ನಮ್ಮ ಪರಿಚಯನಮ್ಮ ತಂಡ । ಸಂಪಾದಕೀಯ ಇತ್ಯಾದಿ
Harady Rama Birth Centenary Volume
Published by Ee Maasa Nataka, Bangalore – 560078
Editor: H Sridara Hande, K Mohan; pp 121 + 10. Rs.80/-
This volume brought out by Ee Maasa Nataka and Yakshadegula Bangalore, is fitting tribute to the great artist Harady Rama, on the occasion of his birth centenary. It contains 39 articles, 38 on Harady Rama’s life and achievements, memoirs etc and one of Yakshagana abhinaya principles.
The authors include artists, friends, connoisseurs, experts, organisers and relatives. All have paid glowing tributes to the great artist and a gentleman of great human qualities.Rama was the embodiment of the prestine beauty, poise and dignity of the northern (Badagu) style of Yakshagana. His wwas a classical approach coupled with dedication and clear cut art policy and art morality.
Not many artists have enjoyed the esteem and popularity that he did. He was a legendary figure during his life time, yet huble and dignified gentleman.
His roles like Hiranyakashipu, Arjuna, Jambava, Uttarakumara, Bhishma, Bhima, Balarama, Chitrasena were some of his famous roles. Karna was the role which immortalized him.Harady Rama was a star and an actor, a celebrity and an exponent, an embodiment
of values – all rolled into one, an example for generations of article to come.The editors and publishers have done a commemorable job by bringing out this valuable volume.
– Dr. M. Prabhakara Joshi
Three new Websites on Yakshagana have come to the sky, Yaksharanga, Yakshaloka and Bayalata. We are very happy to Welcome them and congratulate the three teams who are working on them. We hope these sites will have a long, meaningful, active and creative life ahead. We also hope to get occasions to work together with them for common aims and ideals.
Some important personalities in Yakshagana have passed away recently. Senior female role actor Sri Kota Vaikunta died at his home in Guddatu of Kundapur taluk. He was a good artist of his type and has made important contribution to Yakshagana stage in both the styles Badagu and Thenku.
Cultural organizer, art lover Sri Umesh Nanthur died in Mangalore recently, on his visit home from UAE where he was working.Sri Umesh was keen Yakshagana supporter, an artist and art supporter. He had organized Yakshagana programs in the UAE. He was also active in the Tulu koota activities there being one of the founders.
We mourn the death of these art personalities and pay our homage hoping that their work will inspire youngsters .
A three day Yakshagana conference is now going on at Sri Ramachandrapura matha Hosanagar of Shimoga district, under the leadership of Sri Sri Raghaveshwara Bharathi Swamiji. We appreciate Sri Swamijis interest and initiative.
The Yakshagana saptahas at Sri Kateel, Kinnigoli and at Mangalore (by Sri Krishna Yakshasabha) went on successfully . We congratulate the organizers
Yours sincerely ,
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Various scholars who have contributed their valuable articles | Dr.Padmanabha Kekunnaya for “Tulu Language & Tulu script” | Dr K Chinnappa Gowda for Information on “Bhutaradhane”. | Dr V Raghavan for the article “Yakshagana”, Dr M.Prabhakara Joshy for the article “Introduction to Yakshagana (Karavali Yakshagana)” and “Talamaddale”. | Artistes Sri K Laxminaraya, Mangalore and Sri Ashok Lamani, Mangalore who designed the logos used in this webpage. | Well known photographers Sri Yajna Mangalore and Sri Keerthi Mangalore who contributed beautiful photographs. | Talented young amateur Yakshagana artist Sri. P.V.Paramesh for logistic support. | Smt. Nagalaxmi & Sri Shikaripura Harihareswara for all their encouragement and guidelines. | Sri. Sheshadrivasu for Baraha courtesy. | Magnum Intergrafiks Pvt. Ltd. Mangalore for the ISP and organisational support extended in successfully launching the web site. | Master Sanjay who helped in typing the scripts both in Kannada and English. | Well-wishers who have encouraged us through their compliments and suggestions through the guest book | To all the present and future viewers who are the integral part of the website.
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