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Friday, February 20, 2004
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Awaiting another Award
Heavy Homerian epic
He swept the Oscars for 1996 with "The English Patient". Now British director Anthony Minghella, brings another complex bestseller to the screen. But will "Cold Mountain" prove to be another personal peak, asks ANAND PARTHASARATHY.
A film for the youth
WATCHING "KAMARAJ'' is a new experience. And it makes one want to meet the producer - to congratulate him on the fine effort and to find out what compelled him to take up this venture. It was an interesting session with A. Balakrishnan, who ...
Songs shone with his quiet genius
He blended raga and bhava to present lilting lyrics. A tribute by
Amutham Music [P] Ltd. - APRM CO48 - Classical Carnatic vocal - Ranjani Mala - Nithyasree Mahadevan - Rs. 50. NITHYASREE MAHADEVAN, the artiste with a Srikanta, has sung for Amutham Music [P] Ltd. seven songs by different composers in ...
THE MOST commendable aspect of the Bangalore based J. Subbulakshmi Krishnamurthy's music is that she doesn't muffle voice and gives a free rein to her rich shariram at all octaves. She was at her best when performing an alapana in Khamboji for a ...
A noteworthy ensemble
IF THE heritage of Carnatic music is by succession preserved, M.S. Anantaraman and his two sons M.A. Sundareswaran and M.A. Krishnaswamy stand out as a shining example. Intense the base of training, higher the peak of performance. In their ...
The Thennangur experience
THE SERENE village of Thennangur among the fields, with its soaring towers of the Panduranga temple, finds busloads of devotees descending on it every weekend. One particular bus load which comes for a three-day spell every year makes the temple ...
Celebrating a relationship
``LOVE LETTERS" by A. R. Gurney is a fairly unique and rather imaginative play that reconstructs the lifelong correspondence between Andy and Melissa, who went to school together, whose relationship evolved beyond friendship and sibling bonds and ...
THE KUMBABHISHEKAM of Sri Adi Kesava Perumal temple in Thandalam, a village in Vellore district, was performed recently and over 1,500 devotees witnessed the occasion. The kumbabhishekam was performed in the presence of Shrimad Andavan of ...
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