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SC Allows Jallikattu Festival Celebration In Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court upheld the Tamil Nadu legislation that allows Jallikattu event, a cultural festival celebrated in the southern state. The Apex Court bench of five judges comprising Justice KM Joseph said that bull-taming sport is part of “cultural heritage” and passed a unanimous verdict. The court said it is satisfied based on the materials put before it that Jallikittu is being practised in Tamil Nadu for a long time.

Thu, 18 May 2023 - 01:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Festival, Indian Judiciary, Supreme Court, Indian Festival

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Jallikattu sport

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Madurai's 16 Yr Old Girl Sneha To Release Bull At Jallikattu Sport: Tamil Nadu

A 16-year-old Sneha from Vadivasal will reportedly release her bull in the famous Jallikattu sport. Training a bull for Jallikattu is a difficult job but Sneha single-handedly takes care of a full-grown bull named Ariyamalai. “I was inspired by the Jallikattu protest. Since then, I’ve been taking care of the bull,” said Sneha. The girl takes care of the bull twice a week, and the bull reportedly listens to her.  

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 10:40 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jallikattu, Sneha, Bull Sport, Ariyamalai, Vadivasal

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Jallikattu Competition

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2nd Day Jallikattu Competition Underway In Tamil Nadu's Palamedu Area

Amid rising cases of Covid-19, the Jallikattu competition began in the Palamedu area of Madurai district in Tamil Nadu on January 15. Hundreds of people gathered on the second day of the bull-taming sport, Jallikattu. Earlier on January 14, health officials informed that 80 injuries were reported. The Tamil Nadu government had allowed 300 bulls and 150 spectators for the competition. The Jallikattu competition is conducted at the Pongal… read-more

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 10:02 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu, Palamedu, Madurai, Bull Taming

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Jallikattu Competition

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Jallikattu Begins At Avaniyapuram Village In Madurai: Tamil Nadu

Amid rising cases of Covid-19, the Jallikattu competition began at Avaniyapuram Village In Madurai district at 8 am. The Tamil Nadu government had allowed 300 bulls and 150 spectators. During the event, hundreds of villagers gathered on the roof and outside the barricades. "We are happy that the government has allowed the conduct of Jallikattu in the state," one bull owner said. The Jallikattu competition is conducted on Pongalread-more

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 10:26 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu, Madhurai, Bulls, Covid-19

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A man trying to train a bull for Jallikatu

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Bull Training For Jallikattu In Full Swing Ahead Of Pongal In Tamil Nadu

Ahead of Pongal festival, the trainers of Tamil Nadu have started training the bulls for the upcoming traditional bull-taming sport Jallikattu. On the occasion of Maattupongal (cow festival) on January 16, in Suriyur village next to Trichy, the Jallikattu competition will be held under the guidance of the district administration. These bulls are part of our family and we train them for various competitions and… read-more

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 01:19 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jallikattu, Bull Training, Pongal, Cow festival, Suriyur

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Bittu Short-film Poster

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Indian Film 'Bittu' Enters Oscars' Live Action Short Film Shortlist

Indian filmmaker Karishma Dev Dube's short film 'Bittu' has secured a position in the Oscar's Live Action Short Film shortlist. Critically acclaimed Bittu is a non-fictional tale of friendship between two school-going girls. Besides earning a Student Academy Award, the acclaimed short film has carved a niche for itself in over eighteen film festivals worldwide. Meanwhile, India's official Oscar entry ‘Jallikattu’ has failed to grab a place in… read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Oscars, Bittu, Karisha Dev Dube, Jallikattu, shortlist

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Jallikatu Movie Poster

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Jallikattu Now Goes Into 25th Satellite Awards Race

Malayalam action-thriller Jallikattu has added another feather in its cap by securing nomination in the Motion Picture, International category at the International Press Academy's 25th Satellite Awards. The Lijo Jose Pellissery directorial stands shoulder-to-shoulder with eight other foreign movies shortlisted for the coveted award. Interestingly, Jallikattu has also been selected as India's official entry in the Best… read-more

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 01:45 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Jallikattu, Lijo Jose Pellissery, Satellite Awards, International Press Academy, Oscars

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Bull Taming Sport Jallikattu

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Tamil Nadu Govt Permits 'Jallikattu' With COVID Restrictions

The Tamil Nadu government on December 23 gave permission to celebrate 'Jallikattu', a traditional bull taming sport, under restrictive guidelines. For the sport to be played during Pongal, the government has allowed just 300 bull tamers and 150 racers to participate that too only after submission of COVID-19 negative report. Reducing the spectators' strength to 50%, the standard procedure has mandated thermal screening, masks and social… read-more

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 08:33 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Pongal, Bull fighting, Jallikattu, Bull Sport

Courtesy: The India Express

Suriya in Soorarai Pottru

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10 Indian Films Nominated For Golden Globes; Southern India Shines

Ten Indian movies have made it to the Best Foreign Film category for the 2021 Golden Globe Awards. Interestingly, three of the movies belong to the southern India - actor Dhanush starrer Asuran and Suriya's Soorarai Pottru from Tamil cinema; and Oscar nominee Jallikattu from Malayalam cinema. Bollywood movies, including Ludo, Tanhaji and Harami among others, will also be screened at the 78th… read-more

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 09:52 AM / by Aman Tripathi

Tags: Suriya, Jallikattu, Dhanush, Golden Globes

Jallikattu Gets Selected for the 93rd Academy Awards

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Malayalam movie 'Jallikattu' To Represent India At 93rd Academy Awards

Lijo Jose Pellissery's Malayalam movie Jallikattu has been picked as India's official nominee for the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category. The Jury Board's chairman Rahul Rawail opined that the film was selected for portraying the "raw side of humans". Shakuntala Devi, Bhonsle, Bittersweet, and Serious Men were among the several movies contested for the nomination. The Oscars will take place on April… read-more

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 04:32 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Academy awards, Jallikattu, nominations, The Oscars

Courtesy: Indian Express