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!
Mrs. Suchitha Pai has released her debut album “Mahalasa Konkani Bhajans” comprising 12 devotional tracks. She was trained in Uttaradi classical singing by Vidwan Madhav Bhat, Udupi. She shares with us a Konkani Bhajan from her album
A Konkani song (Anonymous poet) explaining one such occasion where Lord Krishna convinced His own mother Yashoda of His divine powers. The scene of Krishna showing the entire world in His small mouth is well narrated by many poets in different languages. Here the poet links the incident with a Ganesh Pooja performed by Yashoda who observed a fasting but same time prepared Modaks for Naivedya. What followed is better heard in this song itself.
Payyanur Ramesh Pai Maam’s contribution to Radio Idli, and his popularity with the online lovers of Konkani is not new. He has showered his wishes and generosity on us by featuring a monthly contribution of some of the relics of Konkani and Saraswat Culture. In the inaugural episode, Ramesh Pai-maam shares with us one of the most loved lullaby’s in konkani – Seethakalyana, along with an informative article on the same, with lyrics in Devanagari, Kannada and Malayalam script
Mr. JANARDHAN ATHRI, a good singer who has carved his niche among the male singers giving out stage shows, TV programs and the like from Kerala. He hails from Kochi, and likes to be known more by his clan name (Athri) rather than by his family name (Prabhu). It is indeed distinguishing that this talented artiste from Amchi community is running a Garment Distribution Business of his own, in Kochi, and stays with wife Mrs. Sunita and son Master Amey (Std 2). We present a song of Athri from an upcoming album of Konkani Karaoke.
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.
Puttur Pandurang Nayak-maam rendered a divine concert at Vashi, during the last Chaturmasya of Shrimad Sudhindra Teertha Swamiji. He kept the audience spellbound with a collection of is best songs.
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, […]