artists

MAA planning to set up office in Andhra Pradesh; chief Manchu Vishnu to meet CM on ticket fares

Vishnu assured that the association will bring a bylaw to include artists, technicians and others related to the field in MAA.

published on : 19th October 2021

MAA elections: All winners from Prakash Raj panel resign, promise to support Vishnu Manchu

Prakash Raj alleged that there were several discrepancies in the election and opined that the counting was not held in a fair manner.

published on : 13th October 2021

Acrimonious Tollywood artist association election comes to an end

The elections, held once every two years, have been the source of much bitterness this year, with the two factions, one led by veteran actor Prakash Raj and the other led by actor Vishnu Manchu.

published on : 11th October 2021

As artist association poll saga ends, Tollywood calls for unity

In a surprising turn of events, actor Naga Babu, who extended support for Prakash Raj in the elections, has tendered his resignation from the primary membership of MAA.

published on : 11th October 2021

Tollywood artist association polls: Insider-outsider debate fuelled mudslinging

The forthcoming weeks saw this insider-outsider debate taking centre-stage, as even senior actors like Kota Srinivasa Rao stepped in to question Prakash Raj’s candidature.

published on : 11th October 2021

Mellowing down with the times: Hyderabad street artists expression changes amid pandemic from rebellious to inspiring

According to them, times like these call for a change in expression, especially when people are exhausted by grief and numbness.

published on : 7th September 2021

Hip-hop artistes reppin’ Hyderabad

These rappers are taking the art form back to its roots and are more conscious with their content

published on : 21st August 2021

Ban on stage shows leaves artists from Kerala in penury

The campaign organised by SAA aims at conducting a 50-day non-stop livestreaming event with the support of more than 500 artists from different parts of the state.

published on : 16th August 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

An act of hand

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

published on : 26th 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

Graffiti artists struggle to handle ‘tech trouble’

The electorate would know of their candidates and their symbols only through wall paintings,” explained N Murugesan (52), an artist from Alanganatham Junction in Senthamangalam.

published on : 24th March 2021

Sandalwood urges AMMA to revoke decision to reinstate Dileep

Members of the Kannada film industry have written a letter to the association in this regard.

published on : 2nd July 2018
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