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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 725

Sunday Celebrity

Sunday Celebrity: Dr. Subramanian Swamy, his presence a must in Indian politics

Mahinda Rajapaksha will be a ture solution-finder to the Tamils problem. And Tamils in Lanka should vote for him in the forthcoming presidential elections on January 26. “I am of the view the Tamils will get the best chance of getting relief if Rajapaksha is getting elected.”

Sunday Celebrity: Sarathkumar juggles his various roles with equal élan

Starting his career as a journalist, he worked his way up and today he is a top actor, president of film artistes, leader of political party, editor of an English monthly, donning multi various roles with aplomb.

Sunday Celebrity: S.Ve Shekher wears several hats, adds feathers too

Most of the film and stage artistes come and make money and fame and bow out or fade out without being useful to the society. Only a few plough back their popularity which they earned from the public to the society in the form of service.

Sunday Celebrity: Guru Kaaraikudi Mani elevated Mridangam to a different league

It’s the Sri Lankan Tamils spread all over the world are the great patrons of the Music, especially the percussion instrument, Mridangam.

Sunday Celebrity: S. C. Chandrahasan and his OfERR offer top service to displaced Tamils

There are umpteen number of people connected in the Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) as also in human rights activities through efforts in the media, justice system, youth movements, political establishments, international organizations, advocacy, literacy, community development, health care and such other ways.

Sunday Celebrity: ‘Kaviko’ Abdul Rahman, from literary sphere to community development

Noted Tamil poet and scholar ‘Kaviko’ Abdul Rahman is a beacon light to his community in Tamil Nadu. One of top handful of Tamil poets of Tamil Nadu, he is much celebrated for his excellent artistry and deft handling of the words and the themes of his choice in his works.

Sunday Celebrity: Rajini is simple, stylish, spiritual, that explains his uniqueness

The matinee idol of Indian film industry, Rajinikanth, turned 60 yesterday. There were celebrations by his fans, fan clubs, welfare associations run in his name and his friends. Media, especially TV channels and FMs, dished out a lot of programmes on the superstar.

Sunday Celebrity: Kalyanamalai Mohan breaks the mind blocks with smiles, touching talks

Kalyanam (marriage) is a ‘malai’ (mountain- up hill) for many when communities and relatives are disbursed far and wide in the expanding times. Here is one who makes malai (mountain) as maalai (garland) and his “Kalyanamalai” (marriage garland) brings the far and wide, near and near.

Sunday Celebrity: Thilagavathy I P S shining both in career and literature

Here’s one shining both in uniformed services, her chosen career, and as a writer, her love to literature. There are few of her caliber, shining in both the fields. The first woman IPS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, she is a human rights activist, feminist, besides being novelist.

Sunday Celebrity: Thillaiampalam Sritharan for cooperation, not confrontation with Colombo

Thillaiampalam Sritharan, a Boston- based Sri Lankan Tamil activist and a former Bank of Boston employee, who once spearheaded the Eelam movement with his two brothers in US and who later got disillusioned with the idea when a group of people started taking up arms, killing people, leaders, peers, killing each other, was in Chennai on a brief visit.

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