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Downstream of Srirangam island on the Kaveri (Cauvery) river, some 1,800 years ago King Karikala Chola built a more ambitious structure, the Kallanai or Grand Anicut, which finds a mention in the Tamil epic Shilappadikaram.
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The young Mohiniattam artist Likha Rajan, with fine accompanists, acquitted herself equally well in the Shilappadikaram-based centrepiece in Surati, portraying dancer/courtesan Madhavi expressing her love for Kovalan, followed by the ashtapadi where ...

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