Kalanidhi Dance Company was founded in 2005. Its artistic approach is to explore creative and contemporary ideas through the vocabulary of Kuchipudi, while retaining the essence and integrity of the classical form. Dancers include Supraja Chittari, Ankitha Durvasula, Ramya Durvasula, Pragnya Thamire and Deviga Valiyil.
Sreevidhya Chandramouli plays the vina, a plucked Indian lute with a fret board spanning three and a half octaves. She was trained in the Karaikudi vina tradition, the only school of south Indian vina players that goes back more than ten generations. Also featured is Poovalur Sriji on the mridangam.
Indian has attracted many Latin Americans. Octavio Paz, Victoria Ocampo, Pablo Neruda, and Gabriela knew India through Tagore. "Soul Connection" portrays the cultural impact that India has made on these personalities and subsequently in the literature and culture of the Latin American countries. Latin American saw India through these literary fitures' writings and were mystified by the their depth. The film brings to life ...
Sinha, Arvind - India. Ministry of External Affairs
Maya, a distant relative of the Maharaja has been chosen to get adopted to the Palace. But her father has one strong reason not to go for it, her fiancee Appu. Appu is like their family member, who looks after everyone in Maya's family. Maya's uncle, dreaming of the fortune coming, developes a plan to make Maya hate Appu. He succeeds in that and ...
Copyright notice not available. "A film by Verve Productions"--Title screen. Received: 2011-10-26 from New Delhi OvOp Office; viewing copy; gift; LC Gift Collection. Acquired for the Library of Congress only.
Manjushree - Jammu and Kashmir (india). Directorate of Tourism - Lc Gift Collection (library of Congress)
Ramesh is responsible for looking after rubber exports in Singapore on behalf of his employer, Shyam, based in India. When Ramesh suddenly disappears, Shyam travels to Singapore to unravel the mystery behind his absence, and is himself embroiled in a mystery, as well as arrested for a murder, he claims he did not commit.
Documentary on Nava Nālandā Mahāvihāra, an institution of Pali and Buddhist learning, brought out on the silver jubilee celebrations of the institute; includes description on Nālandā Mahāvihāra Site, India, and Buddhism in Nalanda, India.
This movie tackled the issue of widow marriage and education of women. But the film walked a tight rope and never lost its balance. An orthodox patriarch is upset when one of his five sons wants to marry a theatre actress. The old man's friend, a widower wants to marry patriarch's widowed daughter, which would infringe upon the old man's traditional values. However, he ...
Viṭhal, Eṃ. Ār. - Nahatā, Śrīkānt - Paṭēl, Śrīkānt - Raṅgarāv, E - Shruthi Tracks Music & Video Company
Maliekkal Ouseppachan was a political visionary who shared a common dream with party head and the then Chief Minister Janardhanan Kurup, as well as with Saghav Gopalan of the opposition even though the latter subscribed to different ideology. The dream had to do with the betterment of the livelihood of the people of Kerala, especially those below poverty line. The Chief Minister passes away ...
Film traces the struggle of a crime reporter who faces harassment from her editor especially after she refuses to meet him after working hours. It highlights the need, to create a safe and professional working environment in India and the same work standard for women as for men.
Discussions and arguments on the freedom of expression are as old as civilisation itself. With the growth of the mass media, these debates have acquired new dimensions, expecially with regard to the internet. The film raises questions about the levels of intolerance in India and the contradictions between an individual's right to offend and her/his 'obligations' towards maintenance of social harmony.
The film is based on a novel set among the Kerala fishing community by Takazhi Shivashankara Pillai. Chembankunju prospers as a fisherman with the financial support of Pareekutty, a Muslim trader and the lover of Chembankunju's daughter Karuthamma. Traditions prevent Karuthamma to marry Pareekutty, and she is married off to Palani, a total stranger who arrives in their village. Even though the affair of ...