Bommalattam performances are closely associated with religious and ceremonial events such as temple festivals. Bommalattam was also used during the freedom struggle to promote nationalistic zeal.
Bommalattam performances are closely associated with religious and ceremonial events such as temple festivals. Bommalattam was also used during the freedom struggle to promote nationalistic zeal.

Bommalattam, the puppet show or puppet dance, is one of the oldest art forms in India, being especially popular in South India. Bommalattam originated.

He has sung over 400 of his own compositions for films. He has penned the lyrics for some of his songs in Tamil and other languages.

Maestro Ilaiyaraaja conducted a lecture demonstration cum musical discussion named ‘Be with me – Maestro Its Happening!’ on Monday (August 20, 2012) in the Chennai Convention Centre. Many music lovers.

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