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Friday, October 07, 2005
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Onam, festival of brotherhood
Marriage, Malice, Murder
Based on a real life saga, Jagmohan Mundhra's "Provoked" explores a landmark case in domestic violence in Britain.
His mission is to dispel myths
Tamil works should find wider readership through translation, feels `Thoppil' Mohammed Meeran.
`Kaadhal' at London fest
The Tamil hit, `Kaadhal,' produced by director Shankar's S Pictures, has been selected to be screened in the World Cinema section at the 49th London Film Festival, known as The Times London Film Festival, which will take place at London ...
The hate Paris brigade
Shirley MacLaine has joined the bandwagon of anti-Paris Hilton stars, by saying that the hotel heiress does not deserve her film roles. ``She just shops and turns up to parties. So she wears pink and has blonde hair and suddenly calls herself ...
It's raining woman
Capital Cinemaa, the production house of `Mazhai' (U) seems to have gone commercial with a vengeance. So for the most part of the film you have a thoroughly drenched heroine romping around looking absolutely seductive. Rain proves a wonderful ...
On another psycho trip
Storyline: A business tycoon chases a criminal who injures him and kills his lover too.
Bottomline: If you want an adrenaline rush. Writer-director A. R. Murugadas' intelligence in the choice of storyline and in the weaving of the ...
A village romance
Action, romance and sentiment `Maja' is a happy mix.
With total involvement
Sumitra and Gurucharan enthralled the audience during the Navarathri festival.
Of the patterns of percussion
The genre of Sarvalagu in the art of percussion enjoys a special stature due to its gentle, pleasing, uncomplicated patterns that raise the Melaprapthi of a performance to appreciable standards. The swaying, foot-tapping, easy-to-comprehend tala ...
Recited with fervour
The 12 Azhwars in the pantheon of Vaishnavism have propagated their message in Tamil, which is collectively known as the `Naalaayira Divya Prabhandham,' `Arulicheyal,' `Araiyar... . Sevai' and `Dravida Vedam.' The hymns of God realised saints, ...
They enjoyed and entertained
The vocal duet of Jhanani and Ramya stood out for its simple elegance.
There was much to delight the audience at Natyanjali presented at the Perur Patteeswarar temple.
Italian Ileana Citaristi captured the hearts of the audience during her debut at Coimbatore recently.
Art finds unique expression
It was touching to see RASA's special children enact scenes from the life of Ramana Maharishi.
Collage of Tamil culture
The Natyam Trust inaugurated their multimedia presentation `Tamizh' to a very receptive audience recently.
A charade with love
The simple storyline and breezy acting made `Divorce Me Darling' an engaging affair.
Simplicity is his hallmark
Vedanta Desikar's Thirunakshatram falls on October 12. A tribute to the acharya who touched the common man.
Festival at Gunaseelam
Brahmotsavam is on at Sri Prasanna Venkatachalapathy Perumal temple, Gunaseelam, since October 3. The Moolavar will be adorned with Muthangi today and golden armour on other days. The richly decorated utsavar, seated on various mounts, is ...
Suspense gets ghostly
`Devadhai,' the recently launched soap on Raj TV, is a supernatural drama that has had an impressive take-off.
This breakfast show is meant to brighten up your morning. `Kokarakko,' a comedy show sets the ball rolling on Monday. `Kuyil Paatu' on Tuesdays showcases upcoming singers. Individuals with talent appear in `Super Veedu' on Wednesdays. ...
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