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Friday, August 19, 2005
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Waiting for his dream to come true
A thematic sojourn in Bangkok
Composer Yuvan Shankar Raja was in Bangkok recently to record the theme music for `Pudupettai.'
In the City
Jananipriya, Karpagam, Shruthi, Aswini, Varshini, Kavya and Aishwarya (Bharatanatyam); 7.15 p.m.: Maathanghi Ravi Shankar (Bharatanatyam).
August 25, 5.45 p.m.
N. Harini Jeevitha (Bharatanatyam); 7.15 p.m.: S. Srinidhi ...
Resolute daughter has her way
One schedule is over. And everyone is happy that the new find is doing a fine job as an actor. She is none other than Saranya, daughter of Bhagyaraj and Poornima. After finishing her Visual Communication in MOP Vaishnav College Saranya is all ...
Lingusamy is excited about his next release, `Sandakkozhi.' "You'll just love Meera Jasmine's pranks in the first half and hero Vishal's in the second. It's a film bubbling with the mischief of the main characters," a unit hand tells you. Vishal, ...
Proving his mettle yet again
Storyline: When Venu decides to set right his scarred face, his life undergoes a sea change.
Bottomline: Laugh while you think! Creator Radha Mohan has done it again. With almost the entire technical team of his debut film in ...
The canvas is not complete
It is sad that the fate of an Indian film is determined by public sentiment. After a four-year wait, fans did rather, even if unfairly, expect Aamir to belt the Brits, lash out against the army and beat it black and blue. Instead, this one has ...
A peculiar disorder
Heard of 15-minute amnesia? Gajini's hero is afflicted with it.
The Nadhadweepam Trust and Sangeetha Gurukulam jointly celebrated the 98th birth anniversary of Sangeetha Pithamaha Semmangudi R. Srinivasa Iyer at the Sri Sringeri Sankara Math, Srirangam, recently. Maharajapuram S. Srinivasan rendered a vocal ...
Peep into the Ustad's fascinating world
Shafqat Ali Khan presented an endearing performance recently.
Practice overcomes age
Age is not a deterrent, proved Kalpagam Swaminathan playing the veena for Narada Gana Sabha.
Quality of high order
Padmavathi Ananthagopalan, a senior veena vidushi, had chosen the veena for her musical expression, despite belonging to the illustrious Lalgudi tradition of violin. Her CD titled "Reminiscences" with H.S. Sudhindra on the mridangam and Sukanya ...
Panini on CD
Paniniyavyakaranodharanakosah The Paninian grammar through its examples. Vol. 1 Udhaharanasamaraharah The book of examples: 40,000 entries for a text. F. Grimal, V. Vemnataraja Sarma, V. Srivatsankacharya, S. ...
Marked by harmony and grace
Quick footwork and earnestness marked the two recitals presented this past week.
Mega event attracts packed house
The Tamil drama festival organised by T. V. Varadharajen evoked great response.
Khadi for all seasons
an exhibition of Khadi clothes is on at the Khadi Gramodyog Bhawan, Anna Salai.
Pazhani Andavar's footprints are here
In order to please His devotee, Lord Dhandayuthapani made this hillock His abode.
Preserving Vedic heritage
A full-fledged patasala is coming up in Palakad.
Cave where sage Vyasadeva lived
About two kilometres off the main road connecting Rourkela and Sambalpur is Vedavyasa, believed to be the hermitage of sage Vyasa.
Raghavendra aradhana at Vellore
The 334th aradhana on Sri Raghavednra will be celebrated on August 21 at the Nava Brindavanam complex, Vellore.
The evergreen lyricist
Poet Vaali was overwhelmed by the encomiums showered on him.
HONOURED: Musicians who were presented awards by the Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer Trust on the occasion of 20th anniversary celebrations held in Chennai on Saturday last. (Standing from left): Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar, R. K. Shriram Kumar ...
Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha, T. Nagar, will present the Akhanda Sangita Vaibhavam on August 21 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Music Academy Mini Hall. Young musicians will perform for an hour each. Besides vocal concerts, violin and flute recitals will ...
M. Lalitha and M. Nandini, sisters who play the violin, have been awarded scholarships by the U.S. and U.K. Governments. Lalitha has been awarded the Fulbright Fellowship in Performing Arts and Nandini the Charles Wallace Trust Fellowship In ...
Souvenir in memory of musician
Recently, the Tirukkoilur Panpaattu Kazhagam brought out a souvenir in memory of Subramania Dikshitar, at the musician's birthplace Tirukkoilur. Dr. Sirkazhi Sivachidambaram and industrialist, Gandhi, released the souvenir. Born in 1888, ...
The on-going breakfast show on Vijay TV, "Hello Tamizha," reaches its 500th episode this week. To commemorate the occasion, director Shankar will be the special guest of the show. Anchored by Mamathi Chari, stay tuned to hear what the ...
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