First ever carnatic concert DVD with 5.1 surround sound

Chennai, December 6, 2009: Real Image and Aghal Films are proud to announce the release of the special Collector’s Edition DVD of Margazhi Raagam – the first ever carnatic concert produced for cinema. After successful screenings in cities across the world, the Collector’s Edition DVD with crystal clear 6-track surround sound for the home audience will be available at major retail stores like Landmark, Odyssey and Music World. The DVD is packaged in a booklet that contains special features like a director’s note, song and lyric details and autographs of both Jayashri and Krishna.

Margazhi Raagam now on DVD

Conceptualized and directed by Jayendra Panchapakesan, Founding Director of Real Image Media Technologies, this groundbreaking new platform for carnatic music was produced by Aghal Films. A string of technical geniuses have lent their creative talents to this production including National Award winners like P.C. Sreeram and the Late H. Sridhar.

“We have taken great care to maintain the high quality we achieved on cinema in the DVD too – so that the magic of Margazhi Raagam is experienced in every home.” says Jayendra, the creator of this new platform for classical music.

The producer, C. Srikanth added, “It was very satisfying to experience the response to the screenings worldwide. We are happy that Margazhi Raagam will be available to rasikas to take home this music season.

The first ever classical concert shot exclusively for a cinema audience, Margazhi Raagam has many firsts to its credit – a seven camera shoot using the latest RED Digital Cinema Cameras and live sound capture mixed in 5.1 digital surround sound at a THX certified mix stage to name a few.