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Actress Prachi Desai. Photo: PTI
May 4, 2015

Prachi Desai in ‘Rock On! 2’

The gorgeous Prachi Desai who made her large screen debut opposite Farhan Akhtar in Rock On in 2008, has been signed to feature in the film’s sequel, Rock On! 2. An excited Prachi says, “It is a s... »
May 1, 2015
Running on poetry

Dignity and Defiance

In India, May Day is red. The 1st of May marked the day the red flag was pressed into service for the first time. Red is also the colour of strong emotions – the kind that creates common cause amo... »
April 30, 2015

All things Ilaiyaraaja

If you are a fan of Ilaiyaraaja’s music you can now market his music CDs, says A. Muthusamy, audio and DTS sound engineer. His Honey Bee Music Studio, based in Coimbatore, has tied up with Ilaiyar... »
Film maker S.V. Rakul
April 29, 2015

On cloud nine

S.V. Rakul

Director of 'Thoodhu', a short film Debutant film-maker S.V. Rakul is thrilled with the response to the trailer of Thoodhu, his first short-fi... »
May 1, 2015
Hidden Histories

Forging tools of progress

The Coimbatore region is known for its unique agricultural practices. In the absence of round-the-year facilities for irrigation, farmers were dependent on rains and therefore rain-fed cultivation... »
May 1, 2015
Great Shakes

Weighing Falstaff

I have heard Merry Wives of Windsor described as a play about Falstaff in love. Now that is an irresistible marketing line. But I like to read chronologically, so I felt I ought to first re... »
The jalli roti
April 30, 2015

Net benefits

The summer carnival at Vivekalaya school was the last place where I expected a culinary experience. As I wove past the many familiar faces in the festive setting, the one thing that I repeatedly he... »