Kumari Aboobacker performed Tamil Sufi songs and Muniyamma presented Gana numbers on the first day of Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha
TM Krishna on cancellation of AAI concert: Words like anti-Indian created by people who don’t understand democracy
TM Krishna was supposed to be a part of the two-day 'Dance and Music in the Park' festival at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri on 17 and 18 November. The event was being organised jointly by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the cultural body, SPIC-MACAY.
In an interview with Firstpost, noted Carnatic vocalist and Magsaysay Prize winner TM Krishna addressed his recent collaboration with Kattaikkuttu artistes, the comments regarding MS Subbulakshmi that kicked up a row, and why classical music needs to be taken off a pedestal
For one, Krishna is of the opinion that Carnatic music has propagated the culture of caste.