinivasan, at the Hindu Community Hall, tomorrow (June 28), at 6 p.m., on Maharajapuram Santhanam day. The accompanists are Melakkaveri Thyagarajan, Melakkaveri ...
THIRUPOONTHURUTHY SRI Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust will celebrate the 328th Jayanthi of Narayana Tirtha from July 7 to 9 , at the Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall on July 7. The festival will be celebrated in association with the Narada Gana Sabha ...
THOUGH THE blowing is not as strong and sustained as it used to be in his vintage days, flute N. Ramani's style continues to be sweet and charming. He does not resort to gimmicks maintaining a fast pace when the occasion demands, particularly in ...
A breath of fresh air
THE BHARATANATYA recital of Manjari, daughter and disciple of Prof. C. V. Chandrasekhar under the auspices of the cultural wing of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, came like a fresh shower in the midst of an oppressive summer. The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan ...
THE DANCE career of Bharatanatyam exponent, Padma Subrahmanyam crosses the golden jubilee landmark. AndNrithyodaya completes 60 years. In order to celebrate both occasions, Nrithyodaya has organised ``Nritya Navaratri Mahotsavam," a nine-day ...
Reviving the glory of Pelapur temple
PELAPUR, FIVE km from Chengalpattu railway station, has an ancient temple on the banks of Palar River, known in times of yore as Ksheera Nadhi. According to records, it witnessed great religious activity during the rule of King Sadasivaraya of ...
THE BRINDAVANA Prathishtapana and the Ashtabandana Mahakumbabishekam of Sri Krishna, Anjaneya and Raghavendra Swamy will take place in Sri Purnaprajna Nagar, Erayamangalam, Tiruvallur district between 10.30 a.m. and 12 noon on July 2. Sri ...
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