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The man behind the MS Blue

Donning a blue Kanjeevaram sari and glistening diamonds, the legendary icon MS Amma, along with Smt Radha, performed the “Mummoorthigal Vizha” at Tiruvarur in 1986 -mesmerising the audience in her signature voice. There seemed to be a divine intervention to make the time stop that day. The Signature Style MS Subbulakshmi, fondly known as MS […]

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The Queen of Pop in a Sari

Untrained in traditional music and with a voice that would dread the choice for mainstream music, Usha Uthup’s earlier music days at school were limited to the percussions. The vernacular legend pioneered her unique brand of Indian pop in the 1970s. With over 49 years of performance singing in 22 languages, she is a bundle […]

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Princess Perfect looks from Angadi

Wardrobes of the princess and queens have always been a desirable visual treat for women. Rich silks, brocades, intricate ornamentation, fine fabrics and luxury choice of colours have made them an exemplary reference to erstwhile royal fashion. The Manosallsa, an early 12th-century Sanskrit text composed by the South Indian king Someshvara III of the Kalyani […]

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Not Just A Sari Store

The swirl of colour.The glint of gold. The sensuousness of silk all woven together to produce the silk kanjivaram sari that lights a small spark of desire in the most prudent of hearts. It is with this beauty that the name Angadi is associated. The House of Angadi is one of India’s oldest and foremost […]

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Fighting for Freedom: A Thread Count : Part 2

As the month of August comes to a closure, Angadi Galleria honours the valiant, woman  freedom fighters who have defied stereotypes and have impressed the generations to come. Their sacrifices and will towards India’s freedom from British Raj has proved their inner strength breaking apprehensions towards valour titled synonymous to men. Madam Bhikhaiji Cama Despite being […]

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Fighting for Freedom: A Thread Count : Part 1

“SaareJahaan Se Achcha, Hindustan Hamara…” boom the voices of the children, in remembrance of our attainment of Independence on the 15th of August, 1947. The triumph of our freedom and the flames of pride are still in our hearts today but somewhere, the women behind such a strong movement has been lost in the pages […]

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The Iconic House of Angadi

  A textile prodigy and a part of India’s foremost textile families, K. Radharaman is CEO and Design Head of the iconic House of Angadi. The family began their journey as court weavers to The Saraboji Maharaja (Serfoji II) of Tanjore and evolved into the retailer of choice to Heads of State, industrialists and celebrities […]

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There’s linen in your Kanjivaram

If you thought linen was great for shirts and capris, look again into the radical wardrobe. It’s now time for linen Kanjivarams. Linen is the new premium luxury fabric the world over, fast replacing silk. The matte effect of linen is being preferred over the lustre of silk, points out Radharaman K., design head, Angadi […]

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Why you will not see this art on Banarasi silk any more

The demand for kadua and other high value woven products has declined considerably due to lack of support and patronage. In Kadua, the weaver creates the design on a warp of threads without having to cut it at the end of each pattern. -Milan Sharma It is no secret that Varanasi is known for its […]

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New government initiatives will help India’s textile industry

New government initiatives will help India’s textile industry New Delhi:(IANS) The initiatives of the government have raised hopes of resurrection of the Indian handloom and textile industries, says K. Radharaman of The House of Angadi, which has a 600-year legacy in the textile trade. The government has set its sights on the development in the […]

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