me music is God’
Yesudas strikes a perfect note
between classical and film music and has enchanted music lovers for more
than four decades.
Ravi Menon captures the man and the essence
of his timeless music.
charm of Yesudas’ voice is easier felt than described. It gushes
straight out of his heart, flows gently like a stream gaining lustre on
its path, leaving no aspects untouched and missing no beauty along its way
in all three octaves. The more you hear him, the more you love him. Even
44 years after he made his entry into the world of film music, Kattassery
Joseph Yesudas continues to woo millions of music lovers all over the
country, and in particular the Malayalees, with a golden voice that has
survived the test of time.
Oh, what a
Literature’s main event is as much
about the parties as the prize itself. And this year was a classic. John
Walsh takes up the story
It was the
best of times and the worst of times — the best if you were a talent for
sensuous prose cadences; the worst if you were a 59-year-old Englishman from
Leicester with a suavely charming reputation and a talent for mixing up fiction
and fact to sparkling effect.
one used to read comics or watch animation movies featuring Thor, the superhero
of Scandinavian mythology, one used to wonder why didn’t they bring out
similar stuff on our own Hanuman. But that was a teenager’s fancy.