Film review: Sagaa – Strong plot drives it forward

‘Sagaa’ is a crime thriller directed by Murugesh, bankrolled by Selly Cinemas. It features Saran, Prithvi, Kishore, Sree Ram and Pandi in lead roles. It is about a group of imprisoned youngsters who wish to break out from the jail and pursue their individual goals. Continue Reading

ACP in Chennai inspires youth to enter the force

Most of us have this assumption that every policeman is a tough guy, patrolling the streets with fierce eyes. But Assistant Commissioner of Police – Central Crime Branch, Selva Kumar, a resident of Vadapalani, evokes a different perspective. Continue Reading

Soothsayers in Chennai talk about their hard life

While passing through the Palani Andavar Street opposite the massive Murugan temple in Vadapalani, you’ll see several street hawkers going about their business, talking to customers, bargaining and selling items like garlands, snacks, clips, hair pins, combs, and many other items. But in the middle of all this chaos are the fortune-tellers who occupy the pavements along with parrots in cages or a deck of cards. Continue Reading

Bharatanatyam exponent Chitra Visweswaran talks about Margazhi

Chitra Visweswaran is a renowned Bharatanatyam exponent, famous for her highly successful Chidambaram Academy of Performing Arts. On 8 December, at the inauguration of the 24th fine arts festival of Mudhra, she was honoured with Mudhra’s Award of Excellence, earning another feather to her cap. Continue Reading

Trust in Chennai paints public walls across the city

Karam Korpom, with the help of their website Stop Abusing Public Spaces, identify abused public spaces, get them cleaned up by conservatory workers and then carry out wall art with the local community participation along with the help from their volunteers. Continue Reading

ICF rolls out Tejas coaches

The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) today reached yet another milestone as it rolled out the first set of Tejas coaches at its Furnishing Division here. The factory manufactured 23 Tejas coaches after the Railway Board decided to allot these coaches for the Northern Railway division. Continue Reading