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Friday, June 27, 2008
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Randy and ‘Robot’
Find your voice, right way
It is an exciting world that Ananth Vaidhyanathan has discovered.
He made the audience sit up and take notice with unusual roles. Jeeva is now ready with two down-to-earth entertainers.
Exponent of Sufi Kathak
A far more important reason for Fado making such a strong impact was the tremendous power inherent in the music itself.
My favourite raga
Mood and ambience matter so much when you go up on the stage to perform. They also influence your choice of ragas. This means, most often an artist’s favourite raga keeps changing with every performance. Of course, there are some ragas that ...
Memorial to Bharati
Messages were received from several prominent personalities including Mahatma Gandhi, who had sent his best wishes in Tamil.
Strong national flavour
Krishnasamy Paavalar’s plays centred on the freedom movement and were successfully recreated on celluloid.
When bhakti reigned
The three-day event organised by Vijay TV looked at religion from various angles.
In the city
Hamsini Balasubramanian (Bharatanatyam); 7.30 p.m.: R.Nandhini (Bharatanatyam).
At R.K.Swamy Auditorium, Sivasamy Kalaalaya, 5, Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore.
June 28, 5.45 p.m.
E.V. Sarada ...
“GV Films is my second home. It’s only natural that my debut begins here,” says Lakshmikanthan, the director of Taxi No ‘TN 07-AL- 4777,’ a Tamil remake of the Nana Patekar-John Abraham Hindi hit. Pasupathy, and ...
Laugh out loud - The Happening
Storyline: A mysterious air-borne toxin forces people to kill themselves
Bottomline: Just not happeningAfter ‘Lady in the Water,’ M. Night Shyamalan probably had a nightmare. He could see people walk out ...
Well begun, just half done - Vallamai Thaaraayo
Storyline: Circumstances force Nandita into a marriage she isn’t interested in, but she isn’t going to make things easy for her husband or herself …
Bottomline: Inept treatment midway through the film mars ...
Watch it with friends - De Taali
Storyline: Friends try to save their buddy from falling for a gold-digger.
Bottomline: Saved by Silverman
‘De Taali’ is not a bad film. Except for the songs that test your patience, right from the first ...
Swaras lead her way
She never had formal training but Janaki Rajagopalan plays the harmonium with the confidence of a seasoned pro.
Kolkata Vijayaraghavan gave a fulfilling concert on the Bahula Panchami Day.
The riyaz shows
Indian Classical Music, be it the Hindustani or Carnatic, if rendered well in relaxed fashion is sure to enhance sensitive listening pleasure.
The gradual building up of alaaps of raags as practised by the Hindustani musicians would do ...
Multi-use Ganesa software
Ganesha – The source of light,’ is a ‘Book–CD’ package published by Swathi Soft Solutions. The hybrid-CD has a video presentation of various images of Lord Ganesa captured imaginatively by photographer B.R.S.Sreenag. ...
Now sponsors for weddings
Big budget doesn’t deter this resourceful father, whose daughter wants to marry the son of a rich man.
Driving home a message
The play, ‘Oliyizhandha Kanninaai…’ takes an optimistic look at the life of the visually challenged.
The artisans use their hooks to embroider the beautiful flowers and birds of the Kashmir Valley.
Glittering, Thanjavur style
A peep into the past glory of art and architecture.
Tribute to the ‘father’ of T-Rex
Special effects expert Stan Winston, who won accolades for his creations in films such as ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Aliens’ and ‘Predator,’ passed away recently.
CM launches Raj TV’s new channel
Raj Television Network LTD rolled out its 24-hour business and Tamil news channel, Raj News 24x7 on June 23. It was launched by Chief Minister Kalaingar M. Karunannidhi. It will telecast a wide range of programmes such as stock markets, business, ...
A salute to greatness
It was a twin-celebration when homage was paid to poet Kannadasan.
This will be the next short for the month of July on the ‘Simran Thirai’ show.
An unsurpassable force of energy in the form of Goddess Sakthi unites the good and evil deeds of the world safeguarding the interests of human ...
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