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  • Fashion game on point at city sabhas during margazhi

    Updated: Dec, 14, 201808:32 AM

    Artistes and rasikas, alike, wait for December to try out innovative ethnic attires.
    Fashion game on point at city sabhas during margazhi
    The December music and dance festival has started and most of the sabhas in the city are brimming with activities. Unlike earlier times, Margazhi season not just celebrates Carnatic music, dance and canteen food there is more to it now. Though performers and sabha-hopping rasikas find the Tamil month of Margazhi the best season to flaunt their favourite Kancheepuram pattu sarees and traditional ethnic jewelleries, many love to spice it up with their choice of attires. Classical musician and playback singer S Mahathi’s choice of pattu sarees and jewellery has got a great fan following. The singer believes that an artiste should be presented pleasantly. “It is the responsibility of the artiste to hold his/her audience for about 2.5 hours. I make sure that I look presentable on stage. I usually pick bright Kancheepuram silk sarees for the...
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