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February 17, 2019

Two events held to celebrate S. Rajam’s birth centenary

Two events celebrated the birth centenary of the multi-faceted S. Rajam, the man who lived eight-plus decades of his eventful life on Nadu Street, Mylapore.   The Rajam Centenary Committee hosted the centenary celebrations on February 8 at The Music […]

February 13, 2019

Rushil Kumar: Smart Cricketer

Rushil Kumar: Smart Cricketer

M. Rushil Kumar, a resident of Kesavaperumalpuram, R. A. Puram was recently selected by the TNCA as captain of the under-14 Tamilnadu State Cricket team. At the recently held South Zone under 14 inter state cricket tournament, Rushil scored two […]

January 26, 2019

Bharatanatyam dancer Narthaki Nataraj chosen for Padma Shri award

Bharatanatyam dancer Narthaki Nataraj chosen for Padma Shri award

Mylapore-based Bharatanatyam dancer Narthaki Nataraj has been chosen for the Padma Shri award, among the civilian awards which are decided by the president of India. Her name was in the list made public on the eve of Republic Day, January […]

January 14, 2019

Legendary spinner V. V. Kumar decorated with ‘Spirit of Mylapore’ award

Legendary spinner V. V. Kumar decorated with 'Spirit of Mylapore' award

Legendary leg spinner V V Kumar was presented the Sundaram Finance ‘Spirit of Mylapore’ award by T T Srinivasaraghavan, MD, Sundaram Finance on Sunday evening at the final day events at the Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival 2019. Sundaram Finance had, in January […]

January 8, 2019

Varsha Bhuvaneswari: Harikatha expert

Varsha Bhuvaneswari: Harikatha expert

Varsha Bhuvaneswari, a class 11 student at Vidya Mandir, Mylapore was recently awarded the ‘Neelakanta Sivan Award’ for harikatha from Neelakanta Shivan Cultural Academy, Chennai. The award was presented to her by vocalist P. Unnikrishnan on Jan 4, at the […]

December 19, 2018

K. Narasimhalu: A special artist

K. Narasimhalu: A special artist

Andhra Mahila Sabha’s very own foot embroidery artist K. Narasimhalu was recently presented with a set of 35 coats and anchor stitch kits to meet his needs for the next twelve months.  Narasimhalu, an orphan who has celebral palsy, uses […]

December 19, 2018

Mylapore Trio: Nallor Virudu Award

Mylapore Trio: Nallor Virudu Award

The Mylapore Trio, S. Amarnath, S. Surendranath and S. Aparna were honoured with the ‘Nallor Virudu’ award at an event organised by Sri Krishna Sweets and Youth Association for Cultural Development at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore on Dec 2.  The […]

December 7, 2018

Sundaram Finance MD given Lifetime Achievement Award

Sundaram Finance MD given Lifetime Achievement Award

T. T. Srinivasaraghavan, MD of Sundaram Finance was decorated with the Life Time Achievement award at the Trinity Arts Festival inauguration held at R R Sabha, Mylapore on Friday evening. He received the award from N. Ravi, Chairman, PTI, a […]

August 27, 2018

Mylapore MLA among city people decorated with ‘Pride of Madras’ award

The Pride of Madras Awards were presented by the Senior Citizens Group of Besant Nagar and Mylapore with the support of Rotary Club of Madras Mount to eminent persons who have made Madras (Chennai) proud. This event was held on […]

August 2, 2018

Writers Charukesi, K. Bharathi to be honoured with Kamban Kazhagam awards

The 44th Kamban Kazhagam awards are to be given to distinguished people on August 10 at AVM Rajeswari Mandapam. The honours will be done by Justice Ramasubramanian. Among the awardees are a few from the neighbourhood. Prof. Solomon Pappaiah gets the […]

July 16, 2018

Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam chosen for prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award

Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam chosen for prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award

Wellknown Carnatic music vocalist Aruna Sairam has been chosen by The Music Academy for its prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award. She is a resident of Alwarpet. The well-travelled artiste will be decorated with the award, considered to be a prestigious one […]

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