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When flashbulbs popped at Saif, Sant Chatwal

NRI hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal, music composer Ilaiyaraaja and top businessman Vindi Banga were conferred the Padma Bhushan awards by President Pratibha Patil in New Delhi on Wednesday.Click on......

Asha Bhosle, Yesudas in Limca Book of Records

Ten luminaries from Indian music, including Gulzar, Asha Bhosle and Yesudas have been named 'People of the Year' at the unveiling of the 23rd Limca Book of Records. Legendary sitar maestro Pandit......

IMAGES: Terror strikes Varanasi again

Sharat Pradhan in Lucknow and Vicky Nanjappa One infant was killed and 37 others, including six foreigners, were injured in a blast that rocked the crowded Shitla Ghat bank of the Ganga river......

When Google Earth scared China: WikiLeaks

China, worried over the images of its key defence and nuclear sites on Google Earth, sought United States' help in getting the image resolution reduced, according to a diplomatic cable.......

India's most expensive official residence

While millions are homeless, live in appalling conditions in India, the president lives in a palatial 340-room palace. It is the largest residence of any chief of the state in the world. Even as......

Larry spends $900mn on his 1st day as Google CEO

Google has bid $900 million for the patent portfolio of Nortel Networks, the bankrupt Canadian telecom equipment maker, as part of a strategy to defend itself against patent litigation. The bid,......

Music Review: Paa has artistic music

Ilaiyaraaja is back in Bollywood with Paa, and he brings with him his distinctive sensibility and flourish. The perfect communion of Carnatic and western music-- notably jazz-- the fat grooves with......

Cheeni Kum, not Ilaiyaraaja's best

There comes a time when even great composers like Ilaiyaraaja fall into a rut. And the album Cheeni Kum, by the great composer himself, is a perfect example of this.The music is largely......

The Top 10 songs of S P Balasubrahmanyam

One of the greatest and most versatile singers of our time, S P Balasubrahmanyam, turned 68 on June 4. We celebrate the singer by listing some of his most memorable songs. S P......

Review: Thalaimuraigal is brilliant

S Saraswathi says, director Balu Mahendra's Thalaimuraigal is a heartwarming tale of a grandfather coming to terms with his own conservative values and beliefs, while at the same time instilling in......

Stars get in line for India's highest awards

This year will see quite a lot of film personalities getting the prestigious Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards. Aamir Khan will be awarded the Padma Bhushan on the 60th Republic Day. In recent......

First Look: Big B carries Olympic flame in London

Amid cheers from hundreds of fans, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan carried the Olympic torch at Southwark in London on Thursday, a day before theopening ceremony of the sporting spectacle. The......

Emotions run high as Djokovic floors Federer

Novak Djokovic stunned defending champion Roger Federer 7-6, 7-5, 6-4 to reach his second Australian Open final on Thursday after a match of high emotion which threatened to boil over. The......
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pravin
Q. Which music director joined Ilaiyaraaja's troupe as a keyboard player at the age of 11?
Pravin:  A.  more

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Q. a r rahman
Pravin:  A. A. R. Rahman is the only son of R. K. Sekhar, a composer, arranger and conductor for Malayalam films. His father died when Rahman was nine years...... more

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Q. How do you rate Ilayaraja ?( Q is for north indians only )
Lijindev:  A. Musician like Ilayaraja goes high above ratings and all. He is the first Indian Composer to score a Symphony. He is a gold medalist from Trinity...... more

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Mathi Sankaramoorthy
Q. can u name three music composers of tamil nadu of early 19th century
Mathi Sankaramoorthy:  A. M. S. SubbulakshmiIlaiyaraajaArunachala Kavi more

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Dinesh C S
Q. He is only music director in Indian film industry (apart from A.R. Rahman) to have won the National Film Award for Best Music Direction three times. What's his name ?
Dinesh C S:  A. Ilaiyaraaja more

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'Carnatic music is a big part of my life'

CHENNAI: Yagnaraman July fest, the confluence of various forms and artistes which started on June 27, came to an end on Sunday. Ilaiyaraaja... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Carnatic-music-is-a-big-part-of-my-life/2014/07/09/article2321096.ece
The working note

Hilarity shifted into top gear with 'I'm A Malayalee', a music video based on Queen's 'I Want To Break Free' that reinforced popular perceptions... ...

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Gajjendra's next release to feature all Hindi tracks

Gajjendra Ahirey's upcoming film 'Swami Public Limited' based on Godmen has two songs in total. Interestingly both the tracks which are penned by... ...

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Amara Kaaviyam audio

Amara Kaaviyam is indeed a special one from Ghibran, probably the only one after Vaagai Sooda Vaa where you cannot discount any of the songs as... ...

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Allu Arjun's Look In Rudramadevi Revealed!

It is well known that Stylish Star Allu Arjun is playing the role of Gona Ganna Reddy of director Gunasekhar's upcoming Telugu period drama... ...

http://entertainment.oneindia.in/telugu/news/2014/photos-allu-arjun-look-in-rudramadevi-revealed-152212.html

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