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Dhandapani Desikar birth centenary fete on Jan 18
CHENNAI, January 16: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha is planning to celebrate the birth centenary of Dhandapani Desikar on January 18.

In the morning, ‘Nandanar’, a film featuring Dhandapani Desikar, will be screened for members and public at Nalli Gana Vihar.

The evening will begin with mangala isai. Special Guests of honour violion maestro Lalgudi Jayaraman, musicologist Dr. S.A.K. Durga and Muthukumaraswamy will pay their tributes.
While Lalgudi Jayaraman will light the kuthuvilakku, Dr Durga will unveil a portrait of Dhandapani Desikar. This will be followed by a special concert of compositions of Dhandapani Desikar by S.P. Ramh and a lec-dem on his works by Muthukumaraswamy, a principle disciple.

The programme is open to all.

For further details, + 91 - 44 - 2814 0806.