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

Age is just a number when it comes to following passionÂ’. 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

Vinayagar idol in Mylapore temple was discovered by George Arundale

In the temple town of Chennai, which is Mylapore, there are numerous temples and idols that are centuries old. Sri Valampuri Vinayagar Temple at Mylapore is one such temple, with its idol being more than 500 years old. Continue Reading

Mylai Kailai Bhakthi Valam group has over 500 members

Every Monday evening or during the Pournami, people going in the Mada streets would have noticed a group of people chanting namavalis and going around the streets. They belong to a group called Mylai Kailai Bhakthi Valam and like the Girivalam done in Tiruvannamalai, they go around the Kapaleeswarar Temple. Continue Reading

Review: Gorilla – Neither here, nor there

Gorilla, directed by Don Sandy, stars Jiiva and Arjun Reddy fame Shalini Pandey in the lead role along with a truckload of comedians – Sathish, Vivek Prasanna, Yogi Babu, Motta Rajendran and Lollu Sabha Swaminathan. The cast also includes a chimpanzee, named Kong that made one interested to watch the film. Continue Reading

‘Kaal Nootraandu Kadhal’- The power of love

It traces the journey of a son played by Vignesh who wants to give the best ever gift to his parents during their 25th wedding anniversary, which is an undelivered love letter written by his father, an ex-army man in 1993 and posted from the world’s highest post office in Hikkim to his mother. Continue Reading

Hanuman temple at Saidapet was built during Vijayanagara rule

Situated near the banks of the Adyar river, it is said the temple actually belonged to the Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple, located half-a-km away. Continue Reading