13th Fine Arts Festival - 2007
13th Fine Arts Festival of Mudhra was inaugurated Dr. B.K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore - presided by Dr. Nalli Kuppuswamy Chetti President, Mudhra − Chief Guests: Shri R. Seshasayee, Chairman & Managing Director, Ashok Leyland Ltd.-Shri A. Natarajan, Former Director, Chennai Doordarshan,- Mudhra Award of Excellence presented to Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam (Outstanding Dancer, Researcher, Choreographer & Teacher). Highlights : Vocal concerts, Violin Duets, Bhajans, Jugalbandis, dramas, dance festival, 4 hour concert, Namasankeerthanam, Talent promotion Concert, Music appreciation programme & Saxophone concerts.
 
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Dr. B.K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore lights the Kuthuvillaku and inaugurates the 13th Fine Arts Festival at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School Campus, 71, Bazullah Road, T.Nagar, Chennai - 17 Mudhra Award of Excellence presented to Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam (Outstanding Dancer, Researcher, Choreographer & Teacher) Dr.Vanavarayar & Mr.Seshasayee
Dr. B.K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore lights the Kuthuvillaku and inaugurates the 13th Fine Arts Festival at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School Campus, 71, Bazullah Road, T.Nagar, Chennai - 17 Mudhra Award of Excellence presented to Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam (Outstanding Dancer, Researcher, Choreographer & Teacher) Dr.Vanavarayar & Mr.Seshasayee
     
Sri.A.Natarajan, Dr.Nalli & Dr.Vanavarayar Dr.Nalli honouring Dr.Vanavarayar Though provoking speech by Dr. Vanavarayar during his inaugural speech
Sri.A.Natarajan, Dr.Nalli & Dr.Vanavarayar Dr.Nalli honouring Dr.Vanavarayar Though provoking speech by Dr. Vanavarayar during his inaugural speech
     
Dr.Nalli & Dr.Vanavarayar, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore Nalli delivers the presidential address A.Natarajan felicitates
Dr.Nalli & Dr.Vanavarayar, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore Nalli delivers the presidential address A.Natarajan felicitates
     
Sri.R.Seshasayee being honoured by Mudhra’s President Mr.Seshasayee felicitates Receipent reply by Dr.Padma
Sri.R.Seshasayee being honoured by Mudhra’s President Mr.Seshasayee felicitates Receipent reply by Dr.Padma
     
Vote of thanks by Mudhra Bhaskar Dr.Padma with Gayathri in the Canteen during inauguration of Mudhra’s fest. Auditor Mr.Ravishankar with his wife enjoying the canteen food
Vote of thanks by Mudhra Bhaskar Dr.Padma with Gayathri in the Canteen during inauguration of Mudhra’s fest. Auditor Mr.Ravishankar with his wife enjoying the canteen food
     
Padma Subramaniam, Gayathri Kannan, Shyam Sundar Inaugural concert by Trichur Brothers TRICHUR BROS.(Srikrishna Mohan & Ramkumar Mohan) – Sherthalai Sivakumar – Trichur Mohan – B.Subbarao
Padma Subramaniam, Gayathri Kannan, Shyam Sundar Inaugural concert by Trichur Brothers TRICHUR BROS.(Srikrishna Mohan & Ramkumar Mohan) − Sherthalai Sivakumar − Trichur Mohan − B.Subbarao
     
T.V.SANKARANARAYANAN-M.A.Sundaresan – Shrimushnam Raja Rao – E.M.Subramaniam Namasankeethanam by UDAYALUR KALYANARAMAN Audience
T.V.SANKARANARAYANAN-M.A.Sundaresan − Shrimushnam Raja Rao − E.M.Subramaniam Namasankeethanam by UDAYALUR KALYANARAMAN Audience
     
Audience THRIMOORTHY VAIBHAVAM : a thematic musical presentation by Dr.RADHA BHASKAR Dr.RADHA BHASKAR - PREMA RANGARAJAN & MAYAVARAM SISTERS(Uma & Geetha) – Srividhya R.S.Iyer – Sharan Sivakumar
Audience THRIMOORTHY VAIBHAVAM : a thematic musical presentation by Dr.RADHA BHASKAR Dr.RADHA BHASKAR - PREMA RANGARAJAN & MAYAVARAM SISTERS(Uma & Geetha) − Srividhya R.S.Iyer − Sharan Sivakumar
     
Padmasthananda Maharaj, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama among the audience MADURAI T.N.SESHAGOPALAN  - M.Chandrasekaran – B.Harikumar – B.S.Purushotham Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan
Padmasthananda Maharaj, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama among the audience MADURAI T.N.SESHAGOPALAN - M.Chandrasekaran − B.Harikumar − B.S.Purushotham Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan
     
Dr.Padma Subramaniam Dr.Padma Music orchestra for Dr.Padma’s Dance. Gayathri(vocal) –Kannan(Veena) , Nagai Sreeram(Mridangam) & T.S.Babu(Violin)
Dr.Padma Subramaniam Dr.Padma Music orchestra for Dr.Padma’s Dance. Gayathri(vocal) −Kannan(Veena) , Nagai Sreeram(Mridangam) & T.S.Babu(Violin)
     
S.SOWMYA – Vittal Ramamurthy – Poongulam Subramanyan – Dr.S.Karthick Talent promotion concert : MEERA SRINIVASAN – R.Sathish Kumar – B.Sivaraman – N.Narasimhan S.Ve.Shekar’s comedy drama ELLAME THAMASHTHAN
S.SOWMYA − Vittal Ramamurthy − Poongulam Subramanyan − Dr.S.Karthick Talent promotion concert : MEERA SRINIVASAN − R.Sathish Kumar − B.Sivaraman − N.Narasimhan S.Ve.Shekar’s comedy drama ELLAME THAMASHTHAN
     
A scene from the drama S.Ve.Shekar’s Drama S.Ve.Shekar in full form
A scene from the drama S.Ve.Shekar’s Drama S.Ve.Shekar in full form
     
Audience Audience enjoying the hilarious Comedy by S.Ve.Shekar KARNATIC & HINDUSTANI JUGALBANDI by A.KANYAKUMARI(Violin) & M.JANARDHAN MITTA(Sitar) – Bangalore Praveen(Mridangam) – Pandit Abhijit Banerjee (Tabla)
Audience Audience enjoying the hilarious Comedy by S.Ve.Shekar KARNATIC & HINDUSTANI JUGALBANDI by A.KANYAKUMARI(Violin) & M.JANARDHAN MITTA(Sitar) − Bangalore Praveen(Mridangam) − Pandit Abhijit Banerjee (Tabla)
     
Bangalore Praveen (Mridangam) A.Kanyakumari(violin) Pandit Abhijit Banerjee(Tabla)
Bangalore Praveen (Mridangam) A.Kanyakumari(violin) Pandit Abhijit Banerjee(Tabla)
     
Pandit Janardhan Mitta ( Sitar) A close up on mridangam playing A close up on table playing
Pandit Janardhan Mitta ( Sitar) A close up on mridangam playing A close up on table playing
     
A unique KARNATIC & HINDUSTANI JUGALBANDI by LALGUDI G.J.R.KRISHNAN (Violin) & DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (Slide Guitar)  -  Tiruvaarur Vaidhyanathan – Rupak Bhattacharya DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (Slide Guitar) LALGUDI G.J.R.KRISHNAN( Violin)
A unique KARNATIC & HINDUSTANI JUGALBANDI by LALGUDI G.J.R.KRISHNAN (Violin) & DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (Slide Guitar) - Tiruvaarur Vaidhyanathan − Rupak Bhattacharya DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (Slide Guitar) LALGUDI G.J.R.KRISHNAN( Violin)
     
Tiruvarur Vaidhyanathan and Krishnan on Karnatic Thiruvaarur Vaidhyanathan Rupak Bhattacharya
Tiruvarur Vaidhyanathan and Krishnan on Karnatic Thiruvaarur Vaidhyanathan Rupak Bhattacharya
     
LALGUDI G.J.R.KRISHNAN (Violin) & DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (Slide Guitar) Lalgudi G.J.R.Krishnan Krishnan- Debishish – Rupak
LALGUDI G.J.R.KRISHNAN (Violin) & DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (Slide Guitar) Lalgudi G.J.R.Krishnan Krishnan- Debishish − Rupak
     
V.V.Subrahamanyam’s Violin Trio VVS- VVSMurari – VV Ravi Thiruvarur Bakthavathsalam with his disciple Delhi Sairam
V.V.Subrahamanyam’s Violin Trio VVS- VVSMurari − VV Ravi Thiruvarur Bakthavathsalam with his disciple Delhi Sairam
     
NEYVELI SANTHANAGOPALAN – Mullaivasal Chandramouli – T.K.Murthy – Anirudh Athreya Neyveli Santhangopalan T.K.Murthy & Anirudh Athreya
NEYVELI SANTHANAGOPALAN − Mullaivasal Chandramouli − T.K.Murthy − Anirudh Athreya Neyveli Santhangopalan T.K.Murthy & Anirudh Athreya
     
Audience O.S.Thiagarajan- Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi- Mannargudi Easwaran- Srirangam Kannan Preliminary round during Mega info quiz
Audience O.S.Thiagarajan- Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi- Mannargudi Easwaran- Srirangam Kannan Preliminary round during Mega info quiz
     
Participants are seriously involving to get selected in the semi finals Gnani and Radha Bhaskar among the quiz master Gnani conducting the quiz in theatre and cinema
Participants are seriously involving to get selected in the semi finals Gnani and Radha Bhaskar among the quiz master Gnani conducting the quiz in theatre and cinema
     
Quiz masters A view of the participants Dr.Radha conducting the quiz on music
Quiz masters A view of the participants ssDr.Radha conducting the quiz on music
     
A section of the participants Audience during quiz time Mr.Bhat of Bhat’s Advertising  (one of the sponsors of quiz time)
Audience Audience during quiz time Mr.Bhat of Bhat’s Advertising (one of the sponsors of quiz time)
     
Balu of T.S.Mahalingam who sponsored the prizes Journalist Gnani announcing the result First prize participants with quiz masters and sponsors
Balu of T.S.Mahalingam who sponsored the prizes Journalist Gnani announcing the result First prize participants with quiz masters and sponsors
     
Sencond prize participants with quiz masters and sponsors Third prize participants with quiz masters and sponsors MALLADI BROTHERS – Mysore Manjunath – Mannargudi A.Easwaran– V.Suresh
Sencond prize participants with quiz masters and sponsors Third prize participants with quiz masters and sponsors MALLADI BROTHERS − Mysore Manjunath − Mannargudi A.Easwaran− V.Suresh
     
Malladi Brothers- Sriram kumar and Ravikumar Mannagudi Easwaran -mridangam Kadri Gopalnath –Saxaphone
Malladi Brothers- Sriram kumar and Ravikumar Mannagudi Easwaran -mridangam Kadri Gopalnath −Saxaphone
     
Haridwaramangalam Palanivel- Tavil Bangalore Rajasekar – Moharsing A.Kanyakumari and B.S.Purshothaman
Haridwaramangalam Palanivel- Tavil Bangalore Rajasekar − Moharsing A.Kanyakumari and B.S.Purshothaman
     
KADRI GOPALNATH – A.Kanyakumari – Haridwaramangalam A.K.Palanivel(Special Tavil) – B.S.Purushotham – B.Rajasekar. BHAJANS by O.S.ARUN – Mullaivasal Chandramouli – B.Ganapathiraman – Kiran Kumar – Selvam Ganapathi – Tabla
KADRI GOPALNATH − A.Kanyakumari − Haridwaramangalam A.K.Palanivel(Special Tavil) − B.S.Purushotham − B.Rajasekar. BHAJANS by O.S.ARUN − Mullaivasal Chandramouli − B.Ganapathiraman − Kiran Kumar − Selvam Ganapathi − Tabla
     
Sanjay Subramaniam SANJAY SUBRAHMANYAM – S.Varadharajan – B.Harikumar – Uduppi Sridhar Audience for Sanjay’s Concert
Sanjay Subramaniam SANJAY SUBRAHMANYAM − S.Varadharajan − B.Harikumar − Uduppi Sridhar Audience for Sanjay’s Concert
     
Audience Talent Promotion Concert -Tamil Compositions by BHAVYA KRISHNAN –K.Rahul – Sharan Sivakumar Talent Promotion Concert -Compositions of Thiagaraja by O.S.SUDHA – M.Rajeev – Thillaisthanam Suriyanarayanan
Audience Talent Promotion Concert -Tamil Compositions by BHAVYA KRISHNAN −K.Rahul − Sharan Sivakumar Talent Promotion Concert -Compositions of Thiagaraja by O.S.SUDHA − M.Rajeev − Thillaisthanam Suriyanarayanan
     
Talent Promotion Concert -Songs of Lord Siva by different Composers by PRASANNA VENKATARAMAN – V.Sanjeev – A.M.Harinarayanan Talent Promotion Concert -Compositions of Muthuswami Diskhithar by NIRANJANA SRINIVASAN – K.Gokul – Sumesh Narayanan GANESH & KUMARESH(VIOLIN DUET) – Parupalli Phalgun – S.V.Ramani
Talent Promotion Concert -Songs of Lord Siva by different Composers by PRASANNA VENKATARAMAN − V.Sanjeev − A.M.Harinarayanan Talent Promotion Concert -Compositions of Muthuswami Diskhithar by NIRANJANA SRINIVASAN − K.Gokul − Sumesh Narayanan GANESH & KUMARESH(VIOLIN DUET) − Parupalli Phalgun − S.V.Ramani
     
Ganesh and Kumaresh Talent Promotion Concert -Oothukkadu Compositions by S.M.VILASINI – Karaikal Venkatasubramaniam – Kumbakonam Swaminathan Talent Promotion Concert – Thiruppugazh by BHAIRAVI & MALAVI – Ambika Prasad – Delhi Sairam
Ganesh and Kumaresh Talent Promotion Concert -Oothukkadu Compositions by S.M.VILASINI − Karaikal Venkatasubramaniam − Kumbakonam Swaminathan Talent Promotion Concert − Thiruppugazh by BHAIRAVI & MALAVI − Ambika Prasad − Delhi Sairam
     
Talent Promotion Concert – Compostions of Papanasam Sivan  by GANESH VISWANATHAN – R.Nagaraj – Ammangudi S.Ramanarayanan Talent Promotion Concert - Trinity Kritis on Devi by V.SANKARANARAYANAN – Neela Jayakumar – V.R.Jayakumar SIKKIL GURUCHARAN – R.K.Sriram Kumar – Umayalpuram K.Sivaraman – B.S.Purushotham
Talent Promotion Concert − Compostions of Papanasam Sivan by GANESH VISWANATHAN − R.Nagaraj − Ammangudi S.Ramanarayanan Talent Promotion Concert − Trinity Kritis on Devi by V.SANKARANARAYANAN − Neela Jayakumar − V.R.Jayakumar SIKKIL GURUCHARAN − R.K.Sriram Kumar − Umayalpuram K.Sivaraman − B.S.Purushotham
     
Mridangam Maestro UmayalpuramSivaraman giving a special pose for the camera apart from his spectacular tani on the last day of the year. T.N.Krishnan and Viji Krishnan T.N.Krishnan
Mridangam Maestro UmayalpuramSivaraman giving a special pose for the camera apart from his spectacular tani on the last day of the year. T.N.Krishnan and Viji Krishnan T.N.Krishnan
     
Viji Krishnan T.N.KRISHNAN & VIJI NATARAJAN (Violin Duet) – Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam – Vaikom Gopalakrishnan Audience during TNK’s concert
Viji Krishnan T.N.KRISHNAN & VIJI NATARAJAN (Violin Duet) − Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam − Vaikom Gopalakrishnan Audience during TNK’s concert
     
Audience LIGHT CLASSICAL JUGALBANDI by RAMJI’S ISSAI MAZHALAI. (Talented Youngsters participate with combination of Carnatic and Light music) Isai Mazhalai Ramji
Audience LIGHT CLASSICAL JUGALBANDI by RAMJI’S ISSAI MAZHALAI. (Talented Youngsters participate with combination of Carnatic and Light music) Isai Mazhalai Ramji
     
Audience listening to talented youngsters Audience Abilash
Audience listening to talented youngsters Audience Abilash
     
Young singer S.M.Vilasini-Vidhya Kalyanaraman and Abilash Splendid performance by Ramji’s Isai Mazhalai Group
Young singer S.M.Vilasini-Vidhya Kalyanaraman and Abilash Splendid performance by Ramji’s Isai Mazhalai Group
     
Upcoming  youngster on stage Upcoming  youngster on stage Upcoming  youngster on stage
Upcoming youngster on stage Upcoming youngster on stage Upcoming youngster on stage
     
Upcoming  youngster on stage Bharat Sundar Erode Anatharaman
Upcoming youngster on stage Bharat Sundar Erode Anatharaman
     
4 hour concert T.M.KRISHNA- R.K.Sriram Kumar – Trichy Sankaran – V.Suresh T.M.Krishna Prof.Trichy Sankaran
4 hour concert T.M.KRISHNA- R.K.Sriram Kumar − Trichy Sankaran − V.Suresh T.M.Krishna Prof.Trichy Sankaran
     
Spell bound audience during 4 hour concert Jam Packed hall Audience sat and listen the concert for 4 hours
Spell bound audience during 4 hour concert Jam Packed hall Audience sat and listen the concert for 4 hours
     
Mudhra’s pioneer effort of introducing the concert 4 hour concert in 1990 as a part 	of reviving long duration concert proved success.    
Mudhra’s pioneer effort of introducing the concert 4 hour concert in 1990 as a part of reviving long duration concert proved success.