‘King of Villains’ Raghuvaran’s Passion For Music

Remembering The Tall Actor on His 60th B’day By SHEFA RAFI The six feet and two inches tall actor Raghuvaran is quite familiar among the movie buffs for his unique mannerisms and acting prowess in most of his films. But, not many are aware of the fact that he was a guitarist, who worked with maestro Ilayaraja before entering the glittering world of cinema. Hailing from Kollengode in Palakkad, Raghuvaran made Coimbatore his home after his father Chunkamannathu Velayudhan Nair migrated here to continue his hotel business. Oldtimers know that…

‘Vani Rani’ Fame Sruthi Shanmugha Priya, Kovai’s Pride

By SHEFA RAFI Small screen viewers wouldn’t have missed Pavithra character donned by Sruthi Shanmugha Priya in ‘Vani Rani’ serial on telecast on a prime time chunk (9.30pm). Indeed, she is a pride of Coimbatore in making a mark in one of longest serials in Sun TV with a whopping 1743 episodes. And curtains came down on Saturday night with the serial Vani Rani (Radhika Sarathkumar in dual role) ending on a happy note with the Vani and Rani’s family reuniting after several twists and turns. It’s celebration all the…