Archive for the People Category

April 10, 2019

An Automan writes catchy slogans and urges people to vote in the upcoming election

An Automan writes catchy slogans and urges people to vote in the upcoming election

Meet H. Vivekanandan, an Automan in Mylapore, who is known for writing bold and thought-provoking slogans on his auto. He writes these slogans on a small blackboard that is fixed on the backside of his auto, especially for this purpose. […]

April 4, 2019

Renowned cartoonist, Ramanujam (RAHNU), passes away

Renowned cartoonist, Ramanujam (RAHNU), passes away

S. K. Ramanujam (RAHNU), renowned cartoonist, passed away on April 2. He was 81 years old. He was the founder of Rahnu’s Cartoon Training Centre in Mylapore and trained students of all ages for more than 30 years.

March 28, 2019

NGO founder and Carnatic music vocalist receive awards

NGO founder and Carnatic music vocalist receive awards

The Hindu World of Women 2019 Awards that recognise women who have excelled in various fields, saw Dr. Vasudha Prakash and Carnatic vocalist Sudha Raghunathan, receive awards. Dr. Vasudha Prakash, founder and trustee of V-Excel educational trust, received The Hindu […]

March 19, 2019

Padma Shri conferred on dancer Narthaki Nataraj among others

Padma Shri conferred on dancer Narthaki Nataraj among others

Bharatanatyam dancer and guru Narthaki Nataraj is back at her Mylapore home after taking part in what must have been a highpoint in her long career. Narthaki was conferred the Padma Shri award by president Ram Nath Govind at a […]

March 16, 2019

President confers Padma Shri award on dancer Narthaki Nataraj

Bharatanatyam dancer Narthaki Nataraj who lives in Mylapore was today, along with many others conferred the Padma Shri award by India’s president Ram Nath Govind at a special function held at Rashtrapathi Bhavan in Delhi. Narthaki is the first transgender […]

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 […]

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