Wishing to honour the life and talent of Avasarala Kanyakumari Kanyakumari, a revered master violinist, composer, and teacher in the Indian Carnatic musical tradition, the Indian American lawmaker said the Indian government recognised her talent and contributions to Indian music and culture with the Padma Shri Award in 2015.
Pandit Debu Chaudhuri had been awarded the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri. He was also a teacher and writer, who penned six books.
The film, which was earlier scheduled to open on November 5 this year, will now release in theatres on June 3, 2022, says report
The alignment of the raagas with the time of day and its association with emotions or rasas, Indian classical music sets the stage for spiritual and physical healing
T N Krishnan died in Chennai at the age of 92 due to health issues
The haunting melodies, delectable duets, energetic dance numbers and the resounding philosophical songs of one of India’s most loved singers will keep resonating forever.
The significance of the performance is, people came together to say it's a country of voices where people who disagree are welcome to protest and express disagreement, says TM Krishna.
The threats and vile comments against four Carnatic singers have prompted noted musician T.M. Krishna to announce that he would be releasing one Carnatic song every month on Jesus or Allah.
Indian classical music lost one of its greatest exponents when Carnatic-Hindustani violinist M.S. Anantharaman died today. A look at the instrumentalist’s lineage, contributions and progeny.
Classical vocalist Radha Viswanathan is no more. A look at the life of the dancer-turned-musician groomed under her step-mother M.S. Subbulakshmi, a Carnatic icon. Also a peek at Bharatanatyam dancer K.J. Sarasa who died on a January 2.
Late Carnatic vocalist Neyyattinkara Vasudevan was born on a Christmas Day in pre-Independence India. His vocals had a distinct influence of his master Ramnad Krishnan. An upstream look at the shishya-guru:
'Jingle Bells' met with a fusion of alaaps and sangams, when a group of Hindustani music artistes juxtaposed it with the classical Hindustani Qawwali on the occasion of Christmas.
Three years ago on this day, Hindustani classical lost a pioneering sarodiya, while December 20 is the birthday of a veteran Carnatic vocalist. A look at the lives of Zarin Sharma-Daruwala and Suguna Varadachari:
A young nadaswaram maestro from Sri Lanka regales Kerala audiences on the eve of the anniversary of a legend of the wind instrument. Viewing Jaffna’s P.S. Balamurugan alongside 20th-century giant Rajarathinam Pillai
Today is Harikesanallur Muthaiah Bhagavatar Day. A look at the 20th-century Carnatic titan’s ‘English Notes’ in a week that also marked the birth anniversaries of two Western classical composers:
Today is the 145th birth anniversary of Abdul Karim Khan, the founder of Kirana gharana. The ustad had his Deccan trysts that familiarised him with southern music. A sample of Carnatic renditions by three khayal masters:
If eccentricity was one trait of Flute Mali, then the audiovisuals of a 1985 concert best exemplify it. A look at the unconventional stage conduct of late Carnatic instrumentalist T.R. Mahalingam on his 91st birthday
Shahid Parvez and Shashank Subramanyam started as child prodigies. Today is the birthday of both the Hindustani sitarist and Carnatic flautist, who have themselves collaborated on the stage.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Photo by AP/PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.PTI Photo
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP
Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in ChandigarhPTI Photo
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates