90 ML filmmaker Anita talks about what she tried to tell through her movie

While facing a number of reviews that trashed the movie 90 ML, protests and complaints against it, the director Anita Udeep, in an interview to News Today, spoke about why this movie is a must-watch for women. Continue Reading

90 ML: Bold and bountiful

Rather than hiding in cyberspace and posting comments of hatred against movies lie 90 ML, come to the streets and protest marijuana that is circulated on government school campuses… stage a strike against liquor shops that are open near schools, hospitals and old age homes… Continue Reading

Chennai Tamil teacher launches Thirukkural Peravai at Mugappair

Even after 20 years since retirement as Tamil teacher, the affinity for the language has stuck to me permanently and so does the values of our ancient literature, Thirukkural,’ says K P Ramaswamy. The resident of Mugappair recently launched Nolambur Thirukkural Peravai, a medium to raise awareness about Thirukkural. Continue Reading

Web series ‘What’s Your Status’ nominated for Indie Series Awards 2019

It is also claimed that this is the only Indian web series that has made it to the elite shortlist for this award ceremony. The web series has been shortlisted amongst popular series such as Giants, After Forever and nominations from across multiple countries like USA, the UK, Canada, Australia and others. Continue Reading

Chennai’s author explores cerebral palsy in her first book

Sundari Sivasubbu, who lives on the eighth floor of an apartment in Tiruvanmiyur, sees life and experiences positivity sitting on her wheelchair. This drove the cerebral-palsy author to write a book, A Bumblebee’s Balcony. Continue Reading

Review: Peranbu – Father, daughter relationship reaches new heights

A movie that talks about father-daughter relationship is not new to Tamil cinema. But what makes Peranbu special is that ‘extra love’ (as the title suggests) and the intense relationship parameters explained by the film’s director Ram in his very own style. Continue Reading

Chennai resident Nammalwar spreads awareness about ancient idols

“While the whole world is running forward, I run backwards towards our history. This is not just my work but my passion,” says Nammalwar, a retired Tamil professor from Annamalai University. Continue Reading

Strangers exchanged greetings at Elliots as New Year dawned in Chennai

We went to Elliots beach by 11.30 pm. There was a large number of bike stunts near the beach road. The roar of motorbikes alerted us that New Year was nearing. The eat-outs were filled with people and it was good business for the beach vendors. Continue Reading