Arts & Culture
Myths have not only survived science and technology but will continue to fascinate creative minds who find in them the threads to weave their own narratives that reflect the traumatic times they live in.
A new small-budget film on the underdog’s struggle for survival in Kolkata, employing a narrative technique borrowed from Thousand And One Arabian Nights and Brecht. By PARTHA CHATTERJEE
The Kailasa temple complex, with massive sculptures and panels, hewn out of a mountain working from the top to the bottom, is an unparalleled architectural masterpiece of the Rashtrakutas. Text by T.S. SUBRAMANIAN and photographs by D. KRISHNAN
The stage adaptation of “Ponniyin Selvan”, presented in Chennai in June by Magic Lantern, does not disappoint as an honest attempt to retain the soul of ‘Kalki’ R. Krishnamurthy’s classic set in the Chola era. By R. ILANGOVAN
SCHOLARS are unanimous that the Kailasa temple at Ellora is modelled after the Kailasanatha temple in Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu and the...
The amazing concert hall of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra captures more than just musical imagination.
A commendable first book by a leading musician, full of thought-provoking questions vital to the well-being of Carnatic music. By V. RAMNARAYAN
- Author: T.M. Krishna
- Publisher: HarperCollins India, 2013
- Pages: 604
- Price: Rs.799