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Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan 2
 
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Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan, an eminent philosopher and thinker, being interviewed by Babu Appat
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KALLUR Raman Kutty Marar
 
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Kallur Raman Kutty Marar is a very famous Chenda (a percussion instrument used in temple rituals of Kerala) artist. Thayambaka is a peuliar genre played in chenda during festivals in Kerala. Raman Kutty Marar is as famous as Mattannur Sankaran Kutty Marar, if not more. in this video Kallur Raman Kutty Marar is being interviewed by Babu Appat. Please watch the file named Kallur Raman Kutty Marar 2 also, to get a glimpse of his performance - a duet Thayambaka with Kallur Unnikrishnan. This Video is produced by Shaji Active at Actives Systems and was telecast through Regional Channel. Bhasil Chelembra was the Cameraman, Nishil the Editor and Ms. Jini the associat editor.
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P Parameswaran 1
 
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An Interview with P Parameswaran Director Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram
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Himalayan Yathra
 
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Sri Ramachandran is a travelogue writer. His book on Himalayan yathra has won the best travelogue award recently. The experiences of a journey or pilgrimage is represented here through the eye of a mystique. Get his book, read it.
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DR. N Gopalakrishnan 4
 
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Religion, of course is a stepping stone to intellectual growth. It helps in finding and following a way to sublimity. But it's not an end in itself. We have to grow past religion. Rituals are meant to help us gain mental health and thought discipline. Through that disciplined thought process we start a pilgrimage, an internal pilgrimage. Watch this rhetoric styled conversation and send me your thoughts.
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Interview Dr. N Gopalakrishnan
 
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Dr. N Gopalakrishnan is a scientist and Philanthropist. He is a philosopher and a great thinker too. It's really fun to talk to him on intellectually appealing subjects. Please listen to this talk on religion and Bhakthi. IF YOU WANT TO LISTEN TO THIS HALF HOUR LONG TALK PLEASE ASK FOR THE FULL VERSION OF THE TALK. WRITE TO THE INTERVIEWER
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Chenda Melam- Ramanattukara Ayyappan Vilakku
 
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This is an excerpt taken from the morning melam performed at Ramanattukara in connection with the ayyappan vilakku. Ayyappan Vilakku is a ceremonious worshiping of Lord Ayyappa. It's being conducted at several places in Kerala during the month of Vrishchikam- December-January- It's otherwise called the Mandala Kaalam or Mandala vritham. Velimukku Sreedharan and party is the percussion artists who performed this Panchari Mealam. They performed the Randam kaalam, Munnam kaalam, naalam kalam and Ancham Kaalam in perfect rhythm and sruthi.
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Swami Chidanandapuri
 
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Swami Chidanandapuri is an eminent Vedic philosopher. He is a well Known Sanskrit scholar too. He has a profound knowledge in Malayalam language and literature. He is often considered as a reliable Malayalam and Samskrutham grammarian. His knowledge about the ancient Indian Philosophy, Vedanta, is too deep that many scholars get attracted to him. He is a visiting professor in the Chair for Sanadhana Dharma Studies, University of Calicut. They conduct Veda classes every Tuesday at 5PM IST. I captured this lesson from one of these classes. It's only the beginning of it
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Kalarigram, Pondichery
 
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We were at Pondicherry to perform Chenda at a marriage function. We met French national by name Philip who was there to rehearse some scenes for his drama. This is shot during one such rehearsal.
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KELIKOTTU 00.MPG
 
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Watch Kelikottu Performed by Sreejesh Marar, Kunnamangalam, Calicut.
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Dr. N Gopalakrishnan 3
 
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Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan defends religious beliefs to vedanta principles
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Bharateeya Vichara Kendram director P Parameswaran
 
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Sri P Parameswaran is an eminent thinker and philosopher. He is a firm believer of the supremacy of the Indian Philosophy over the other philosophies of the world. Being the director of the Bharateeya Vichara Kendram he is an ardent advocate of the bliss of Hinduhood. In this interview with Babu Appat he discloses many enigmatic ideological views of the Indian Philosophy in contrast with the principles of the other religious beliefs of the world.
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Sreedharadaram 2016
 
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Sreedharadaram 2016 is a function organised to mark the 60th birth anniversary of Mr. Sreedharan Velimukku our Chenda guru and a exponent of chenda mealam. He has composed a Melam called sree mealam and his team is known to be the best performers of the region. He has thousands of shishyas around the area and is a well known philanthropist. Sreedharadaram 2016 is to be held in March 2016. Mattannur Shankarn Kutty marar, Guru Chemencheri and other celebrities will participate.
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Documentary on the Life and Work of Dr. Sivarajan
 
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Dr. K. Sivarajan is retiring in March 2013. He is the Prof and Head of Dept. of Lifelong Learning and Extension and director of self financing colleges University of Calicut. Dr. Sivarajan is retiring on 31st March 2013. I made this documentary on behalf of him and Mr. T. V. Ibrahim.
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KALLUR Raman Kutty Marar 2
 
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Kallur Raman Kutty Marar performing a duet Thayambaka with Kallur Unnikrishnan. This Video is produced by Shaji Active at Actives Systems and was telecast through Regional Channel. Bhasil Chelembra was the Cameraman, Nishil the Editor and Ms. Jini the associat editor.
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Swami Chidanandapuri
 
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HH Swami Chidanandapuri is speaking on the Concept of God at the Sanadhana Dharm Peetom of University of Calicut.
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Hindu Economic Forum Calicut
 
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Hindu Economic Forum Calicut Hub Chapter inauguration. The Hindu business community believes that they are being sidelined by the novieu-riche Muslims and they have to be united to grow back again their old business glory. The meeting was held at Surya Galaxy hotel, Cheruvannur, Feroke, Calicut. So many Hindu businessmen participated in the meet, including QRS, Bhima Jewellers, Boyzone, Mark, Chanakya fireworks, Sankar's Studio etc.
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Sports Day CUIET 2013 Inaugural Address by Dr. S. Sivarajan
 
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The sports day at CUIET, University of Calicut was celebrated on 5th February 2013, at the University Stadium. Mr Zakeer Husein, director of Dept. of Physical Education was the chief guest and Dr. Sivarajan, Director of Self Financing Colleges, University of Calicut inaugurated it. Principal Mathew C George presided over the function.
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Swami Chidanandapuri
 
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Swami Chidanandapuri is an eminent Vedic philosopher. He is a well Known Sanskrit scholar too. He has a profound knowledge in Malayalam language and literature. He is often considered as an authority in Malayalam and Samskrutham grammar. His knowledge about the ancient Indian Philosophy, Vedanta, is too deep that many scholars get attracted to him. He is a visiting professor in the Chair for Sanadhana Dharma Studies, University of Calicut. They conduct Veda classes every Tuesday at 5PM IST. I captured this lesson from one of those classes.
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P Parameswaran 2
 
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Parameswarji with his ideas on Hinduism
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Chelembra Mosque Duff Muttu Thanmiyathul Uloom Madrasa Kuttippala
 
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In connection with the nabi dina celebration at Chelembra; they performed a duff muttu recital; by the children of my neighbourhood. It was composed and directed by my neighbour boy Shayid Chelembra. Please watch this duff muttu and send me your suggestions.
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Mental Health Seminar at Poonkudil Mana
 
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On May 1st 2014 they held a mental health seminar- Mind of a Malayalee and its internal turbulence in modern times- Mr. Devan Nmboothiri's welcome speech was the first event of the seminar. Dr. Ahok Kumar MD DPM, professor, Calicut Medical College was the moderator.
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Dr. N Gopalakrishnan 1
 
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Dr. N Gopalakrishnan interviewed by Babu Appat
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Varaveena in flute
 
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Govindan Namboothiri of Pantherankavu, Calicut in flute- Varaveeña Mohanam Aadi taal
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Asan Velimukku Sreedharan
 
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Chenda occuppies a prominant place among the many musical instruments. More and more boys are now becoming interested in this instrument. Velimukkus Sreedharan Asan is an eminet Chenda Player. He has taught playing this instrument to many interested persons. Recently at the Subrimanya temple at Cheruvannur near Calicut a group of young artists who were learning this art under Sri Velimukku Sreedharan Asan made their maiden performance. Please watch this video
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Sports Day CUIET 2013 Welcome Speech by Babu Appat
 
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The sports day at CUIET, University of Calicut was celebrated on 5th February 2013, at the University Stadium. Mr Zakeer Husein, director of Dept. of Physical Education was the chief guest and Dr. Sivarajan, Director of Self Financing Colleges, University of Calicut inaugurated it. Principal Mathew C George presided over the function.
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Ramzan Mubarak
 
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Ustad Bava Hasni is the Principal of Darul Huda Arabic College at Kuttippala, in Chelembra, Malappuram district of Kerala state. He is wishing Ramzan Mubarak to everyone . He is praying God for the benefit of the whole human race.
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Arangettam, Chenda
 
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Asan Velimukku Sreedharan again at the debut of young budding chenda artists held at Sree Subramanya temple, Cheruvannur. It's easy to perform along with professional artist of Chenda. But it's not that easy to arrange a debut, the maiden performance of children like this. The melam played is Panchari 3rd fourth and 5th Kalam. Please watch this video and record your opinion.
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P Parameswaran 4
 
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He talked about the last prophet concept and such other human beliefs.
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Sandwanam LD Remediation camp May 19, 2013 9:01 AM
 
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Dr. Anooparani arranged aLD remediation and awareness camp at Calicut on May 19th 2013. Lot of children witth Learning disability thronged to the counters there. I was one of the therapists.
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Chenda Arangettam
 
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Asan Velimukku Sreedharan again at the debut of young budding chenda artists held at Sree Subramanya temple, Cheruvannur. It's easy to perform along with professional artist of Chenda. But it's not that easy to arrange a debut, the maiden performance of children like this. The melam played is Panchari 3rd fourth and 5th Kalam. Please watch this video and record your opinion.
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Shayid Chelembra Duff Muttu Chelembra Mosque Duff Muttu Thanmiyathul Uloom Madrasa Kuttippala
 
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In connection with the nabi dina celebration at Chelembra; they performed a duff muttu recital; by the children of my neighbourhood. It was composed and directed by my neighbour boy Shayid Chelembra. Please watch this duff muttu and send me your suggestions. Duff Muttu directed Shayid Chelembra s/o Latheef near Appat Chelembra. Mosque Duff Muttu Thanmiyathul Uloom Madrasa Kuttippala
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THAYAMBAKA
 
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Sreejish Marar Polur from Kunnamangalam, Calicut is performing Thayambaka. Thayambaka is of course a kind of symphony comprising one Idanthala, two valanthala, two Sruthichenda, two or for thalam, and a Shankh (Conch). The conch blows in the beginning, then the groups starts with Sandhyavela or something similar to it. Towards the climax of this the Thaymbaka drummer enters and begins the "ennams" and goes to the manodharmas. The end is characterised by the Ganapathikkai. Normally it takes three hours and odds. It can take more time or less as per the occasion. Double Thayampaka, Treble thayambaka are duets and with three main drummers. When its duet two idanthalas are use and intreble three idanthalas are used. Valanthala are the timer beats and thalam and thaalavattom is denoted by the strikings of the Valanthalakkaran. Sruthi Chenda is an accompaniment to the Thaymbakakkaran and is with matching pitch to the Idnthala (Thayambakakkarans Chenda).
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Chenda
 
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Panchari Kalam 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 played by Velimukku Sreedharan Asan, at Chathamangalam, Calicut.
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Oisca International Educational Exchange Programme
 
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Bhavans Vidyashram at Chelembra, is an important educational institution in Kerala. Oisca International had selected a student of this school for their educational exchange programme. The name of the student is Master Sethu Deepak. Some Oisca International officials from Japan and Philippines recently visited the school. I was entrusted to cover the programme for Regional Channel. This was one of the programmes of my initial days
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Tile Factories of Waikkalla, Dankotuwa Colombo
 
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The tile factories of Colombo are minimally mechanised, some are still in its primitive condition. We visited may such factories on the request of Industrial Development Board of Ceylon. Proper remedies were suggested to the entrepreneurs and to officials of IDB of Ceylon.
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Sheevothi
 
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Sheevothi is common mans' name for Shree Bhagavathi, the presiding deity of wealth or prosperity. She visits every well-kempt household and that house will be blessed with prosperity. Goddes Lakshmi is Shree Bhagavathi. To welcome her to a house, the house is totally cleaned every morning and cow-dung water is sprinkled around the foreyard, and a tailed brass water pot filled with pure water and adorned with the ten flowers are kept at the doorstep. On seeing this Shree Bhagavathi visits that house and they ebcome prosperous. Lakshim is the wife of Lord Mahavishnu.
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Pearl of the Jungle Arts Fest 2014 Navabharath Model School Kakkanchery
 
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Navabharath Model School, Kakkanchery celebrated their arts fest 2014 (Pearl of the Jungle) on Saturday the 25th January 2014.Students of Kindergarten to Upper primary classes participated in it. This arts festival is the product of several a day's hard work of the students, teachers and some members of management of both NBMS and NBCS, Valakkandy. Teachers of both the Navabharasths worked in unison to make it really remarkable. The main purpose of oganising these kind of festivals is to give children a creative break and to foster their inborn talents apart from achieving academic excellence. Parents were also relaxed by watching their children performing on the sage; in fact some of them were surprised to see that their children can perform well like this. Please watch the children performing Karate
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English Classes at Darul Irshad, Kuttippala, Chelembra
 
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At their msque there's a Shariat College. Most of the students are studying in schools and colleges nearby. Usthad wanted them to trained on studious skills. He called me and began it with language skills.
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Singing in HCS Classes at CUIET
 
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We used to sing in our HCS classes at CUIET, University of Calicut. Ours is an engineering college with a difference. Singing, dancing, drawing pictures, comedy shows, magic shows, chanting of mantra and many such activities we undertake. Mathematical puzzles, word games, Group Discussions, psychological games etc- we use in our Humanities and Communicative Skills classes. Activity oriented learning endeavours. Please watch these videos
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South Malabar Gramin Bank and Financial Inclusion
 
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This is a short video promo created by Mr. Haridas and his associates. The voice over is my contribution in this endeavour. Please watch, comment and subscribe.
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Sri Lankan Aquarium Colombo
 
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After the SMIDEX 2014 hours we used to roam around. On one such admiring we happened to be at the aquarium. Industrial development board of Ceylon deputy Director Mr. Mohan Gunasinghe also was with us. The aquarium has a lot of beautiful fish varieties. Please watch and share.
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Sports Day CUIET 2013
 
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Paddakam & Sopanasangeetham
 
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Temples of Kerala are very famous for promoting many forms of art. Paddakam and Sopanasangeetham are two important forms of the temple ritual art. Here a small school girl called Padmaja SV is performing Paddakam and a professional Sopanasangeetham artist from Kozhikkode Tali Temple namely Sri Pallavur Vasudeva Pisharody is performing Sopanasangeetham. Both are praising Lord Krishna. "Radhika Krishna Radhika" is a very famous psalm often sung in temples throughout India. I have captured this footage from a function held at the Sree Thiruvangat Mahadeva Temple, Chelembra. Thiruvangat temple is situated by the National Highway 17, near Idimuzhikkal. The locale is so serene, and is powerful enough to breeze in comfort into any turbulent mind. Come; while away sometime here and get yourself restarted.
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Agri Food Flower Fest 2013 University of Calicut
 
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Botany department of University of Calicut conducted an Agri Food Flower Fest at the Kohinoor Grounds of University of Calicut. During the festival many interesting public shows were staged. One important programme was Smart Kid of the Day Contest, designed and directed by the Department of Women Studies, University of Calicut. Please watch this excerpt.
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Kathakali
 
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PSV Natyasangham, Kottakkal is a famous Kathakali Troup. Recently I had the previlege of watching some of the eminent artists of the group performing the Dakshayagam Aattakatha, along with the annual festival of Thiruvangatt Mahadeva temple, Chelembra. Once Kathakali was performed in the courtyards of the Kings of Kerala. Now it's mostly performed in the temples. Common man is increasingly getting interested in these kind of art forms. You need to be familiar with the context of the story to appreciate Kathakali. KOTTAKKAL SUDHEER AS LORD SIVA AND KOTTAKKAL DEVADAS AS VEERABHADRAN
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Smart Kid contest at Agri Food Flower Show University of Calicut
 
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Botany department of University of Calicut conducted an Agri Food Flower Fest at the Kohinoor Grounds of University of Calicut. During the festival many interesting public shows were staged. One important programme was Smart Kid of the Day Contest, designed and directed by the Department of Women Studies, University of Calicut. Please watch this excerpt.
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Gopinathan Namboothiri in Flute
 
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Playing the flute is really interesting. Please listen to this recital done by Mr. Gopinathan Namboothiri of Pantherankavu Calicut.
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Kottippadi Seva By Elur Biju at Sreedharadharam 2016
 
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Ashtapadi, sopanasangeetham otherwise known as kottippadi seva etc were performed at the Sreedharadaram 2016 the sixtieth birth anniversary celebration of Sree Velimukku Sreedharan Asan
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