People Profiles

Grooving with Grammy nominee Arun Shenoy’s magical arpeggio

Grooving with Grammy nominee Arun Shenoy’s magical arpeggio

After a long break we had a good reason to stop what we were doing to share the magical experience of Arun Shenoy’s music. It is a matter of pride that an accomplished musician from Manipal and our brethern has been nominated for a Grammy. The sight of a gifted Saraswat holding a golden gramaphone is indeed quite a wishful dream which we pray may come true at the earliest

Sarathkumar Prabhu’s latest film release- WHYGA

We recently had the privilege of interviewing Sarath Kumar Prabhu, a young GSB achiever along with some other senior members. Sarath Kumar has also released a Konkani movie, Nandu, in the past. We are glad to share here the latest directorial masterpiece of our own Sarath released through his flagship banner – GoSree Movies. The movie, though in Malayalam, is a great piece of artistic work by our own brethern. Will invite all to watch this promo video and wish Sarath Kumar all the very best in his endeavor.

Shri Kiran Kamath’s exclusive album for Kannada Bhajan Lovers

With his continued generosity, Shri Kiran Kamath shares with us an exclusive album – Achyutananta Govinda, which was recorded as a personal effort for lovers of Kannada devotional music. Radio Idli is glad to share the complete album with encouragement and permission from Shri Kiran Kamath. Feel free to listen and buy the mp3 download of the album if you like, and would like to support Konkani Artists and Radio Idli.

Spot interview – Sarathkumar Prabhu, G Krishna Rao and Ramesh Pai

Spot interview – Sarathkumar Prabhu, G Krishna Rao and Ramesh Pai

A casual meeting at Pravin Kamath’s residence turned out to be a great extempore interview which we captured for many more eyes to see. It was a meeting with three great Konkani Achievers – Shri G. Krishna Rao (Konkani Theater veteran), Sarathkumar Prabhu ( Young film maker of “Nandu” fame) and Payyanur Ramesh Pai (Chairman, Kerala Konkani Academy). Here is the video for your viewing

Anandi Kamath’s Konkani Pearls – Part 2

Anandi Kamath’s Konkani Pearls – Part 2

After the encouraging response coupled by the treasured content from Smt. Anandi Kamath, we couldnt wait any longer before releasing the remaining gems from the interview. When it comes to presenting lifetime accomplishments, who could do a better job than a proud son himself. And thats where we have Dr. Rajeev Sreenivasa, founder of a leading digital agency, and son of Anandi-mai, speaking about the achievements of his mother. We also have two beautiful song and poetry compositions rendered by the author herself!

Anandi Kamath’s Konkani pearls – Part 1

We take immense joy in publishing a spot interview of Smt. Anandi Kamath, a great Konkani author, poet with an amazing voice. The video was taken at her courteous residence where we had a great time speaking with her hanks to a meet arranged by Shri Payyanur Ramesh Pai. The joy of bringing this video is even more on the occasion of her 80th birthday which was on 19th of March.

Mukund Kamath’s ‘Thingalavre B Song’ Spreads Aroma!

A naturally talented singer with voice training under his guru Vasanthi R Nayak of Swara Shree Kalaa  Vedike Trust Mangalore, Shibrur Mukund Kamath, Managing Director of Ideal Ice Creams came out with a song for Kokke Boys, “Thingalavre B Song” based on Kolaveri D by Dhanush. The parody explains various steps in cooking Thingalavre B […]

A Tribute to Shri P G Kamath – Songs & Video

Late Sri.P.G.Kamath wrote the song “Devaa Tuje…” 25 years ago, in 1985, to include the song in Konkani Geet Chandrika audio cassette brought out by Kerala Konkani Academy. The lyrics of 8 lines are simple Konkani translation of the initial shloka of Ganapati Atharvasheersham starting “Bhadram Karnebhi…”. That time the singer was a student, Sri. […]

Aarti Nayak conferred the title of “Sangeet Ratna”

We had the fortune of featuring Aarti Nayak sometime back with a recording of her scintillating performance. Carrying on the legacy of her father Pt. Ramarao Nayak of Goa and a family brimming with the ocean of music, Aarti has been awarded Sangeet Ratna by Kashi Sangeet Samaj. Her sister Kirti Nayak, shares with us a recording of her magic in Raag Madhuvanti