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  • | April 17th, 2013

    Veteran music composer TK Ramamurthy passes away at 91

    Veteran music composer TK Ramamurthy passes away at 91

    The composer, who played the violin with MS Viswanathan, passed away after a prolonged illness
    Renowned Tamil music composer TK Ramamurthy, known for his years of association with composer MS Viswanathan, passed away on Wednesday. He was 91. Click here to read more

  • | June 29th, 2012

    Raj Kapoor’s ‘Awaara’ in Time magazine’s 100 greatest films

    Raj Kapoor’s ‘Awaara’ in Time magazine’s 100 greatest films

    The magazine’s critic calls Raj Kapoor ‘the great star-auteur of India’s post-colonial golden age of movies’
    Time magazine has included Raj Kapoor’s 1951 classic Awaara among 20 new entries added to its All-Time 100 list of the greatest films made since 1923, the beginning of the prestigious periodical. Rethinking the movie masterpieces, Time critic Richard Corliss describes Raj Kapoor as “the great star-auteur of India’s post-colonial golden age of movies – Cary Grant and Cecil B DeMille in one handsome package”. Click here to read more