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Presented by
4 Mar
Mala Tejwani
Mala Tejwani
Sri talks to
Mala Tejwani - accomplished
Bharatanatyam/ Bollywood
dancer/ choreographer

for more info on Mala
Click here for
28 Feb
Mahesh Kale
Mahesh Kale
Special interview with Mahesh
Hindusthani Vocalist
Click here for
Dec 2008
Gan Bajana
Chat with Nikita on her music book
"Gana Bajana"

Part 1
July 2
Ragavan Manian
Ragavan Manian demonstrates the
nuances of 5 ragas in this special
music episode

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3
Jun 25
Whistle artist  Shivaprasad - holder
of Limca book of world records
and entrant in  Guinness Book

Exponent of Carnatic and
Hindusthani music
Part 1
Dec 26
Lecture Demo
Muthuswamy Dikshitar
Dec 26 2007

Muthuswamy Dikshitar
contributed immensely to the
repertoire of Karnatik  music. The
credit of introducing the violin to
south Indian music also goes to
his family
Part 1

Part 2
Roopa M
Nov 08
Special interview with
Founder and Festival
Director of Third eye -
Ivan Jagirdar
From Indian art house classics to
documentary films and from
innovative and experimental
visions to next-level Bollywood,
3rd I' s annual festival  showcases
diverse images of South Asians
through independent films.
[Part 1]
Interviewed by
Sep 13
Special interview
with Padma
Vibhushan Pandit
Hariprasad Chaurasia
Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, is an
internationally renowned exponent
of the bansuri or bamboo flute

In 1992, he was awarded the
Padma Bhushan and the Konarak
Samman and in 1994, he was
bestowed the Yash Bharati
Sanman. He has collaborated with
several western musicians,
including John McLaughlin and
Jan Gabarek, and has also
composed music for a number of
Indian films. He has performed
throughout the world winning
acclaim from varied audiences
and fellow musicians including
Yehudi Menuhin and Jean Pierre

He heads the World Music
Department at the Rotterdam
Music Conservatory.

He is one of the busiest and most
sought-after contemporary
musicians in the world today.

He is also a dedicated teacher
with several devoted art music
students world-wide, many of
whom are beginning to make their
mark on the concert stage.

For more details
click here
Part [1]
Interviewed by
Jul 06
Naatak's 10 year
Naatak's team - Rajiv Nema, Sujit
Saraf, Mahesh Umasankar
Part [1]
Interviewed by
May 10
Tamil film actor R.
Maddy's (R. Madhavan)
along with Galatta 2005 feedback)
Part [1]
Interviewed by
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