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DRAMA FESTIVAL-2009

"DASARATHINANGAL" (10 Outstanding Dramas)

5th June 2009 to 14th June 2009
Venue : Infosys Hall, R.K.M.School Campus, T.Nagar.

Shri. G. Narayanan Executive Director, Indian Overseas Bank Inaugurated - Dr. Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti Presided - NATAKA MUDHRA AWARD was presented to SHRI 'TV' VARADHARAJEN for his outstanding contribution to stage dramas - Shri A. Natarajan, Former Director, Chennai Doordarshan and Cine Fame Actress Ms. Sachu were the Chief Guests. Ten outstanding dramas were organised during the festival.

Mudhra's drama festival showcased a special documentary on ten veteran drama artists of the past. On each day, one veteran was focused and the show had inputs from popular stage artists and art related personalities as well as photo and video clippings of the concerned artists. It highlighted the contribution of the past stalwarts who have dedicated their entire life for the cause of drama and enriched it through their distinct and inimitable style. The artists presented were Nawab Rajamanickam Pillai, T.K.S.Brothers, S.V.Sahasranamam, R.S.Manohar, Y.G.Parthasarathy, T.S.Seshadri, Poornam Viswanathan, Komal Swaminathan, V.Gopalakrishnan and Major Sunderrajan. Direction and the voice over by Anandam Ramki garnished and presentation with interesting details about each artist. The show was conceptualized and produced by Mudhra Bhaskar. This is available as a DVD in major audio/video outlets.
June 2009

5th June - 6.00 p.m. - Nawabilirundu Naveenamvarai Tribute to 10 Veteran Stage Personalities of Yesteryears ( A Multimedia Presentation) 6.00 p.m. - Nawab Rajamanikam Pillai 6.45 p.m. - United Visual presents, 'TV' Varadharajen in MEGA SERIAL by Vedham Puthithu Kannan

6th June - 6.00 p.m. - T.K.S. Brothers 6.45 p.m. - JSC's, Kathadi Ramamurthy in AH ..AAH by Thuglak Sathya

7th June - 6.00 p.m. - S.V. Sahasranamam 6.45 p.m. - U.A.A. Presents, Y.Gee.Mahendra in VIETNAM VEEDU by Vietnam Veedu Sundaram

8th June - 6.00 p.m. - R.S. Manohar 6.45 p.m. - Railpriya's WINVELI KADHALI by Ananthu

9th June - 6.00 p.m. - Y.G. Parthasarathy 6.45 p.m. - Sowmya Theatre's PADHMA VYUGAM by T.V.Radhakrishnan

10th June - 6.00 p.m. - T.S. Seshadri 6.45 p.m. - Augusto Creation's MUGAM MUGAVARIKAL by Augusto

11th June - 6.00 p.m. - Poornam Viswanathan 6.45 p.m. - Sathya Sai Creation's COMEDY KALYANAM by Ezhichur Aravindan

12th June - 6.00 p.m. - Komal Swaminathan 6.45 p.m. - Mali Stage's ATHMA VISARANAI by Mali

13th June - 6.00 p.m. - V. Gopalakrishnan 6.45 p.m. - Pareeksha's NAANGAL by Gnani

14th June - 6.00 p.m. - Major Sunderrajan 6.45 p.m. - Dummies Drama's ATHITHEE by V. Sreevathson
     Photo Gallery
Welcoming Iyakkunar Sigaram Director K.Balachander Dignitaries among the audience Mudhra Bhaskar welcomes and delivers Secretary's Report
Welcoming Iyakkunar Sigaram Director K.Balachander Dignitaries among the audience Mudhra Bhaskar welcomes and delivers Secretary's Report
     
IOB, ED, Mr.Narayanan lights the kuthuvalakku A.Natarajan, Narayanan, TV.Varadarajan, Sachu and Mudhra Bhaskar Standing ovation by the dignitaries to TV.Varadharajan on getting the Nataka Mudhra Award 2009
IOB, ED, Mr.Narayanan lights the kuthuvalakku Photographer Yoga with Ramkumar Standing ovation by the dignitaries to TV.Varadharajan on getting the Nataka Mudhra Award 2009
     
Thundering ovation from the Audience too Mr.Narayanan, Executive Director, IOB delivers inaugural address Hall packed audience
Thundering ovation from the Audience too Mr.Narayanan, Executive Director, IOB delivers inaugural address Hall packed audience
     
Mr.Narayanan honouring Varadharajan with a shawl Garlanding Varadharajan Nataka Mudhra Award 2009 was presented to Sri.T.V.Varadharajan for his outstanding contribution to Stage Dramas
Mr.Narayanan honouring Varadharajan with a shawl Garlanding Varadharajan Nataka Mudhra Award 2009 was presented to Sri.T.V.Varadharajan for his outstanding contribution to Stage Dramas
     
Audience A.Natarajan congratulating Varadharajan Y.Gee.Mahendra the first Natakamudhra Awardee honours TVV
Audience A.Natarajan congratulating Varadharajan Y.Gee.Mahendra the first Natakamudhra Awardee honours TVV
     
Makkal Kural Ramji greets TVV Popular stage and tv serial actor ARS greets Varadharajan
Makkal Kural Ramji greets TVV Popular stage and tv serial actor "Anandam" Ramki being honoured by Mr.Narayanan for his contribution as a Director of the Documentary "Nawabilirundu Naveenamvarai"- life history of past 10 stage veterans ARS greets Varadharajan
     
Kathady greets Varadharajan Kudandai Mali Koothapiran
Kathady greets Varadharajan Kudandai Mali Koothapiran
     
Varadharajan reply after receiving the Nataka Mudhra Award Gnani and K.Balachander (Social-Amateur) meets Editor Thirulogachander, Director Anandam Ramki and the producer Mudhra Bhaskar for  the documentary Nawabilirundu Naveenamvarai with Director K.Balachander
Varadharajan reply after receiving the Nataka Mudhra Award Gnani and K.Balachander (Social-Amateur) meets Editor Thirulogachander, Director Anandam Ramki and the producer Mudhra Bhaskar for the documentary Nawabilirundu Naveenamvarai with Director K.Balachander