Vijay TV's to air musical extravaganza in December

CHENNAI: Vijay TV, which has created a niche for itself in the Tamil entertainment industry with its mega 'live events', has broken new grounds with a Carnatic Isai Mazhai for Chennai's music lovers gathering all the eminent playback singers of Tamil Music industry.


This exclusive event named "Sangeetha Sangamam" will be led by none other than singer Hariharan and will be held from 9 am to 9 pm on 15 and 16 November at Image Auditorium, Raja Annamalaipuram in Chennai.

This pioneer experience in Tamil entertainment arena contains the best and the largest lineup of film playback singers rendering not the latest chartbusters, but evergreen classical music compositions in Carnatic, Hindustani, devotional and ghazal styles. The event will be an exclusive 'live' precursor to the margazhi season and will be aired on Star Vijay during the second week of December 2003 as a special series.

The main performers in this event apart from Hariharan will be Vani Jayaram, Anuradha Sriram, Unni Menon, Harini, Tippu, Chinmayi, K.L.Sriram, Srivardhini, Sriram Parthasarathy and many others. This is the first time that all these artists are appearing on the same dias in Tamil Nadu, the home-land of Carnatic music to entertain the public with some music for the soul and that too it is music unlimited for twelve hours continuous on two consecutive days. This attempt by Vijay TV to highlight the best of Indian classical music deserves much appreciation as it comes at a time when most of the satellite channels get drowned in film music and western music.

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