FLASH

Art & Culture

  • கிருஷ்ணா கால்வாய் வெட்டும்போது பழையகற்கால, ஐந்து லசட்ம் ஆண்டுகள் ?!!!?!!!.........

    Sunday, October 03, 2021 08:10 PM IST, Chennai

    பண்டைய நாளில் உலகில் மனிதன் வாழ்ந்திருந்தான் என்பதற்கான அடையாளமாகத் திகழ்பவை அவன் பயன்படுத்தி விட்டு சென்ற பொருட்களே ஆகும். குறிப்பாக பழங்கற்காலத்தில் அவர்கள் பயன்படுத்திவிட்டுச் சென்ற கல்லாயுதங்கள் மூலம் தொல்பழங்கற் காலத்தில் அவர்களது வாழ்க்கை முறையை அறியமுடிகிறது. இத்தகைய கற்கால மனிதர்கள் திருவள்ளூர் மாவட்டத்தில் வாழ்ந்திருந்தனர் என்பதற்கானத் தடயங்களான கருவிகள் அதிக அளவில் கிடைத்துள்ளன என்று தொல்லியல்த்துறை மேனாள் ஆணையர் (பொறுப்பு) முனைவர் சீ. வசந்தி கூறுகிறார்.

  • பல லட்ச ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன் சென்னையில் ஆதிமனிதன் வாழ்ந்திருக்கிறான்

    Saturday, October 02, 2021 10:23 AM IST, Chennai

    சென்னை 2000 + வரலாற்று காலத்திற்கு முன் இருந்த தொன்மையான சென்னையில் ஆதிமனிதர்கள் - பாகம் 1 Chennai Month – part 1. பல லட்ச ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்னரே சென்னையில் ஆதிமனிதன் வாழ்ந்திருக்கிறான். சென்னை 2000 ப்ளஸ் அறக்கட்டளை கொண்டாடும் சென்னை மாதம் - தினந்தோறும் ஒரு செய்தி, ஒரு அறிக்கை வெளியிடப்படும்.

  • Stalin statement comes as a rude and painful shock to lovers of Tamil culture, history

    Sunday, August 22, 2021 10:54 PM IST, Chennai

    The statement of TN CM Thiru M K Stalin, welcoming the Madras Day celebrations, has come as a rude and painful shock to lovers of Tamil culture, history and followers of the Tamil movement in Chennai and other parts of TN. The statement goes against the traditional stand of the TN govt right from the Congress govts to that of the DMK and even the AIADMK to ignore the Madras Day as they always believed that Chennai and other parts of TN existed from well before Sangam era for over 2000 years

  • ‘Swami’ Dakshinamoorthy centenary ignored by Tamil film industry

    Friday, November 13, 2020 09:16 PM IST, Chennai

    'Malayalam' Dakshinamoorthy, as was called the famous music director, had composed for over 125 films including 13 in Tamil, and had groomed Ilayaraja, Yesudas, NC Vasanthakokilam, P Leela, P Susheela, Kalyani Menon and Bhavatharini among many other singers and music directors. Yet his birth centenary last year was totally ignored by the film industry in Chennai

  • The SPB statue story adds fuel to the myth that can’t be ‘busted’

    Saturday, October 24, 2020 04:04 PM IST, Chennai

    Is a statue for a living person unlucky? Does it bring in bad luck, bad days for such a person? Did it happen in the case of singer SPB who ordered a statue for himself? In a world full of superstitions even in the 21st century, such questions do crop up.

  • Arunagirinathar verses refer to Mayilapur in 15th century

    Thursday, October 15, 2020 04:52 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust brings you verses from Thiruppugazh by saint Arunagirinathar in the 15th century. These verses (two in this the first report) refer to Mayilapur Kapaleeswarar temple at least two centuries before the British came to Chennai

  • Tevaram references from 7th century confirm Chennai is ancient

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 08:48 PM IST, Chennai

    The Shaivite Nayanmars provide plenty of evidence on ancient Chennai. The Tevaram references from the 7th century confirm that Chennai is truly an ancient city and not 380 years old as falsely claimed by some.

  • Alvars references from 5th century confirm Chennai is ancient

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 07:36 PM IST, Chennai

    The references by the Alvars to various places in Chennai, visited by them, proves the antiquity of Chennai, and the existence of the places at least from 5th CE. This shows that Chennai is not 380 years old but truly ancient. Bhuthath Alvar, Pey Alvar, Thirumazhisai Alvar and Thirumangai Alvar have visited these place and rendered hymns on them.

  • Velachery was the place where Shiva restored Yama’s Dhandam

    Wednesday, October 07, 2020 09:47 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai Maadham Chennai Month series: The legend of ancient Dhandeeswarar temple in Velachery, after the fascinating duel between Yama and Markandeya, Yama's Dhandam was taken away by Lord Shiva. Velachery was the place where Shiva restored Yama’s Dhandam.

  • சென்னை மாதம் -- வேதச்சிரேணி எப்படி ஆனது வேளச்சேரி

    Tuesday, October 06, 2020 09:21 PM IST, Chennai

    பழமையான வேளச்சேரியை பற்றிய விவரங்கள் திருவான்மியூர் மருந்தீஸ்வரர் கோயில் தலபுராணத்தில் இடம் பெறுகின்றன. வேதச்சிரேணி இன்று வேளச்சேரி என அழைக்கப்படுகிறது.

  • Kodambakkam is Kodalambakkam, says ancient Tamil literature

    Tuesday, October 06, 2020 08:57 PM IST, Chennai

    The real name of Kodambakkam is Kodalambakkam (Kodal + pakkam)). Kodal is the name of a flower that grew in these parts, as recorded in ancient Tamil literature. The sthalapuranam of the Vengeeswarar temple in Kodambakkam (ancient name Puliyur) provides details of Kodalambakkam, and of Tamil scholars Vageesa Munivar and his guru Paramanandha Munivar, both of whom lived in Kodalambakkam

  • P K Muthusamy, lyricist in centenary year -- not a burden to mankind

    Sunday, October 04, 2020 12:53 AM IST, Chennai

    P K Muthusamy died at the age of 100 as a poor man, living all alone at his village near Rasipuram. He wrote about 60 Tamil film songs but also created a sensation by making a plagiarism charge against his former chief minister and film-world colleague M Karunanidhi

  • Over 20 inscriptions highlight antiquity of Velachery

    Saturday, October 03, 2020 09:48 PM IST, Chennai

    Velachery is an ancient place, with more than 20 inscriptions from 10th CE itself, more than 1,000 years ago. Chennai 2000 Plus Trust records here the first part of the articles on Velachery as part of the Chennai Maadham (Chennai Month) celebrations

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, செப். 30 சென்னை பிறந்த தினம்

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:38 AM IST, Chennai

    September 30 is the official birthday of Chennai, when Madras was renamed as Chennai (through a Government order) in keeping with the aspirations of the Tamil people, its culture, language and civilization.

  • Centenary of lyricist Ku Ma Balasubramaniam ignored

    Monday, August 24, 2020 08:11 PM IST, Chennai

    Ku Ma Ba, as he was later known, was actually proficient in writing chaste and classical Tamil and went on write over 600 film songs for leading music directors like G Ramanathan, KV Mahadevan, TG Lingappa, Sudarsanam, Salil Chowdhury and so on, in films starring MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, SS Rajendran, Vijayakanth among others. Born on May 13, 1920, at Velukkudi village in undivided Thanjavur district, in an agricultural family, his centenary too has been ignored

  • Balamurali Krishna 90th birth anniversary

    Monday, July 06, 2020 01:41 PM IST, Chennai

    கர்னாடக இசை உலகின் ஜாம்பவானாகத் திகழ்ந்த எம்.பாலமுரளி கிருஷ்ணா, 1930-ம் ஆண்டு ஆந்திர மாநிலம் கிழக்கு கோதாவரி மாவட்டத்தில் சங்கரகுப்தம் என்ற ஊரில் பிறந்தவர் (ஜூலை 6). தனது 6-வது வயதிலேயே இசைப் பயணத்தை தொடங்கியவர்.

  • Chennai 2000 Plus Ithihaasa Paathirangal lecture on Janakar

    Friday, April 17, 2020 08:11 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Vivekananda Cultural Centre presented Ithihaasa Paathirangal monthly lecture on JANAKAR by Thiru Thiruppur Krishnan on Sunday, March 24, 2019,at Vivekananda Illam (Vivekananda House), near Marina.

  • Field visit to ancient inscription sites of Chennai

    Thursday, March 14, 2019 04:42 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust invites participants to a field visit to view the 1,000 year-old inscriptions of Velachery, Tirusoolam and Adambakkam on March 17 morning, and Kundrathur, Mangadu and Koyambedu post-afternoon on March 17. The visit will be conducted by Dr M Chandramoorthy, former Deputy Director, State Archaeology department.

  • Ten Day Seminar on Ancient Chennai 2000 – Puliyur Kottam

    Friday, February 22, 2019 06:11 PM IST, Chennai

    A ten-day Seminar will be held on Ancient Chennai 2000 - Puliyur Kottam including field visits by Chennai 2000 Plus Trust from February 18 to 28, 2019, to highlight the historical and cultural treasures of Chennai which is over 2,000 years old. Epigraphists, Tamil scholars, experts in the field of archaeology and history, will take part in the seminar to be held at various venues.

  • Lecture on Seethai by Thiruppur Krishnan on Sunday

    Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:09 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Vivekananda Cultural Centre present Ithihaasa Paathirangal lecture on SEETHAI by Tamil scholar Thiruppur Krishnan at Vivekananda House on Sunday

PREVIOUS 1 2 3 4 NEXT 

PHOTOS

  • Kadir Srishti Dange in Sathru stills

  • Vijay Sethupathy stills

  • Trisha stills

  • Aruva Sandai stills

  • Actress Aishwarya Dutta Stills

  • KOOTHAN movie pooja

  • Munnodi movie Stills

  • Silanth 2 Movie Stills

  • Thanga Radham

  • URU first look poster

VIDEOS

  • Interview R Rangaraj on TN Assembly returns to Kalaivanar Arangam after 65 years

  • Video interview TN Assembly returns to Kalaivanar Arangam after 65 years

  • Gif and First Look of KEE Movie

  • Rajinikanth in Kaala first look

  • Nibunan Teaser

  • CBI raids Chidambaram residence in Chennai