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Hi everyone!! This is Charulatha Mani. I have taken up blogging to interact with my rasikas worldwide. I would like to thank all of you for your support and appreciation for my Isai Payanam show on Jaya TV, "Isai Cafe" on Raj TV and live concerts. I am here to blog on my concerts, latest film songs, and updates on Isai Payanam and Sahitya Payanam. Happy reading :-)

Friday, January 28, 2011

Raga Hamirkalyani

An excerpt from Isai Payanam - Volume 6 is available on YouTube (incidentally, this is the 100th clip uploaded on the IsaiPayanam channel!):

Click here for the PDF

Parimala Ranganatham - Hamirkalyani - Lyrics & Meaning:

Previously covered Ragas:

Isai Payanam DVDs and CDs are available at:


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Isai Payanam @ Abbas 2011

"Isai Payanam with Charulatha Mani"

Ragas in Classical & Film Music

12th January 2011, Abbas Cultural, Kamaraj Arangam

The concert featured:

  • Raga Gambhiranattai
  • Raga Hindolam
  • Abhang - Arambhi
  • Raga Kalyani
  • Raga Kapi
  • Abhang - Theerthavittala
  • Raga Chakravakam
  • Raga Hamsanadam (Click here for MP3 clip)
  • Abhang - Bhaktajanavatsale
  • Ragas Brindavani & Madhyamavathi
  • Raga Abheri (Click here for MP3 clip)
  • Raga Revati
  • Abhang - Pandaricha
  • Bhagyadalakshmi

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Isai Café on Raj TV

Charulatha Mani and Srimathumitha present "Isai Cafe" on Raj TV (Thursdays & Fridays at 9:00pm)

Episode 1: Kamal songs

YouTube clips from Istream:

Isai Payanam @ Abbas Cultural - 12th Jan. 2011

"Isai Payanam with Charulatha Mani"

Ragas in Classical & Film Music, Bhajans & Abhangs

6:30pm 12th January 2011

Abbas Cultural, Kamarajar Arangam