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Actor with many hats to wear
Sarath Kumar juggles many roles not only on screen, off too. Time holds the key, he says.

For enhanced visual thrill
Action or romance, animation has come to stay.
Know Your City

A. Gayathri Devi; 6 p.m.: Lalgudi G. J. R. Krishnan and Lalgudi J. Vijayalakshmi (violin duet). Nayaki Raga Sudha Hall, Luz, Mylapore
September 24, 6.15 p.m.
Lakshmi Rangarajan. Tambaram ...
Film Review

Shoplifted and shopworn
Cast: Anil Kapoor, Irrfan, Tanushree Dutta, Suniel Shetty, Sushma Reddy, Arshad Warsi, Emraan Hashmi
Storyline: A London-based lawyer has to save two Indians suspected in a bank robbery and a bomb blast.
Bottomline: Shoplifted chocolate ...

Gripping work
Storyline: An interpreter overhears an assassination plot being hatched within the UN and this puts her in danger.
Bottomline: A must-see film. As a critic one is always afraid of getting so involved in a film that one may miss its flaws. ...
Ghost with a grudge
Storyline: Everyone who goes to the eerie house disappears. And there's something strange in the closet_ Bottomline: . Aaaaaaaaargh! This is probably hilarious stuff for veteran scary movie watchers, but for someone who watched most of the film ...
Thorough entertainer
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Steve Buscemi, Sean Bean
Director: Michael Bay.
Storyline: A couple of `harvested' clones escape their simulated environment and fight for their freedom.
Bottomline: Fast food ...
On Location

Love takes wing
Romance in ``Ezhudhiyadharadi" gets a novel treatment, right from the way it blossoms.

Building bridges
The focus of Prof Jeyaraj's research is to bring together Christians all over the world.

Choice kritis chastely traditional
Singing for Rajalakshmi Fine Arts, musicians balanced creativity and sampradaya.
Obeisance to Tamil
The September series was a treat for Coimbatore music lovers.
On the lines of Pancharatna
The ragamalika varnam that Ganesh and Kumaresh played was rare.
It becomes child's play
Playing the veena is common. But learning to make one?
Concert of a genre unique
It was a rare concert of songs from Vaishnava literature.
Icon of purity
Ravikiran's chitraveena recital was flawless.
Of impeccable quality
The saying that it matters not how long one lives, but how one lives finds relevance in the life and illustrious career of the distinguished violin supremo Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. He is a class apart as a musician, whose unswerving dedication to ...

Young and talented
Kanaka's abhinaya and expression captivated the audience at Sri Sowriraja Perumal temple in Tirukkannapuram, Nagapattinam.
The epic in many dimensions
There may be many versions but Rama's personality that stood tall as Natyarangam presented `Ramayana Bharatham.'

The Chettinad splendour
Chettinad is fast becoming a hot tourist spot with its temples, old palatial buildings, woodcraft and cuisine.

Remembering a classic creator
Of the 39 films of varying genres that director Robert Wise made, "West Side Story" and "The Sound Of Music" immortalised him. A tribute.

Mukesh revisited
Vijai Soni brought alive Raj Kapoor songs as immortalised by Mukesh.

Tv Serials

Kollywood Court
In its 51st episode, the programme will feature an interview with V. Z. Durai in which the director shares the secret of his success. He will also discuss about his films, "Mugavari" and the recent hit, "Thotti Jaya". College students will ...
Sigaram Thotta Manithargal
The new programme that features achievers from all walks of life will go on air this week. Watch personalities from the fields of cinema, sports, politics, business and so on relive their experiences. The first episode on September 25 will ...
Idhu Oru Kadhal Kadhai
Produced by Minbimbangal, this serial has completed 100 episodes and celebrated the event at Alandur where the unit had gathered for shooting. Saravanan has replaced Prajan, hero. Of course a love story as the title suggests, the soap ...

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