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Hi everyone!! This is Charulatha Mani. I have taken up blogging to interact with my rasikas worldwide. I would like to thank all of you for your support and appreciation for my Isai Payanam show on Jaya TV, "Isai Cafe" on Raj TV and live concerts. I am here to blog on my concerts, latest film songs, and updates on Isai Payanam and Sahitya Payanam. Happy reading :-)

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Oslo - Geiranger Trip






Had an awesome vacation at Oslo and Geiranger in Norway with my husband. Thanks to my Norwegian friends Nalayani and Mohan for making our trip most enjoyable!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Kannukkul Pothivaippen Official Full Video Song




My latest movie song, based on ragas Mukhari and Hamirkalyani

Movie: Thirumanam Enum Nikkah
Starcast: Jai, Nazriya Nazim
Director: Anis
Composer: Ghibran
Singer: Charulatha Mani, Vijay Prakash, Sadhana Sargam, , Dr.R.Ganesh
Lyricist: Parvathy
Producer: Aascar Ravichandran
Banner: Aascar Films Pvt Ltd
Label: Think Music

Raga Mukhari in Carnatic and Film Music:

Friday, May 16, 2014

A Raga's Journey - New Videos in English

Continuing where "Isai Payanam" left off, a new series of videos in English are coming out on my YouTube channel:
A Raga's Journey -  Raga Mukhari in Carnatic Music:


Related blog on Raga Mukhari:
http://charulathamani.blogspot.in/2013/01/notes-of-peace-raga-mukhari.html

Upcoming videos:
  • Raga Mukhari in Film Music
  • Raga Hamsanandi
  • Raga Kambhoji
  • Raga Tilang
Bookmark the playlist:

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Learn Ragas with Charulatha Mani - Raga Mohanam




Learn Ragas with Charulatha Mani by SuperAudio
Learn Ragas is a musical insight into certain important and typical ragas of Carnatic Music. Classical Musician Charulatha Mani, popular Carnatic Vocalist, is acknowledged world over as an expert on Ragas. In this video in her own lively and melodious style she outlines the salient features of the raga with the right grammar to put learners on the right track, shares with us well-known compositions in the raga as well as presents a piece in full to bring out the complete joy in this effort. Students and music lovers will love this offering for its simplicity, and user-friendly presentation. This video is completely in lucid English which makes it appealing to a wide spectrum of music lovers.

DVD available at:

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Soothing the Senses - Raga Nilambari



Raga Nilambari in Carnatic Music:

Raga Nilambari in Film Music:


Previously covered Ragas:
A Rare Treat - Raga Saramati
Morning Ragas - Ramapriya and Rishabhapriya
Pious Notes - Ragas Nasikabhushani and Vagadeeshwari
Priya Principle - Ragas Rasikapriya and Ratipatipriya
Versatile Nattai
Positively Tranquil - Raga Harikambhoji
Catchy and Classical - Raga Sankarabharanam
Of Love and Longing - Chandrakauns and Surya
Godly Gowrimanohari
Kedaragowla’s Many Moods
The Royal Durbar
Joy of Hamirkalyani
Power of Three - Ragas Madhyamavati, Brindavanasaranga, Brindavani
Wake up to Valaji
Distinctly Classical - Ragas Gowla and Lalitha
Auspicious Sri
A Complex Beauty - Raga Dwijavanti
Tale of Two Varalis - Ragas Punnagavarali and Kuntalavarali
Morning ragas - Bilahari and Malayamarutham
Endearing Khamas
Light and Melodious - Raga Sindhubhairavi
Harmonious Symmetry - Raga Kiravani