Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur Pooram, Kerala

Thrissur Pooram: Thrissur/ Thrissivaperoor pooram commonly called ‘the pooram of all poorams’. It is one of the mammoth pooram festival in kerala. It has been celebrated every year in Medam ( April) month, as per malayalam calendar, at Vadakkumnathan temple, situated on famous thekkinkadu maidhanam, a hillock right in the centre of city. It was …

Sivamani at The Fine Arts, Chembur, Mumbai

Sivamani

Sivamani: Anandan Sivamani, popularly known as Sivamani, is a percussionist based in India. Sivamani is the son of S. M. Anandan, a Chennai-based percussionist. He plays many instruments including drums, Octoban, Darbuka, Udukai, and Kanjira, as well as many more.    

Usha Uthup

Usha Uthup

Usha Uthup: Usha Uthup or Didi as she is referred to, was brought up in the buslting metropolis of Mumbai. Though she has not learnt music formally, her passion for music was present right from the moment she uttered her first words! Usha Uthup sings in more than thirteen Indian and eight foreign languages. Besides …

Shankar Mahadevan

Sankar Mahadevan

Shankar Mahadevan: Shankar Mahadevan was born and brought up in Chembur, a suburb of Mumbai,to a Tamil Iyer family. He learned Hindustani classical music and Carnatic music in his childhood and started playing the veena at the age of five. He has provided vocals for several songs by the band Remember Shakti, which features musicians …