Record-breaking Andhra artist Ameerjan aims to break another record

 45-year-old Shaik Ameerjan has 45 records to his credit in micro arts, including Limca Book of Records.

published on : 18th July 2021

Pandemic pens saddest song for this street artist from Kerala

On any given day, you can see him near the entrance of the Museum, huddled on his four-wheel scooter.

published on : 15th July 2021

Nellore man chisels his way into record book

Inspired by renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, a Nellore-based goldsmith, Musavir started making miniatures in 2012 and, of late, has gained public attention.

published on : 11th July 2021

"Sasural Simar Ka" actress Shagufta Ali seeks financial help for medical treatment 

54-year-old Shagufta Ali, who has reportedly been out of work since 2018, is struggling with high blood sugar levels and visual impairment. 

published on : 6th July 2021

Odia visual artist Biswarupa gets UAE Golden visa

The coveted visa is granted to people with expertise in the fields of arts, literature and culture, heritage history and cognitive studies.

published on : 1st July 2021

Reclaiming Sepia: Shanthamani's photomontages show photos of the city, its cultural scene from 2006 to 2008

Artist Shanthamani M’s show tells us why, sometimes, a city cannot redeem its past from the arrogance of development  

published on : 27th June 2021

BSY launches scheme for artists hit by Covid

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday launched a financial assistance scheme for artists who are under distress due to the pandemic.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Second Covid wave takes toll on livelihood of folk artists

Every year, Narayanan Peruvannan, a veteran Theyyam artist who hails from Ulliyeri in rural Kozhikode, performs at nearly 500 venues. 

published on : 29th May 2021

Seeking calm in kolam

Telling stories through intricate kolam designs, Hema Kannan is bringing cheerful reasons to pursue this art for better mental health.

published on : 15th May 2021

Drake to receive Artist of the Decade honour at Billboard Music Awards

The announcement was made by NBC and Dick Clark Productions in a statement posted on the official website of Billboard Music Awards (BBMA) on Tuesday.

published on : 12th May 2021

Kids stuff: How child actors are helping Hindi cinema grow

The son of Tamil composer Varshan Satish, Lydian was brilliant in Shiv Hare’s film about a street urchin who starts his own band.

published on : 5th May 2021

An act of hand

A city based illustrator gives you a glimpse of stories and patterns through artistic creativity

published on : 26th April 2021

Folk artistes in depths of despair

The summer months are usually the most productive for folk artistes, as cultural programmes like street plays, stage dramas and stilt arts are organised in villages as part of temple festivals.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Tamil Nadu: Protests against cutback on temple festivals amid COVID-19 surge

In Tirunelveli, artists urged government to limit the attendance cap for festivals instead of banning the programmes. 

published on : 13th April 2021

Peak polling season is here, but nobody’s looking to hire lookalike artists in TN

Neatly dressed and sporting a wig, there would stand a look-alike of some popular political stalwart in the midst of an election campaign.

published on : 26th March 2021
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