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A family of veteran nagaswaram artistes

Three nagaswaram artistes on stage was itself an awe-inspiring sight. For the artistes, it seemed routine. Throughout the concert they played naturally. Within five minutes of playing, they left a mark on the listener – evidence that they were veterans. The trio consisted of TC Karunanidhi, his...

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Bigg Boss Tamil 5: Voyeurs welcome

The buildup is there. Bigg Boss 5 kicked off on October 3 with Kamal Haasan saying viewers should expect the unexpected. The critical views of Abhishek, a participant, on Bigg Boss have gone viral on social media. Though this season promises to be different, what is sure is that the voyeuristic...

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Pipe up ladies! Featuring Balaganesh-Bageshwari

Balaganesh-Bageshwari of Tiruvannamalai are the fifth couple to be featured in the Navaratri Nava Shakti series of concerts by Parivadini. Even those who are not familiar with Carnatic music would know them through their playing in AR Rahman’s Narumugaiye in Iruvar and Shankar Mahadevan’s...

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