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The drum that changed their destiny

The Hindu Swaralayam performs at Dakshinchitra, Muttukadu. Photo: M.Karunakaran TOPICS Playing the chenda, a percussion instrument, has transformed the lives of the members of Swarnalayam, an all-women Singari melam troupe Three years ago, ... The Hindu, 2 days ago
New Indian Express

Fans gear up for maestro's birthday in Kochi

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Chenda maestro Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar (left) and actor Jayaram exchange pleasantries on Monday. Photo: Vipin Chandran Sankarankutty showered praises on Jayaram for his dedication to ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Percussion Maestro Mattanur Sankarankutty Honoured  New Indian Express1 week ago
The Hindu

Sound of artistry

Kalamandalam Kesava Poduval, 83, repositioned the high-decibel chenda in Kathakali and Thayambaka with his sensitive style. A highly respected guru with a legion of shishyas, he was honoured with the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi award (2013) and, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

A Chenda artiste who can play hushed notes

CHENNAI: 'Chenda' was always known for its loud noise, but when he created peaceful sounds from it, many couldn't believe it. It was a bold step without deviating much from tradition. With his perfect rhythmic calculations and practice, Mattannoor ...
 Times of India2 months ago
New Indian Express

An Onam Away From Home

CHENNAI: While Chennaiites celebrating Vinayagar Chaturthi munched on juicy Kozhukattais and Sundal, Malayalees in the city are in a festive mood after kickstarting Onam celebrations. At the Loyola College, the Loyola Malayalee Kudumbam or ...
 New Indian Express14 hours ago

Spirit of Onam

Techies impressions of Onam on campus and outside Onam has always been big in Technopark and this year it's no different. A couple of days ago, one MNC sent out a circular to its employees, explaining the significance of the annual harvest ...
 The Hindu4 days ago Onam fete to be a rocking event  The Hindu6 days ago
New Indian Express

Kudumbashree Anniversary: A Meeting with a Difference

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: East Fort wore its usual garb on Tuesday morning, a striking contrast to the cacophony marked by loudspeaker announcements, sloganeering, crowds spilling out to the street and Traffic Police trying hard to manage the to and fro ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Sound approach of a maestro

The HIndu Sadanam Divakara Marar. Special arrangement Sadanam Divakara Marar. TOPICS Sadanam Divakara Marar's virtuosity covered theoretical knowledge and practical applications of liturgical and non-liturgical aspects of Kerala's indigenous ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
India Glitz

Kochi welcomes Suriya

Anjaan which is all set for the release celebrates the teaser release at Kochi with Suriya and his fan club. Anjaan’s male lead Suriya received a warm welcome by his fans. The hundreds of his fans gathered irrespective in the heavy rain. The event saw ...
 India Glitz4 weeks ago
International Business Times India

'Sapathamashree Thaskaraha' to Release on 5 September

Poster of "Sapthamashree Thaskaraha" Facebook/ "Sapthamashree Thaskaraha" Malayalam film "Sapthamashree Thaskaraha" directed by Anil Radhakrishnan Menon is all set to release on 5 September. The film stars Prithviraj, Asif Ali, Nedumudi Venu, ...
 International Business Times India1 month ago Prithviraj's 'Sapthamashree Thaskaraha' Teaser Releases  International Business Times India1 month ago
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