Aug 28, 2014 08:10 PM
Vineeth Radhakrishnan has found a happy balance between classical dance and cinema, writes Hema Ramani Iyer. In Thalasherry, where Vineeth Radhakrishnan was born, the air was already magnetic with the aura of the famous Travancore sister Padmini. She wa
Aug 28, 2014 04:50 PM
“What’s the fun in playing a guy whom everybody likes,” asks Emraan Hashmi in a chat with Anuj Kumar “In a country which is pre-dominantly into escapist form of cinema, ‘Raja Natwarlal’ is made for audiences who want t
Aug 28, 2014 07:08 PM
Dr.U.R. Ananthamurthy drew you into his world, and made you feel that if you didn’t give him that story in return all those new exciting discoveries would not have been made. To bundle up everything into a single thought and say this is what captu
Aug 29, 2014 08:08 PM
Shalini Mitra traipses among the famed luthiers of Philippines’ Cebu island and finds the rich heritage and history behind the craft For the discerning guitarist and music lover, a trip to the Lapu-Lapu district in the island of Cebu is always on t
Aug 29, 2014 07:56 PM
Charumathi Ramachandran talks about spending her childhood in the quaint Santhome neighbourhood An old Portuguese settlement, Santhome, near the beach, with its majestic cathedral, the basilica where St Thomas’ remains are believed to be interred,
Aug 29, 2014 07:53 PM
Why the perfect pickle is always as much about custom as about cuisine May was winding down to a warm, languid close, and we were heading home after a lazy Sunday spent eating and sleeping in our cottage by the pool. We had almost cleared the gate, when
Aug 29, 2014 07:44 PM
Short films are the perfect medium not just to entertain but to create awareness, says Saameer Mody, director of Pocket Films They are the No. 1 partner channel for YouTube in India, having 100, 000 plus subscribers, 87 million plus views and adding over
Aug 29, 2014 07:41 PM
Playing the chenda, a percussion instrument, has transformed the lives of the members of Swarnalayam, an all-women Singari melam troupe Three years ago, Shailaja’s life revolved around her husband, an auto-driver, and her work at a textile shop in
Aug 29, 2014 07:41 PM
Padana Kalari, an extension centre of Kerala Kalamandalam in the city, is inspiring music buffs to tune in to Carnatic music For K. Soman Nair learning any art was a taboo at home. But, now at the age of 65, nobody can stop him from following his heart.
Aug 29, 2014 07:39 PM
Do memories fade away with age? “No,” says the nonagenarian K. Sankaran Nair, who was born in 1924. Soon after Sankaran Nair completed his studies in 1944, he joined as a demonstrator in the Department of Physics in University College, Thiruva
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