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Will fate fete him this time?
`Help the child educate himself'
The 127th birth anniversary of the Mother of Aurobindo Ashram falls on February 21. The Mother guides teachers in moulding children morally and socially.
Margazhi Mela at Muscat
Just in jest
GENERALLY SUNDAR C. is not known to introduce new faces AJR Arts' "Thakka Dhimi Tha," a full length comedy, is an exception. Yuva Krishna, the hero, makes a bow with "Thakka ... " Heroine Ankita too enters the Tamil industry with ...
PRIZES OUGHT to be announced for viewers who spot some relevance in the title of this NIC Arts production, named "Ji"! "Anandham" was a fresh family drama that made you sit up and take notice of its writer-director, Lingusamy. His second ...
MARTIN SCORSESE'S latest three-hour epic, "The Aviator," arrives in India smug in the satisfaction that it has 11 Academy nominations. Come February 27, and we will know whether Scorsese will finally get an Oscar for direction, an honour that ...
Simple and selfless
On February 19, eminent persons from various walks of life will pay tribute to a remarkable personality Dr. T. S. Soundram, founder of Gandhigram Trust, whose centenary is being celebrated. KAUSALYA SANTHANAM elaborates on the pioneer's co mmitment.
Melody takes back seat
THE MANDOLIN recital of U. Srinivas and U. Rajesh, who have grown into instrumental wizards with maturity over years of practice, created sound explosives sans lyrical tenderness in the inaugural concert of the 10th Pongal Music festival ...
THE SIXTH day of the music festival, organised by Rajalakshmi fine arts, Coimbatore, featured the vocal concert of Aruna Sayeeram, whose great asset is her voice. Her opening Lalgudi varnam in Charukesi was a winsome presentation. After an ...
All elegance and grace
THE TYAGARAJA aradhana concert of Bombay Jayashree for the Music Academy was significant because what the rasikas felt so enchanting was the sensitivity and beauty of the musical process at her hands which seeped into their psyche. In form and ...
Blend of skill and confidence
AISHWARYA VIDYA Raghunath, singing for Nadopasana music trust, on Sunday once again displayed enormous skill and supreme self-confidence not so common in a girl of 15 years. Who could have missed the trace of Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer on hearing ...
Skilful and refreshing
Rhythem digital RMCD 0004 58-1-374 Nad Kotha Road, Visakhapatnam 27 - Carnatic Classical Veena - Alaipaayude Kanna - S. Srivani. Rs. 99. S. SRIVANI, a veena artiste from Andhra Pradesh, has been creating ripples in the ...
Good in patches
IT IS commendable when young dancers are able to balance their professional and cultural aspirations side by side as R. Priyadarshini, a young medical student is doing. Performing for Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, this student of K. J. ...
Doing wonders with space
For over three decades, Mithran Devanesan has been delighting theatre buffs with his exquisite sets and light designs.
Fine sample of Nagarathar architecture
The Mahakumbabhishekam of the Siva temple in Ramachandrapuram will take place on Sunday, February 20. LAKSHMI VENKATRAMAN writes ...
Child Krishna beckons ...
With ghee on both palms and in a standing posture, Lord Navaneethakrishnan of the Melasevel temple awaits devotees. S. ACHARYA writes on this 700-year-old temple.
Legend of America
His "Million Dollar Baby" has got him Oscar nominations for Best Actor, Director and Picture. Actor, director, producer and composer, Clint Eastwood at 75 is still going strong, says RANDOR GUY.
Spiritual guide, social activist
IF EAST-West encounter furthered inter-religious dialogue and understanding in the last century, the millennium summit of spiritual leaders in August 2000 held under the auspices of the United Nations with the initiative of an interfaith ...
Flowing river of arts
THE RIVER festival, a wonderful week of exhibition of paintings, photography, sculpture, music, theatre and film, ended last Friday night with an evening of music by the guitarist and composer Neil Mukherjee, accompanied by Keith Peters on ...
AKC Natarajan honoured
THE RENOWNED clarionet maestro, A. K. C. Natarajan added one more feather to his cap when he was honoured by Nadhadweepam Trust, Tiruchi, at a glittering function got up at the Sringeri Vidhyabharathi Bhavanam last week. Conferring the title ...
Sivaranjani is a famous Carnatic vocalist while her husband is a brilliant business magnate. Their lives revolve round their endearing daughter. An accident turns things topsy-turvy. Produced and directed by Jayachitra, the cast includes ...
Second innings on Vijay TV
Vijay TV is all set to bring home some of the classic television masterpieces for a second time. K. Balachander's "Adutha Veetu Kavithai" and "Premi" which had captivated the audiences will be back in the afternoon slot. Going on air from ...
Here is yet another talk show that focuses on various interesting topics pertaining to the society. Each episode will have a celebrity as the chief guest. Anchored by Numerologist, C. V. Rajarajan, the programme will be held in various ...
For the students
Jaya TV will air a special programme for those appearing for the +2 Board examinations this year. The programme will be aired on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30 a.m. under the `Kalai Malar' slot. Teachers will give tips to the students ...
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