Konkani Special

Konkani – our dearest mother tongue. Songs, lectures, and everything thats filled with the sweetness and riches of Konkani.

Dassehra Konkani Bhajan CD Launch – “Raak Re Venkataramana”

There couldn’t be a bigger Vijaya Dashami celebration at Radio Idli. Shri Raghavendra Mallya, a maestro at pakhawaj and an ardent music lover embarked on a project to launch “Raak Re Venkataramana”, filled with divine lyrics and compositions of Shri Santosh “Madhav” Kudva. The album consisting of eight melodious bhajans was released yesterday at the hands of Shri Puttur Narasimha Nayak who generously came all the way to Mumbai from Bangalore, just for the release.The album is graced with great performances by Shri Kiran Kamath, Shri Vinayak Prabhu, Akshata Mallya and Shri U. Padmanabh Pai. We are glad to present two songs from the album, and present you a divine opportunity to book your own copy complete with the lyrics of the bhajans.

Konkani Sammelan – Proud to be Konkani Song

Konkani Sammelans held by our Saraswat Brethern in the US have been the most popular events in bringing together our community in a country far away from their roots. The “Proud to be Konkani” song has been very memorably preseted at the Sammelan, and we are thankful to have a copy of it, to be shared with Saraswats worldwide!

Kochi Ananth Bhat – interview courtesy Pravin “da” Kamath

Pravin Kamath, affectionately known as Pravin Da amongst our founding members has always been an encouraging supporter. Pravin Da’ brings to us an interview that he took of Shri Kochi Ananth Bhat, duly videographed by his son Neeraj at the Vashi Balaji Mandir, where  Chaturmasya celebrations of Shrimad Sudhindra Teertha Swamiji of Shri Kashi Muth […]

Bhovvali Gaayi – A Konkani folk tale

Tale of the Honest Cow contributed by Shri Ramesh Pai, Abu Dhabi Editor’s note: Shri Ramesh Pai, from Abu Dhabi, (photograph at left) brings to us yet another generous contribution – a Treasure of Konkani culture and literature, recorded in 1992 at Kerala. This treasure is for all of us to hear, imbibe, and share […]

The Konkani Dictionary Project – Documenting the beautiful language

Introduction of our new contributor:   Roshan Pai Ramesh is the Chief Editor of the Konkani Dictionary Project (www.savemylanguage.org). His passion is researching and documenting the Konkani Language. He also maintains an extensive collection of Indian coins (pre-british era). Professionally he’s the Director of an IT Consultancy company based in the UK. He does occasionally […]

Konkani Song on Hindi Karaoke

Ever imagined a Konkani song on a Hindi Karaoke track ? Listen to this song – original is a Hindi film song from ‘Meraa Saaya’ released in 1966, and sung by Smt. Lata Mangeshkar. But here we have a devotional song in Konkani. Perhaps some of you have heard a portion during some bhajan sessions, […]

Rang De Basanti .. The complete Saga

As per requests from our viewers, i am glad to post the links of all the episodes of Konkani Drama “Rang De basanti” or “Ranga Dee Vasanthi” from start to end!. Happy viewing Curtain Raiser First episode Second Episode Third Episode Fourth episode Fifth Episode Sixth Episode Seventh Episode Final episode Do leave your messages […]


Well people after a looooong break with the second episode of the Puneri Thecha.. So we hope u guys give us the same kind of encouragement that you gave us for the first episode… So presenting to you the second episode of the Puneri Thecha Get this widget | Share | Track details *************************************************************************************** First […]