Pannalal Ghosh

V.V.S.Manian Pannalal Ghosh was a child prodigy. He was a great maestro and pioneer of Hindustani classical flute music. Pannalal inherited his love for music from his grandfather. His grandfather Hari Kumar Ghosh was a multitalented musician. He played the sitar, tabla and pakshwaj. Pannalal was fond of flute (Bansuri). He also learned sitar from
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Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and his partners Vikramaditya Motwane , Madhu Mantena have dissolved their seven-year partnership at Phantom Films. Phantom recently produced the series “Sacred Games” for Netflix, with Motwane as showrunner; he also co-directed with Kashyap. Motwane was recently announced as showrunner for the show’s second season, with Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan as
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Toy Story 4 will (hopefully) be hitting screens on 21 June 2019. Although Andy may have gone off to college, this latest instalment will follow the romance between Little Bo Peep and Woody. It is said that the film may follow the lines of Toy Story 2 in how Buzz and Woody will embark on
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V.V.S.Manian The time for general election is drawing closer. Many issues arising in the financial field is creating ruptures for the BJP and image of Modi. The IL&FS crisis is one which has drawn worldwide attention and for Congress it is a hot topic to hit at Modi. Rahul Gandhi in his never ending quest
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V.V.S.Manian Reza Derakshani is a painter, musician and performance artist. In 1983, he was forced to emigrate due to the Islamic Revolution. During his exile, “he incorporated influences of modernism into Persian Motifs to develop a visual language of his own”. This language addresses the challenges of calling multiple places home and the complexity of
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V.V.S.Manian Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande Pandit is knows as “the father of modern Hindustani music”. He has an important place in the history of Hindustani classical music. During his time, there was misunderstanding and misinterpretation of music. “It was a time when darkness reigned in the classical music field due to ignorance, characters and patterns
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Itanagar, Oct 2: The proposed greenfield airport at Hollongi in Arunachal Pradesh, when completed, would have better facilities than the recently inaugurated Pakyong Airport in Sikkim. The benefits to come would be beyond one’s imagination, the Union minister of state for Civil Aviation said while addressing the valedictory function of the 3-day ATAL (Arunachal Transformational
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country’s 100th airport Monday in the northern-eastern state of Sikkim. The Pakyong Airport will initially host two daily flights operated by SpiceJet. The airport is described as an engineering marvel, as it was carved out of a hill near Pakyong village at 4,500 feet above sea level. The facility
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V.V.S. Manian Honest people, knowledgeable people, well-informed people can have very different views about what the right measures are on national security…. Malcolm Turnbull Congress is on a suicidal path if they try to blow a mountain out of amolehill and trying to reinforce thepre-BJP rule image as one of the most corrupt countries in
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V.V.S.Manian In the good old days, when nature was kind, river Kaveri was a delight to watch. There was perennial flow of water almost throughout the year. On the river belt, the towns were prosperous with wealthy Zamindars and highly creative composers of Carnatic music. The very name ‘Kaveri’ is a source of inspiration as
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