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S. Janaki
Sistla Janaki (born 23 April 1938), popularly known as S. Janaki, is an Indian playback singer and occasional music-composer from Andhra Pradesh. She is one of the best-known playback singers in South India and has recorded 46,000[citation needed] songs in 17[citation needed] languages including those native to India and also such languages as Japanese and German. Starting in 1957, her career has spanned six decades. She has won four National Film Awards and 33 different State Film Awards.[1] Her association with singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
and composer Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja
is well known. In the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s her duets with P. B. Srinivas, S.P.Balasubramanyam
S.P.Balasubramanyam
and with Dr
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Filmfare Awards South
Filmfare
Filmfare
Awards South is the South Indian segment of the annual Filmfare
Filmfare
Awards, presented by The Times Group
The Times Group
to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the South Indian film industry. The Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada
Kannada
and Telugu actors perform their talents on the stage. They were introduced in 1954, around the films released in 1953 and Filmfare
Filmfare
Awards initially recognizing the Hindi film industries. In 1964 awards were extended to Best Picture in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and Marathi, around the films released in 1963. The inclusion of Malayalam
Malayalam
cinema in the awards came in 1967 while Kannada
Kannada
cinema was recognized in 1970
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University Of Mysore
The University of Mysore
Mysore
is a public state university in Mysore, Karnataka, India. The university was founded during the reign of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja
Maharaja
of Mysore. It opened on 27 July 1916. Its first chancellor was the Maharaja
Maharaja
of Mysore; the first Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
was H. V. Nanjundaiah. The university became the first outside the British administration in India, the sixth in India
India
as a whole, and the first in Karnataka. It is a state university of the affiliating type, and became autonomous on 3 March 1956, when it gained recognition from the University Grants Commission.[2] The university encompasses 122 affiliated colleges and five constituent colleges (forming an aggregate of 53,000 students)
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Mirchi Music Awards
Mirchi Music Awards are presented annually by Radio Mirchi
Radio Mirchi
to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film music industry of India
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Tamil Cinema
Tamil cinema
Tamil cinema
is Indian motion pictures produced in the Tamil language. Based in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu,[3] the hub of the Tamil film industry is in the Kodambakkam
Kodambakkam
neighbourhood of Chennai. Kollywood is a colloquial term used to describe this industry, the word being a portmanteau of Kodambakkam
Kodambakkam
and Hollywood.[4][5][6] The first Tamil silent film, Keechaka Vadham, was made by R. Nataraja Mudaliar in 1918
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Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards were given for excellence in Tamil cinema in India. They were given annually to honour the best talents and provide encouragement and incentive to the South Indian
South Indian
film industry by the Government of Tamil Nadu.[1] The awards were decided by a committee headed by a Judge. The awards were first given in 1967 and discontinued after 1970. The awards were given again in 1977 and continued till 1982. The awards were not given in the years 1971 to 1976. However in the year 1977, the awards for Best Actress and Best Actor were announced for the years 1971 to 1976 by way of honorary certificates by the government led by the then chief minister M.G.Ramachandran
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Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Hyderabad
(/ˈhaɪdərəˌbɑːd/ ( listen) HY-dər-ə-bAHd; often /ˈhaɪdrəˌbɑːd/) is the capital of the Indian state of Telangana
Telangana
and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh.[A] Occupying 650 square kilometres (250 sq mi) along the banks of the Musi River, it has a population of about 6.7 million and a metropolitan population of about 7.75 million, making it the fourth most populous city and sixth most populous urban agglomeration in India
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Hemavathi
Hemavathi is a model teacher & General Secretary of Pondicherry Science Forum. External links[edit]"The Hindu : Metro Plus Pondicherry / Education : Simplifying science". hindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "Future citizens come out with manifesto - The Hindu". thehindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "The Hindu : Tamil Nadu News : Meet on various uses of EDUSAT". hindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "The Hindu : Metro Plus Pondicherry : Saturday, March 18, 2006". hindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "Zonal-level Maths Kangaroo held in Pondy - The Hindu". thehindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "Visual treat for hundreds of residents - The Hindu". thehindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "A scientific experiment - The Hindu". thehindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "Sky-watchers have a day - The Hindu". thehindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.  "Popularising astronomy with passing of comet Ison - The Hindu". thehindu.com
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Kannada
Kannada
Kannada
(/ˈkɑːnədə, ˈkæn-/;[6][7] [ˈkʌnːəɖɑː]) (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language
Dravidian language
spoken predominantly by Kannada people
Kannada people
in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa
Goa
and abroad. The language has roughly 38 million native speakers,[8] who are called Kannadigas
Kannadigas
(Kannadigaru)
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V. Kumar
Kumar
Kumar
( pronunciation (help·info); Sanskrit: कुमार) is a Hindu
Hindu
title, a given name, middle name, or a family name found in India, though not specific to any caste or community. It is a generic title which variously means son, boy, prince, chaste. It is the 8th most common family name in the world.[1] It is more common in Northern India
India
and the most common family name in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Delhi, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.[1]Contents1 History 2 Geographical distribution 3 Notable people3.1 First name 3.2 Middle name 3.3 Last name4 See also 5 NotesHistory[edit] The origin of kumal can be traced back to early development of Hinduism
Hinduism
and its origin in India
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Sankar Ganesh
Shankar & Ganesh is an Indian music director duo who have worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies for around 50 years.[1]Contents1 Career 2 Bomb blast 3 Personal life 4 Discography4.1 1960s–1970s 4.2 1980s 4.3 1990s5 References 6 External linksCareer[edit] They started as an assistant to Tamil music composers M. S. Viswanathan and T. K. Ramamoorthy
T. K. Ramamoorthy
beginning 1964 and later the duo assisted M.S.Viswanathan alone from 1965 till 1967. Kannadhasan started his own film Titled "Nagarathil Thirudargal" in which he introduced Shankar Ganesh
Shankar Ganesh
as music directors. But unfortunately the film was stopped. So Kannadhasan took them to Chinnappa Devar and requested him to give them a chance
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Chennai
Chennai
Chennai
(/ˈtʃɛnnaɪ/ (listen); also known as Madras /məˈdrɑːs/ (listen) or /-ˈdræs/,[12] the official name until 1996) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast
Coromandel Coast
off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south India. According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the sixth-most populous city and fourth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. The city together with the adjoining regions constitute the Chennai Metropolitan Area, which is the 36th-largest urban area by population in the world.[13] Chennai
Chennai
is among the most-visited Indian cities by foreign tourists
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Madras Presidency
FlagThe Madras
Madras
Presidency in 1919Historical era New Imperialism •  Established 1652 •  Disestablished 1947Colonial IndiaImperial entities of IndiaDutch India 1605–1825Danish India 1620–1869French India 1668–1954Portuguese India (1505–1961)Casa da Índia 1434–1833Portuguese East India Company 1628–1633British India (1612–1947)East India Company 1612–1757Company rule in India 1757–1858British Raj 1858–1947British rule in Burma 1824–1948Princely states 1721–1949Partition of India1947v t eThe Madras
Madras
Presidency, or the Presidency of Fort St. George, and also known as Madras
Madras
Province, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British India
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Telugu Language
Spoken in these States and union territories of India:Andhra Pradesh Telangana Yanam Language codesISO 639-1teISO 639-2telISO 639-3tel – inclusive codeIndividual code:wbq – Waddar (Vadari)Glottologtelu1262  Telugu[2]oldt1249  Old Telugu[3]Linguasphere49-DBA-aaTelugu is native to Andhra Pradesh and TelanganaThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. Telugu (English: /ˈtɛlʊɡuː/;[4] తెలుగు [teluɡu]) is a Dravidian language spoken in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Telangana
and the union territories of Puducherry (Yanam) by the Telugu people
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Government Of Karnataka
The Government of Karnataka
Karnataka
is a democratically elected body with the governor as the constitutional head
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Government Of Tamil Nadu
The Government of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
is the governing authority for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is seated at Fort St George, Chennai. The legislature of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
was bicameral until 1986, when it was replaced by a unicameral legislature, like most other states in India.[1]Contents1 Structure 2 Officials 3 Administrative divisions 4 E-governance 5 Council of Ministers 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksStructure[edit] The Governor is the constitutional head of state while the Chief Minister heads the council of ministers
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