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Director Bharathiraja broke his arm few days ago, On 24th morning during his morning walk the weird thing happened actually his dog, accidentally whisked away from its leash causing him to trip over losing his balance. The director was taken to hospital immediately and the doctors advised him a few week’s rest.

Due to this incident the shooting of Shankar Pictures production's "Rettaisuzhi" is likely to be stalled for sometime till Bharathiraja recovers back. In this movie both the veteran directors Balachander and Bharathiraja are playing a significant role.

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10 Oscar nominations for Slumdog Millionaire and 3 for Rahman.


Slumdog has been nominated for Best Song (One each for Jai Ho and O Saya), Best Original Score (A R Rahman), Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay (Simon Beaufoy), Best editing, Best Sound Mixing (Resul Pookutty), Best Sound Editing (Resul Pookutty), Best Cinematography and Best Director (Danny Boyle) at the Oscars.

I wish A.R.Rahman, that he wins Oscar award and make each Indian feel proud about it.

Chennai Sangamam an open festival. Chennai's White Night.


Tamil Maiyam & Dept. of Tourism and Culture, Govt of Tamil Nadu presents this festival that was been carried throughout the whole city from January 10-16, 2009. Rather than saying it as festival i would say a Chennai Carnival or Chennai's White Night.

This Chennai Sangamam was organized by Kanimozhi (Member of Parliament) daughter of our Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi. Chennai Sangamam is basically an idea of bringing all the folk artist together and make to perform in front of huge crowd. Most of the city based people dont know much about the these folk artist and about their performance. There were more than 2000 folk artist who performed in and around the whole city from January 10-16.

I had a chance to visit few place where this Chennai Sangamam was been carried out, seriously i hav't seen anything like this so artistic, so colorful, and very energetic, and the folk artist very so friendly and were very joyful to see so much of people enjoying their performance.

To start with the first the grand opening,
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi inaugurated 'Chennai Sangamam 2009' a cultural festival, at the Centenary Auditorium of the University of Madras where Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi and Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Ambika Soni also took part in the grand opening programme.

After inauguration the folk artist started performing in front of these ministers. The most prominent thing was Drums Sivamani joined this festival and even performed in the inaugural event and later he joined all the folk artist people and gave a superb performance, Sivamani with his own style of beats combined with the folk beats created a superb fusion type that was really awesome.

These are the place where Chennai Sangamam celebrated.
1. Chennai Corporation Ground, Kodambakkam Trustpuram,
2. TVK Nagar School ground, TVK Nagar,
3. Lady Wellington College Grounds, Marina Beach Drive,
4. Nageswara Roa Park Luz Church Road, Mylapore,
5. Natesan Park Venkat Narayana Road, T. Nagar,
6. Tower Park, Anna Nagar,
7. Sivan Park, P.T. Rajan Salai, K.K. Nagar,
8. Thanthai Periyar Ground, Valasaravakkam,
9. Ashok Nagar Park – Ashok Nagar,
10. Elliots Beach – Besant Nagar,
11. Anna Park – Royapuram,
12. Independence Day Park – Nungambakkam,
13. Island Ground,
14. Thiru.Vi. Ka Park -- Shenoy Nagar,
15. ECR Road – Palkalai Nagar Palavakkam,
16. Contonement School Ground, GST Road, Pallavaram.

The most prominent in the Chennai Sangamam was The Finale. The closing ceremony took place at Elliots Beach – Besant Nagar started at 5:00 p.m and went up till 10:00 p.m, almost whole Chennai people had gathered to see Sivamani to preform live at Elliots Beach.

Apart from Sivamani there was other world famous artist who took part in this Chennai Sangamam, My favourite Dr.Kadari Gopalnath famous for Saxaphone recital- classical, performed in this festival. O S Arun famous for carnatic music, Lawrence Raghavendra'S Dance Group, Bombay Jayashri- Carnatic Vocal, Bhairavi & Malavi – Carnatic Vocal, Saindhavi – Carnatic Vocal Music, Nithyasri – Carnatic Vocal

Somehow got time and visited Chennai Sangamam with friends had been to Natesan Park Venkat Narayana Road, T. Nagar on 14th of January and to Elliots Beach – Besant Nagar on the 16th of January to watch the grand finale. Actually I should thank one of my friend Shwetha she was the key person who convinced us to come for Chennai Sangamam, this was the first time I saw Chennai Sangamam and we were so lucky I should say because when we were at the Elliots Beach it was so jam packed but still managed to go near the stage so that we could take pictures of Sivamani, later we saw the Sivamani got down of stage after he arranged his drums and other equipments we both ran backside of the stage to see Sivamani little closer. and guess what I spoke to Sivamani and requested for photo and he said no problem but make it fast because I have to perform. I thought I should give Shwetha a chance first because she's crazy about Sivamani and she was the one who made this happen, and this is that picture Shwetha with Sivamani.

Looking at us taking picture with Sivamani even others requested and the place got little crowd after when we swapped the camera and when i again requested Sivamani he said he can’t and then started leaving. Later another friend of mine Sharat joined us to see Sivamani's performance. At the end of the we all had nice fun, I guess it was the luckiest day for three of us. When were about to start towards home i saw a man dressed like a demon, was looking so horror and so colorful, I thought i should take a picture with him. I requested and he smiled because everyone was scared looking at him and this the picture me with the demon

My other friends looked at the picture said that even i should have showed some facial expression then it would have been much horror and interesting.

In this video NDTV shows how Chennai Sangamam was really created.

Folk Dance at TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) at Siruseri

Kerala Drums and folk dance at Natesan Park Venkat Narayana Road, T. Nagar,

Dr. Kadari Gopalnat's Saxophone recital- classical performance

South India's famous folk dance Kaavadi Aattam.

Kaavadi Aattam part 2

Still Much more video's of Chennai Sangamam to come.

BYD cars for new generations.

BYD also known as Build Your Dreams Chinese automobile manufacturer. This firm BYD Auto was formed in the year 2003 which is a part of BYD Company Limited. BYD Company is a world famous battery maker. BYD makes 65% of the world’s nickel-cadmium batteries and 30% of the world's lithium-ion mobile phone batteries. Based on these achievements BYD have decided to make cars that runs on battery.

BYD first came up with a model called F3 which was a successful in the market. Over 10,000 units were sold per month for the first half year in the year 2007. They have also come up with some other models like F3DM, F6, F6DM, E6 etc.

F3DM is a plug-in hybrid model, a compact sedan version car which was open for sale on December 15th, 2008 in China and will hit the European market at the year 2010. The F3DM was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in the year 2008. For the F3DM lithium iron phosphate batteries are used which is said to be inherently safe by the company itself. For every 100km only 16 kWh of the battery power is used, and the running costs which comes around $1.44 to $2.72 per 100km.

E6 is one of the latest model car launched by the BYD auto at the Beijing International Auto Show. This car E6 is almost designed like a CUV (crossover utility vehicle), this car was totally designed keeping F6 and F6DM in mind. E6 is a 5 seater car with an acceleration of 0 to 100 kph of around 10 seconds. Top speed of this car is about 160 kph which is 100 mph. Even this car will hit the European market at the year 2010.

Wishing You and Your Family Happy and Prosperous Pongal

A very Happy and Prosperous Pongal to all the viewers, friends, family and also to the followers.
May this year brings all the happiness in everyone's life.

A.R.Rahman wins 14th Annual critics award for Best Composer.


A.R.Rahman wins 14th Annual critics award for Best Composer for the film Slumdog Millionaire at Santa Monica, The film directed by British director Danny Boyle. The movie also won the best picture award.

A.R.R stated that "This is for INDIA" after he accepted his award.

MYA (Make Yourself Amazing).

MYA (Make Yourself Amazing) a popular U.K based clinic mainly known for cosmetic surgery, MYA's chairman John Ryan who's also know as surgical cosmetic king, Ryan has 25 years of cosmetic surgery experience, Ryan has 100,000 cosmetic procedures that will make you look more beautiful that what you are.

MYA's surgeons are mostly experienced and are known worldwide for their work, providing most consistent and amazing result to their customers with intensive aftercare. What makes MYA world famous cosmetic clinic is because of its surgical and also non surgical procedures.

Boob Job Surgery also known as Breast Enlargement Surgery which is becoming quite famous in U.K. MYA has highest satisfaction rate in boob job surgery MYA has its own simple successful procedure, just a small cut through which your desired cup size will be inserted inside this would take just a hours time and a day’s stay at the hospital where the surgeons will monitor your health after the procedure, after which you can walk out of clinic with confidence and superb sexy body shape

MYA's procedures are not only for women there are procedure for men also like Gynaecomastia, means male chest reduction, Male Breast and Pectoral Implants is done mainly to enhance male chest muscle to give them better look. Liposuction this is done for both man and women, which removes fat from your body. Otoplasty is the procedure to shape your ears that suits your face properly.

A.R.Rahman won the best Music Director for Slumdog Millionaire

Allah Rakkha Rahman(A.R.Rahman) created history by becoming the first Indian to win Gloden Globe award for his music score for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire.

Slumdog Millionaire won four Gloden Globe award,
1. Best Motion Picture - Drama
2. Best Director - Danny Boyle
3. Best Screenplay - Simon Beaufoy
4. Best Original Score - A.R.Rahman.

Jessica Alba Hollywood Actress now in Tamil Movies


Jessica Alba Hollywood famous actress is being roped into Tamil Movies, thanks to Soundarya Rajinikant MD of Ocher Studios which is producing Venkat Prabu's next venture GOA.

Goa is based on real life murder which happend on February 18, 5:00 am, Scarlett Keeling a 15 year old British girl who was sexually assualted and murdered by an Indian Barman, almost 2 hours later Scarlett's half naked body was found on the Anjuna beach.

Venkat Prabu who have decided to direct this real life murder as movie called Goa, before when Goa's plan was launched i thought its gonna be more of comedy type movie which had four heroes and four forign girls who meet this guys and dream about getting married to Indian where the story revolves about how the four guys marry them but did't expect it to be a real life story. I guess its going to different movie from venkat Prabu not like his other two movies.

Jessica Alba is been asked to do the role of Scarlett in the movie. Hope she agrees to do role and act in Tamil Cinema for the first time.

Naan Kadavul Audio launch image's


Naan Kadavul one of the most awaited movie launched it's audio on 1st January 2009, That was the first event that happened in Tamil Film industry in this year, Bala the director of the movie who worked very hard to bring this movie to the big screen, he struggled alot more of confusion at the start with the star cast but later managed to complete the movie with Arya and Pooja.

The audio launch was held at Satyam cine complex, even i went to Satyam that day to watch Vaaranam Aayiram but i got tickets only for night show where as the audio launch was in the morning time.

The ace directors Mani Ratnam, Balu Mahendra, Vaali, actor Surya, Vikram and others were present for the audio launch.

Some of Audio Launch function Image's

Naan Kadavul Music Review.

Naan Kadavul a movie that made every fan of director Bala to wait for nearly more than a year. Bala who's other name is perfectionist no matter who the hero is he will make them to so the shot again till he gets satisfied. Mostly Bala's movie gets selected for National award or atlest the star cast would bagg National award, hope Arya gets it through this movie.
Bala is also known for giving break or career to the hero, his first movie Sethu (1999) which was a massive hit and was a great break for Vikram. There after Vikram changed his to Chiyaan Vikram. Bala's next movie was Nandha (2001), a career bost for surya which really potraid him as a real action hero, in this movie surya would have used more of face expression rather of dailogue. Bala's third movie Pithamagan (2003) which was a real hit for both the hero Surya and Vikram almost most of the award was bagged by this movie at the period of time Vikram even got National aaward for his acting as a Undertaker in this movie.

After a long wait for nearly years Bala have come with this Naan Kadavul.
A story which is totally based on the holy town Varanasi, Naan Kadavul is all about GOD inside the human.

Star Cast:
Arya - Rudran.
Pooja - Hamsavalli

Music Director : Music Mastro Ilaiyaraaja.
Lyrics : Kavignar Vaali.
Dialogue : Jayamohan.

One thing is that Bala never missed Ilaiyaraaja as the music director for his movie out of three movie he directed two mega hit movie was done with Ilaiyaraaja. Nandha's music was scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja.

When it comes to movie like this i feel that no one, other than Music Mastro can score the music for the movie, His music will the give the perfect feel which will the match the story. Music Mastro would excel in any style that is given to him, Devotional to Retro anything is easy for him, For nearly a decade he rulled Tamil Cinema with his music. All those music are atill evergreen now most of his songs are been remaked, even if it is remaked it cant stand upto the original.

Mastro has scored 6 songs in this movie.

1. Om Siva Om.
Vocal: Vijay Prakash

This song is totaly kind of devotional song on Lord Siva, Kavignar Vaali has written this song where he has praised Siva in beautiful manner, music of this is very superb a perfect balance in using most of the instruments like drums, Sankha, fascinating Tabla work and some amount of Native percussion, Rudram is one thing you will hear in the whole song. Its a song where you will imagine Lord Siva dancing Thandava over the beats thats been composed. A good work done by Vijay Prakash.

2. Kannil Paarvai
Vocal: Shreya Ghoswal.

Its a kind of gentle pathos song where Shreya Shoswal has showed her talent. This song has a gentle touch of Hindustan music, Shreya goes to a high pitch which is really superb. Violin is used which seens to suit the mood and is nice. At the start of the song dilruba is been used, i guess it's a perfect start. The Dholak like rhythm is used to suit the mood of the song.

3 Matha Un Kovilil.
Vocal: Madhimitha

Its a tiny number with native rhythm. This song seems like one of old tune, its very good to hear the mastro in action after a long time.

4 Amma Un Pillai Naan.
Vocal: Sadhana Sargam

Its again a sober number like the third song with different feel of rhythms, Sadhana have done a superb work in this song, Mastro has used violin veena, some guitar and keyboard also with other instrument. A superb dramatic song that of a woman crying out against loneliness.

5 Oru Kaatril Alaiyum
Vocal: Ilaiyaraja

The mastro he himself has sung this number its almost same as the song number two. Feels flattered to hear Ilaiyaraaja after Shreya Ghoswal. The words have come much clear in Mastro's version. A superb song to hear.

6 Pitchai Paathiram.
Vocal: Madhu Balakrishnan

This song was taken from Ilayaraaja's old album which was composed for Sri Ramana Maharshi, in the original album Mastro he himself have sung it out some changes have done as compared to the origina, the song can be discribed as "The cry of a deeply anguished soul in search of lasting peace" nice work by Madhu Balakrishnan. Tabla is used mostly in this song which came out very nice suiting the mood of the song even violin and flute is also used, A different kinda of guitar is also used its sounds more of like native stlye. If can try to hear original one of this song Mastro's voice is very superb and if you are die hard fan of Mastro you will love it to the core.

The songs have come out very nicely which suits the theme of the movie, the movie is expected as a serious kind with reference to the music, but i came across some article long ago that this movie also contains comedy may not as a seperate track but mingled with the movie. Bala is also known for timing comedy which he used in all of his movie. Karunas was introdused as comedian in Nandha, Pithamagan comedy was really awesome Laila was too good really perfect for that kinda role.
Waiting for movie to come on to the big screen, Hope i get tickets for the movie this Pongal.