From a nondescript industrial township where he was once pushing the wheelbarrow, Venkatesh has travelled the world with his percussion instruments, performed with leading Indian and international musicians. Excerpts from his interview.
Leela Samson has been booked for alleged "unfruitful expenditure" of Rs 7.02 crore on the renovation of Koothambalam auditorium of Kalakshetra Foundation in Chennai.
Over the next week, CIFF will screen over 100 films from close to 55 countries at Devi theatre, Tagore Film Centre NDFC, Russian Cultural Centre, Casino theatre and SDC Anna Theatre every day.
Udhayanidhi Stalin, the son of DMK chief M K Stalin, was arrested along with other party workers from Saidapet and is expected to be released this evening.
From K J Yesudas to Bombay Jayashri, here are the A-listers whose performances you can catch at the Mylapore Fine Arts Club this Margazhi season.
Chennai Margazhi Kutcheri December Music Season 2019: From CCTV cameras to an air-conditioned hall, the Mylapore Fine Arts Club has outdone itself to make sure that rasikas and artists will have a memorable Margazhi experience this year.
In a video doing the rounds on social media, the villagers, from Cuddalore district, can purportedly be heard saying they will not file any other nominations if the sitting president and vice-president agree to pay the decided amount.
Here is a list of A-listers who will perform at Narada Gana Sabha this Margazhi season.
Chennai Margazhi Kutcheri December Music Season 2019: From ramps for senior citizens and persons with disabilities to police bandobast, Narada Gana Sabha has gone all out in ensuring that rasikas and artists will have a memorable experience this year.
From scanners to CCTV cameras, The Music Academy has employed stringent security measures to ensure that nothing goes amiss during the concerts.
Saravana Kumar (35), who runs the shop in Thalaiyari Street in Pattukotai, said the strategy had paid off and earned him lots of customers in the past few days. “Generally mobile shops tend to give charger or earphones as an offer during the festive season. I tried something out of the box and it worked," he said.
Here is a list of A-listers who will be performing at The Music Academy this Margazhi season.
Alleging that the local body polls will not be a journey towards people's welfare, Haasan, in a statement, hit out at both the ruling AIADMK and DMK for "staging a political drama" in the name of local polls.
From Bombay Jayashri to KJ Yesudas, music-lovers have a lot to look forward to.
Seven universities and colleges under the UGC and AICTE in the State were ranked among the 48 awardees this year.
The incident comes a few days after the Marina beach in Chennai was frothing with toxic foam.
When Swamynathan saw that his daughters had an instinctive interest in music as small kids, he was elated. He told himself that what happened to him wouldn’t happen to them.
The PIL was filed by the Loktantrik Yuva Janata Dal on November 25.
Chennai Margazhi Kutcheri December Music Season 2019: Here is your guide on top sabhas in Chennai during the Margazhi Kutcheri Season.
Arasa Kumar had stoked controversy on Sunday after praising Stalin at a wedding function of DMK MLA Periyannan Arasu’s daughter. He had said the DMK chief was the only person who deserved the post of the chief minister.