Profile of Sudha G. Tilak
Translations from Tamil to English are moving towards new directions in Indian publishing which augurs well for an ancient language to attract contemporary readers.
About the messy bits of Delhi’s ruling class, the political chicanery and the games that emerging political parties play for the sake of power.
Folklores and legends show that the fight to enter temples in south India has always been a knotty issue.
For those who are musically inclined, there’s much to cheer about in 2015.
We’re sick to death of Bollywood and Hollywood. Southside films across the four regional languages made news for being mega productions, little gems, quirky and cool.
Will Tamil men stop dictating what women should wear on Chennai's streets?
MS Viswanathan’s passing legacy is a vault of world music he ushered into Tamil and south Indian cinema
Caste and the status of the Tamil Brahmin continue to throw up discomfiting questions for the state's intelligentsia.
Meet the new Indian metro mum.
Perhaps the time has come to disallow our men, from the North or the South, to be the spokespersons on Indian culture and womanhood.
The recent attack on Tamil writer Murugesan for his short story on alternate sexuality puts the spotlight on the state’s equation with its transgendered community.
Bharatanatyam’s current exponents create a dance vocabulary all their own
Unlike Bollywood or other regional films, Tamil cinema heroes don't shy away from playing ugly.
A Chennai store fills a gap in geriatric care
Chakravarthy is an expert on ancient temples of Tamil Nadu and wants to launch an iPad version of The Road Less Travelled, his book on the state's temples
The author of I’m Pregnant, Not Terminally Ill, You Idiot! on pregnancy and the Indian woman.
Why does the southerner remain the other for Bollywood?
Ratnam delivers by exacting stellar performances from his cast. But don’t expect his subtlety.
The artist-activist on Our Beautiful Daughters, her exhibition in Delhi
The painter, a Left-leaning-liberal-turned-Mamata-fan, comments on the change in the political and cultural climate in West Bengal
Karan Johar’s commitment to family ties as a subject of his films is well known. It will find an echo in the current movies of Chennai
The pasha of pulp is back to his best
You can't keep the Tamil macho hero down for long. But lover boys bloom in between.
For the believer it is an extravaganza, a voyage into the absurd, the ludicrous and the funny. The doubter can give this a miss.
Camps far away from the city where children interact with rural communities and nature