Know your raga: Chakravaham – Emotionally rich

Ullathil Nalla Ullam from Karnan, composed by M S Viswanathan and T K Ramamurthy, and sung by Sirkazhi Govindarajan, melts our hearts. Ilayaraja has composed the famed Nee Paadhi Naan Paadhi from Keladi Kanmani, crooned by Uma Ramanan and Yesudas. Continue Reading

When Rajini shook a leg for Odisha beats

‘Marana Mass’ in Petta is topping the audio charts and trending on social media. Fans of Rajinikanth across the country are celebrating the catchy beats of the song. And there is a cute little story behind it. Though composed by Anirudh, the credits for the beats goes to a group of young musicians from Odisha. Continue Reading

I know my strength, asserts actor Vishnuu Vishal 

“After all these years of acting in Tamil films, I have finally found out what my strengths are,” says a confident Vishnuu Vishal, who recently tasted success with a thriller Ratsasan. His next is a rural-comedy, titled Silukkuvarpatti Singam. It is hitting the screens next week. Continue Reading

Raja vs Raja sir: What if Thyagaraja comes alive & goes Ilayaraja way?

Is it fair for a musical legend like Ilayaraja to claim a share in the profit of a concert where his songs are performed? This is the question that keeps circulating on social media after the maestro released a video regarding copyright and royalty recently. Continue Reading

‘Marana mass’ teaser of ‘Petta’ on Rajini’s birthday

It was a double-dhamaka for Rajinikanth’s fans today. They are not just celebrating their favourite actor’s 69th birthday but also the teaser of his upcoming release Petta, which was released this morning on social media. Continue Reading

Know your raga: Kharaharapriya – Wholesome & engaging

Kharaharapriya has a distinct melody and brings out the Karuna rasam, invoking pathos in the listeners. The Kafi thaat of Hindustani music is the equivalent of Kharaharapriya. Continue Reading