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`Bobby' pair finds pyaar again
Rishi Kapoor and Dimple are back together in "Pyaar Mein Twist" with lots of nostalgic memories and hopes that a new era is dawning for senior actors.

Junior with potential
Hari Prashanth is thrilled with the chance he got to play the young Vikram in `Anniyan.'

In The City


Lensman wields the baton
Another cinematographer turns filmmaker. Vijay Milton, who has received critical acclaim for his camera work in many a film, makes his debut as director with `Azhagaai Irukkiraai Bayamaai Irukkiradhu,' armed with his own story, dialogue and ...

Vijayakanth's next
His `Paerarasu' is yet to be released, but Vijayakanth's new venture, his home production, `Sudesi,' is already nearing completion. This will be director Jep A.Y.'s (hope the spelling's right!) first assignment. Ashima who played the heroine in ...
Dual winner
Be it `Vaali' or `Villain,' Ajit has always scored in dual roles. In `Godfather' the actor goes a step further to play three different characters. And K. S. Ravikumar who directed him in `Villain' is the maker of `Godfather.' Asin is the heroine. ...
Film Review

Love tale not wholly gripping
The opening line of the lilting number from his `Kannukkul Nilavu,' forms the title of Fazil's latest release that has Srikanth and Sonia Agarwal in the lead. Lakshmi Movie Makers India Ltd.'s `Oru Naal Oru Kanavu' (U) with story, screenplay and ...
On Location

On a light romantic swing
The glass swing seems to be a part of fantasy that will play a role in ``Kalabak-k-Kadhalan."

Students find it spellbinding
The nagaswaram concert of Shaik Mahaboob Subuhani and his wife Kalishabi Mahaboob Subuhani marked the start of yet another academic year of Agasthiar Fine Arts Sabha, Government Music School, Tiruchi. The couple commenced the programme with ...
Steeped in devotion
T. M. Krishna's vocal concert, held recently at the Pravachana Mandapam, Coimbatore, was in keeping with the Janmashtami mood.
Etched with classical grace
Hamsadhwani's guru-sishya parampara concert series featured flautist R. Thiagarajan.
Speaking the common man's tongue
Interspersed with jokes and songs, Subbu Arumugham's Villupaattu was riveting.
Emphasis shifts to the spectacular
Aesthetics takes a backseat when the musician's aim is to impress with flamboyance.
Rendered with bhava
The group songs of Sri Muthuswami Dikshitar such as the Navagraha, Kamalamba Navavarna, Abhayamba Navavarna, Vibhakti, are most distinguished in the repertoire of Carnatic music. In his matchless Kamalamba Navavarna compositions, the poet pays ...

Ballet on Saivite shrines
Tamil Isai Sangam, Pollachi, conducted a dance festival to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Boosting dance for a decade
Natyarangam, which will be celebrating its ninth dance festival from September 5, is actively involved in encouraging young talent.
Visual dimension to sublime music
`Sri Krishna Leela Tarangini,' a Bharatanatyam presentation by Roja Kannan proved a hit with the audience.

On board the Hungama Express
Sanskriti succeeded in capturing the rail-reel link on stage.
Arts & Crafts

Brilliant concepts
Rejuvenating Ancient Arts of South India or RAASI Art Foundation's Sixth Annual Art Show, which opens today, features a spectacular collection of kalamkari art, Mysore and Thanjavur paintings and the murals of Kerala. Each frame, is a melange ...

Tribute to the sage in granite
Dedicated sculptors, guided by Ganapathi Sthapati, are working to raise a manimantapam for Paramacharya.
Places Of Worship

Secular approach
This Chennai temple combines social and spiritual activities.

Puja for universal peace
A special three-day Sri Radha Kalyana mahotsavam was held in Tiruchi recently. The inaugural day function featured bhajans rendered by K. Ramesh. The next day, S. Nadimuthu Pillai rendered the `Ashtapathi' and `Divya Nama Bhajan,' Special pujas ...
Extraordinary fare this!
More than the glitter and gloss, it was the values that the PSBB Schools' show highlighted, which made an impact.
All set to cast a spell
Forum Art Gallery will present `Spellbound' by Odissi exponent Ramli Ibrahim and Sutra Dance Theatre on September 3 and 4 at Museum Theatre.
Indian treat for Thais
At the Bangkok music and dance festival this year, the Kalakshetra troupe from India will perform.

Tv Serials

New schedule
Rasikapriya, the Podhigai musical now telecast on Sundays at 8.30 p.m., will be aired on Saturdays same time from this week. Those who might miss the programme can watch the repeat on Sundays at 10.10 p.m. The episodes to be aired on Sep. 3 and ...
Vijay Premier
Vijay TV will telecast a new half-hour series on films, to go on air from September 4, 10 a.m. With comic interjections, each week's programme will showcase the soon-to-be-released films. Take a peek into the making of the films and the one to ...
The channel launches its new thriller serial, which will go on air on weekdays. Produced by Cinevistaas, the series kicks off with Kunal Singh Rathore, a businessman in Mumbai, trying to reach the protagonist, Irawati Kohli, just before he is ...
Spongebob Squarepants
Deep down in the Pacific Ocean in the subterranean city of Bikini Bottom lives SpongeBob Squarepants, with his pet snail, Gary. He loves his job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab. When he is not getting on the nerves of his cranky next door ...

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