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Diva in the drawing room
New family drama on Sun
Following `Metti Oli' and `Muhurtham,' Cinetimes Entertainment is on to their next soap, `Malargal.' In `Metti Oli' if it was Chidambaram Pillai and his five daughters around whom the story revolved, in `Malargal' it will be Nataraja Gounder ...
The passing of Veena Dhanam
Her last words were "Muvva Gopala." Her fingers searched for the veena till she passed away.
Funds needed for renovation of ancient temples
The Cultural Heritage Renaissance Trust, which renovated the 500-year-old Dhandayudhapani temple in Thirumangaicheri village near Kumbakonam, has started work on three more temples in its neighbourhood. The outfit, formed to preserve ancient ...
In the city
Harini Lakshmanan; 7.30 p.m.: T. Pooja, T. Prarthana and Preethi Hatiharan (Kathak). Rasika Ranjani Sabha R. K. Swamy Hall, Mylapore. October 14, 5.30 p.m. Sumana; 7 p.m.: S. Prasanthi, S. Sarayu, ...
Feast of classics, new Indie films
The Bangkok Film Festival will showcase world cinema from Oct 14 to 24.
For the first time A. R. Rahman will compose music for a film that has Surya as the solo hero. `Jillunu Oru Kadhal' is the name of the film that will have Jyotika and Asin as heroines. Based on a true-life incident, the film will be written and ...
A comic caper supposedly!
What ever has got into Parthiban? The actor who carved a niche for himself with his very first film, `Pudhiya Padhai,' and impressed many with a dignified performance in films such as `Azhagi,' churns out a totally exasperating show in Super Star ...
Do flying creatures that munch humans for lunch still excite you? Hollywood never seems to get tired of mean old monster movies. `The Cave' is just an assembly-line export reject, hoping to find takers in a CAS-inflicted regime where STAR ...
Captain as patriot
His entry into politics makes Vijayakanth's `Sudesi' an interesting proposition.
Music school with a difference
The Government Music School in Tiruchi city has been imparting training in nagaswaram, Thevaram, vocal, tavil and Bharatanatyam, benefiting students belonging to the lower income group and socially backward communities. It has often been ...
Revelling in ragas
`Hamsaveena' Sampath feels children can be initiated into Carnatic music through film songs.
Sensitive to sahitya's beauty
That Vasundhara Rajagopal had a feel for the beauty of the song was evident from her clear enunciation.
Colourful laya cascade
Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman, one of the most distinguished vidvans in the field of Carnatic music percussion, has enriched the art by his legendary contribution and has become a role model to many aspiring youngsters. Sivaraman's double C.D. pack ...
A colourful grand finale
Natyanjali's final day programme at Perur, Coimbatore, was marked by the dancers' excellent abhinaya and jathi.
Madurai Krishnan was a true vaggeyakara, composing both the lyrics and music necessary for a full-fledged Bharatanatyam recital. Sulochana Pattabhiraman
Small is meaningful
`The Rural Product Mela' organised by the Commissioner, Khadi and Village Industries has some intriguing products on view. Ever heard of dehydrated bananas hygienically packed in airtight plastic bags with a shelf life of 3 months? The dry fruit ...
The Maheshwari dazzles
The saris of Madhya Pradesh are on display at two places in the city.
This week's "Chikku Bukku" is presented by actor Nila, who became popular in her very first movie, "Ah Aah," directed by S. J. Suryah . This celebrity-based show brings the top 10 film hits of the week and includes a personal interaction of ...
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