Tag: Sivaji Ganesan
Some screen fathers #FathersDay
On #FathersDay recalling some unforgettable actors who played father’s roles in Indian films.
#MLVasanthakumari sings (and speaks) on theatre
Celebrating the ML Vasanthakumari-Padmini combo with a song from Raja Rani (1956) which is all about theatre and has MLV speaking and singing with gusto.
Looking back at viNNODum mugilODum
A brief write up on viNNODum mugilODum, that fabulous song from Pudhaiyal (1957) starring Sivaji and Padmini.
Paragon Talkies – A Lost Landmark
The history of Paragon Talkies on Wallajah Road is a fascinating one. Read on!
Aadha hai chandrama in Tamil
The opening lines of ML Vasanthakumari’s Sinthanai Seyyada for the film Petra Manam are identical in tune to Aadha Hai Chandrama from Navrang
Paigham and Irumbu Thirai – #MayDay Special
On May Day, I remember Gemini’s Paigham and it’s Tamil version – Irumbu Thirai which had a superb composition of Papanasam Sivan
Bharathidasan, Dandapani Desigar and the Travancore Sisters
Looking back at how MM Dandapani Desigar set to music two songs of the poet Bharathidasan and how they both featured the Travancore Sisters and became hits.
Moving Performance by Sivaji Ganesan
In moving the Sivaji Ganesan statue, the TN Government has stayed true to heritage and our tradition.
A simple memorial to Sivaji Ganesan
October 1 this year marks the 85 birthday of acting legend Sivaji Ganesan. There are at least three memorials to him in the city, of which my personal favourite stands inside AVM Studios. I was able to see it a couple of years ago, thanks to a Kollywood heritage tour organised by actor Mohan V.…
December Music Season 2011 – Fact # 9
The Sri Krishna Gana Sabha was founded among others, by the Telugu actor Chittoor V Nagiah. But a Sabha with a stronger film connection is the Narada Gana Sabha. It first operated on land belonging to actress Ambika and its inaugural prayer was sung by Ragini (of Travancore Sisters fame). Its auditorium on TTK Road…
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