Know your raga: Suddhadhanyasi – Hi-five

It has all of five notes in it. A captivating and entertaining raga. The mood of this raga ranges from deeply devotional, softly soothing to intensely romantic (especially in film music), depending on how it is used. Continue Reading

Six films to hits screens next weekend

Chennai: In recent times, December had always seen the best in Kollywood. It was Dhuruvangal-16 in 2016 and Aruvi in 2017. In that row, this December will see Vijay Sethupathi’s Seethakathi, Dhanush’s Maari 2 and Jayam Ravi’s Adangamaru getting ready to hit the screens. Continue Reading

Vijay Sethupathi’s next avatar

Chennai: After Kamal Haasan, Arvind Swami, Suriya, Vishal, Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar and Shruti Haasan, it’s Vijay Sethupathi’s turn to make his television debut. Being one of the busiest actors in the tinsel town with a number of films in multiple south Indian languages needing his attention, Vijay Sethupathi will soon be seen hosting a talk show on Sun TV. Continue Reading

BOFTA founder wishes NT

Wishing News Today and Team a fantastic journey, producer and founder-director BOFTA, G Dhananjayan said, ‘My heartiest congratulations for serving people more than three decades of service and for 37th birthday’. Continue Reading

The Stepping Stone

Chennai: A popular lore in Indian journalism is that there would be no English news organisation that does not have an ‘Ex-press’ man or woman. The reference is to the Indian Express founded by media doyen Ramnath Goenka where many top journalists cut their tooth. Continue Reading

Cultural ambassadors get Sri Krishna Nallor Virudhu

Chennai: Cultural ambassadors, The Mylapore Trio – siblings Amarnath, Surendranath and Aparna – were honoured with the ‘Nallor Virudu’ award for their contribution towards the development of Indian culture by Youth Association for Cultural Development (YACD), Gopalapuram, and Sri Krishna Sweets Sunday. Continue Reading