Picturesque groves, Nurture you on this earth – didn’t an untold number of Comrades shred Blood on your roots!

Paaventhar Bharathithaasan’s poetic works dealt with socio-political issues that are true and relevant to this day. Many of his works have been featured in Tamil movies as well. His song “Siththira Solaikale” was included in the film “Naan ean piranthen” – Why was I born?, starring Makkal Thilakam M.G. Ramachandran. Bharathithaasan was born on April …

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Saravanabava Enum: by Seyvita Sooriakumar

Karnatic Keerthanams by Seyvita Sooriakumar (13) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada: 1. ~ Valaichi Ragamalikai – Athi – Patnam Subramanya Iyer (5:10) 2. ~ Vathapi Ganapathim – Hamsadvani – Athi – Muthuswamy Thikshitar (12:09) 3. ~ Sujana Jeevana – Kamas – Rupakam – Thiyagaraja (3:44) 4. ~ Unnaiyallal – Kalyani –Athi – Papanasam Sivan (10:21) 5. …

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From Chennai to Perth

By Saba-Thambi April has been a good month for the Perth Tamil community playing host to three South Indian entertainers from Chennai. Perth is the capital city of Western Australia which inhabits approximately 1.9 million people. Due to the lower number of Tamil population in relation to the Eastern state counterparts, Sydney & Melbourne and …

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Message to Tamil diaspora from a Bharathithaasan poem

Paaventhar Bharathithaasan’s poetic works dealt with socio-political issues that are true and relevant to this day. Many of his works have been featured in Tamil movies as well. His song “Siththira Solaikale” was included in the film “Naan ean piranthen” – Why was I born?, starring Makkal Thilakam M.G. Ramachandran. Universal Hero Kamal Hasaan stated …

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A.M. Rajah: ‘Breeze and moon may slumber’

A.M. Rajah rendered melodious songs in Tamil,Telugu,Kannada and Malayala movies. Here is ‘Thendral Urangiya Pothum’, by poet A. Maruthakaasi, in the 1958 Tamil film ‘Petra Maganai Vitra Annai’, with music by M. S. Viswanathan and T. K. Ramamoorthy; A.M. Rajah is joined by P.Susheela in this popular song: The song begins as “the breeze and …

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Spirit of Valentine’s Day from the evergreen Tamil lyricist

by K.T. Kumaran Written by the genius of Poet Valli decades before “Valentine’s day” became universal later in the millennia mp3: love is just one – named divinity ~ by Poet Vaali Song written by Poet Vaali, for the 1966 blockbuster Nadodi starring Makkal Thilagam M.G.R – M.G. Ramachandran speaks of a true spirit of …

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New Year Greetings and Inspiration from Ramakrishna-Vivekananda ideology and Tamil literature

by K.T. Kumaran Arise and awake to serve all people and to bring goodness to all is what all humanity could resonate, at this time of beginning of a new year – 2010. Sri Ramakrishna said, cultivating higher life is denouncing discrimination and recognition of divinity in everyone and in everything, compassion for the downtrodden …

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Miss Sri Lanka enters Bollywood with Aladin

Miss Sri Lanka Jacqueline Fernandez enters Bollywood with Aladin from the twiiter pages of D.B.S. Jeyaraj dandy Went for Hindi movie “Aladin “just to see Bollywood debut of Miss Sri Lanka Universe Jacqueline Fernandez .She looks dandy! Nice eye candy! Jacqueline Fernandez Jacqueline Fernandez looks like a composite of Hollywood’s Rene Russo& Bollywood’s Rakhee Gulzar, …

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Music for heart and soul in dew filled Lahore night

by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai “Music is expression of harmony in sound; Love is the expression of harmony in life”-Stephen Gaskin Sain Zahoor Ahmad is a leading Sufi singer in Pakistan. He performed at Peeru’s Café in Lahore on October 10th 2009 in front of the 200 visiting female journalist delegates (South Asian Women in Media) from …

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Kamal Hassan’s magnum opus a hit with fans in Sri Lanka

Kamal Hassan’s mega cine creation, Dasavatharam is breaking box office records in Sri Lanka. In Colombo the blockbuster is now showing at Cine City (Maradana), Liberty (Kollupitiya) Savoy (Wellawatta) and Samantha (Dematagoda) and several other locations around the country. All the movie houses are showing with full houses for several days now, winning praise from …

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