Sep 25, 2014 05:01 PM
In U. Shrinivas’s hands, the folk instrument seemed to have undergone a renaissance several centuries after the original one in Italy, writes Krish Ashok It was summer holidays in 1987 when my maternal grandfather took me, against my wishes, to a d
Sep 25, 2014 08:50 PM
Eminent music personalities pay their tributes to Mandolin. U.Shrinivas. A. Kanyakumari: “He rose like a meteor and has fallen like one,” violin exponent Kanyakumari thus describes the phenomenon called Shrinivas. “I played with him
Sep 25, 2014 06:59 PM
In a society hit by trust deficit, Jahnu Barua’s films continue to be beacons of hope. His latest release “Ajeyo” is no different Among many other things, “Mary Kom” reignited interest in the cinema of the North East and who
Oct 1, 2014 10:56 PM
In the Gita, Lord Krishna tells Arjuna that he should be unattached to the fruits of his action. Often, a worldly interpretation is given to this advice. People talk of failure in mundane things and the acceptance of such failure as being related to this a
Oct 1, 2014 07:06 PM
Ahead of his concert on Saturday in Chennai, Benny Dayal tells APOORVA SRIPATHI that music is all that matters With a seven-hour waiting time at the Doha Airport, Benny Dayal sounds rather flurried but manages to enthusiastically answer every question wi
Oct 1, 2014 06:25 PM
A play portrayed ways to tackle insecurities of young professionals A play reflecting the insecurity of young professionals in their work place was enacted in the city recently. Titled Is Kambakkht Sathe Ka Kya Karen, the Hindi translation and adaptation
Oct 1, 2014 05:04 PM
Light decorations inside the Meenakshi temple for Navaratri is another star attraction apart from the famous Golu Illuminated figures of Goddess Meenakshi, Lord Muruga, Ganesha and Shiva stand in line atop the outer prakaram, overlooking the lotus tank.
Sep 30, 2014 09:36 PM
An oft repeated instruction is that we should welcome guests and treat them as if they were divine. But who is a guest? Atithi is the Sanskrit word used for a guest. By its very definition, it means one who has no fixed day for visiting, explained Goda Ven
Sep 30, 2014 08:13 PM
Tell It To The Walls, the play by the students of Women’s Christian College, was a blend of ancient folklore and modern interpretation Stories have always been a reflection of life, a concentration of those ideals and values that define us and are
Sep 29, 2014 09:24 PM
Vaishnavite Acharya Vedanta Desika wrote a work titled ‘Mummani Kovai’ in praise of Lord Devanatha, the presiding deity of the Tiruvahindrapuram temple in Tamil Nadu. It is believed that the work had 30 verses, but only 10 are available now. Th
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