• Kalamandalam Haridas: Kathakali teacher and ace performer: Kathakali performer and former teacher at R.L.V. College Tripunithura Kalamandalam Haridas (62) was someone with the qualities of an ascetic. He died early morning on Sunday after he complained of...
  • One of the best books I have ever read...: The second edition of T.M. Krishna's 'A Southern Music: The Karnatik Story' will by unveiled by Shri Girish Karnad in Bangalore!
  • Devotion of a lifetime: R.K. Srikantan’s passion for music was innate. It was not linked to any material aspirations. The legend who passed away recently battled all odds through hard work and determination
  • Saluting a great teacher: The eminent Carnatic vocalist and the sought-after guru, P.S. Narayanaswamy says that after a point in his career he wanted to be a teacher and not a performer. This revered musician will be conferred the title Vishesha Acharya on February 23V.
  • Tribute to mridangist par excellence: C.S. Murugaboopathy’s birth centenary falls today

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Shailaja Tripathi | The Hindu | 2 weeks ago

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Fancy-dress event?

Nick Haynes | The Hindu | 2 weeks ago

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