Arts & Culture
Print edition : July 12, 2013
Early South Indian cinema
South India’s day
Courtesy: The Roja Muthiah Research Library, Chennai
During the shooting of the film "Meera" (Tamil, 1945), M.S. Subbulakshmi and Ellis R. Dungan, the film's director.
A conference organised in Paris recently focussed on representations of dance and music in early Tamil and Telugu films, particularly the contributions of the Devadasi community. By S. THEODORE BASKARAN