Tag Archives: davani

Parasakthi style in brief

Besides, love between siblings, particularly between the elder brother and younger sister, has become a specific marker of Tamil culture, mainly due to the impact of canonical Tamil films like En Thangai (My Sister, dir. M.K.R. Nambiar and Ch. Narayanamurthy, … Continue reading

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Tumblr Posts

  As always the tumblr posts have raced ahead of wordpress: 1. The half-saree aka pavadai-davani of South India. 2. Mekhela-Chador (I love these and they look splendid on my friend, Mosushumi Kandali. 3. Balika Badhu or the Girl Bride. … Continue reading

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