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I am a singer-researcher with expertise in Karnatik Music and Early Opera. I discuss intercultural music-making contexts. My work is available at www.charulathamani.com and at www.youtube.com/isaipayanam

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Oslo - Geiranger Trip

Had an awesome vacation at Oslo and Geiranger in Norway with my husband. Thanks to my Norwegian friends Nalayani and Mohan for making our trip most enjoyable!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Kannukkul Pothivaippen Official Full Video Song

My latest movie song, based on ragas Mukhari and Hamirkalyani

Movie: Thirumanam Enum Nikkah
Starcast: Jai, Nazriya Nazim
Director: Anis
Composer: Ghibran
Singer: Charulatha Mani, Vijay Prakash, Sadhana Sargam, , Dr.R.Ganesh
Lyricist: Parvathy
Producer: Aascar Ravichandran
Banner: Aascar Films Pvt Ltd
Label: Think Music

Raga Mukhari in Carnatic and Film Music:

Friday, May 16, 2014

A Raga's Journey - New Videos in English

Continuing where "Isai Payanam" left off, a new series of videos in English are coming out on my YouTube channel:
A Raga's Journey -  Raga Mukhari in Carnatic Music:

Related blog on Raga Mukhari:

Upcoming videos:
  • Raga Mukhari in Film Music
  • Raga Hamsanandi
  • Raga Kambhoji
  • Raga Tilang
Bookmark the playlist:

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Learn Ragas with Charulatha Mani - Raga Mohanam

Learn Ragas with Charulatha Mani by SuperAudio
Learn Ragas is a musical insight into certain important and typical ragas of Carnatic Music. Classical Musician Charulatha Mani, popular Carnatic Vocalist, is acknowledged world over as an expert on Ragas. In this video in her own lively and melodious style she outlines the salient features of the raga with the right grammar to put learners on the right track, shares with us well-known compositions in the raga as well as presents a piece in full to bring out the complete joy in this effort. Students and music lovers will love this offering for its simplicity, and user-friendly presentation. This video is completely in lucid English which makes it appealing to a wide spectrum of music lovers.

DVD available at: