Virugambakkam resident speaks on life as artist

Art has always been one of humanity’s greatest form of communication. Some of earliest evidence of civilizations appear as cave paintings. Paintings evoke emotions through splash of colours. For Ramya Sadasivam, a resident of Virugambakkam, it has always been an emotional connect. She credits her mother for becoming an artist. Continue Reading

Food review: Land of Malay comes to town

If you are planning to taste authentic Malaysian cuisine, The Raintree at St Mary’s Road has organised a Malayasian Food Festival till 24 November, at their restaurant, Chap Chay. With dishes curated by Chef Mat Safiee Bin Haroon, the restaurant hopes to offer true Malaysian food for Chennaiites. The food fest is held on par with the Malaysian Tourism campaign, Truly Malaysia 2020. Continue Reading

‘Modern Love’ on Amazon Prime makes an engaging anthology series

Essays are powerful when stories are written from heart. Nearly 15 years ago, when ‘The New York Times’ published its series called ‘Modern Love’ about true stories of love, heartbreaks and redemption of relationships, the floodgates opened. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Bakrid’ – Animal Kingdom

Ratnam and his family are very close to the camel as it grows along with them in their farmland. However, the climate condition doesn’t suit its body and after a warning from a doctor, Ratnam plans to take Sara to Rajasthan… Continue Reading

Old age home in neighbourhood all set to take care of elders

India is home to one of the largest senior citizens population. Reports continue to emerge about the difficulties they face. Disturbed by the troubles the elders face, and having a deep desire to get involved in social activities, B Gopalan decided to start Akshaya Trust, an organisation that runs a home for the aged, in 2002. Continue Reading

Review: Chennai Palani Mars – Fantasy fare

Despite having a decent story line with all the right ingredients that cooks up good humour, the film fails to make us laugh. A major let down is the unreliable narration which causes confusion as the film progresses. Continue Reading

AI-powered surveillance cameras installed at Central Station

Pixxon AI Solutions, a city-based startup, has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Facial Recognition System (FRS) cameras which can detect criminals passing in and out of Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway Station. Continue Reading

Review: The Lion King (2019) – Royal show

The 2019 version stays close to plot of the original. As the movie begins, you will be left with gasps of wonder as the visual effects are ground breaking. It is hard to imagine that you are watching animals made entirely on VFX. Continue Reading

Bollywood star Vivaan Shah speaks about his role in new web series

Son of actor Naseeruddin Shah, Vivaan Shah has shared screen space with Bollywood legend Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Happy New Year’. His filmography includes ‘7 Khoon Maaf’, ‘Bombay Velvet’ and ‘Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana’. Continue Reading