Bigil is all about women empowerment: Archana Kalpathi

You don’t know where these rumours come from but we didn’t have time to react. We worked for 20 hours a day. Once a day’s shoot gets over the next day’s schedule sheet comes and we started working on it so there was hardly any time. We also did not want any discord in the set so we refused to listen to the rumours.
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Gangaiamman is worshipped for many centuries in Velacheri

Arulmigu Sri Gangaiamman Temple is being worshipped by the people of Velacheri village for many centuries now. Located at Brahmin Street near Ram Nagar, the deity is seen as one of the protectors of the village. Continue Reading

Review: ‘100% Kadhal’ – Neither here, nor there

Chennai: 100% Kadhal, the Tamil remake of Telugu film titled the same, starring GV Prakash and Shalini Pandey finally releases after much delay. It is directed by Chandramouli and produced by the film’s original director Sukumar with GV Prakash also… Continue Reading

Mandaveli resident leads pradosha bhajans in Kapali temple

During Pradosham, the Kapaleeswarar Temple draws a lot of crowd with people flocking to the temple to have a darshan of the Lord. On the occasion, a regular visitor might not have missed TR Viswanathan, who leads the Pradosha Bhajans in the temple. Continue Reading

‘This Murugan temple in Selaiyur has tallest idol after Thiruttani’

Arulmigu Valli Devasena Sametha Sivasubramania Swami temple, popularly known as Avvai Nagar Murugan Kovil in Selaiyur has a rich history that dates back to nearly three decades.

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Chennai prof-turned-artist speaks about ‘free-flow’

Age is just a number when it comes to following passion’. Living as an epitome for this popular phrase is Shoba Ramakrishnan, a chemistry professor turned artist who for the past two decades has been an artist, displaying her works in several exhibitions. Continue Reading

Aalatchi Amman is being worshipped for many centuries at Ekattuthangal

The Aalatchi Amman present here is being worshipped for century by the people of Reddy Street and this is the village’s protecting deity. However, some 30-40 years ago, close to the Amman, a Suyambu Sivalinga was found and then people began worshipping both the deities which were under a thatched roof. Continue Reading

Mylapore residents paint walls of OSR Park in Ramakrishna Nagar

The residents of RK Nagar have joined hands in a bid to make their neighbourhood clean and in a first, they have painted the walls of OSR Park in RK Nagar, to spur development activities as a community. Continue Reading