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“Kannadigas who have been more than welcoming of Tamil artists”

You are absolutely right that they have been generally welcoming of Tamil artists.  My reference was specific only to incidents in the 1980s when a few artists were heckled for not singing Kannada songs.  That said, several artists hailing from Karnataka (incl. yours truly, who was born in Mysore though with Tamil / Kerala roots too!) have been honoured or featured by orgs in Chennai and other cities.  In general, as the Sanskrit sayin g goes, “vidwan sarvatra poojyate” (a true scholar is respected everywhere)…

 

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