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Articles by Anjana Shekar
Articles by Anjana Shekar
Women in ‘Vada Chennai’ play powerful roles: Director Vetrimaaran to TNM
In this interview to TNM, the director talks about the importance of the game carrom in 'Vada Chennai', its women and his thoughts on the Me Too movement.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 15:36
Why sexuality education for kids needs to move beyond good and bad touch
A panel discussion in Chennai on child sexual abuse and women's safety saw activists and experts break down the stigma associated with it.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 13:24
‘Set up body to address sexual harassment cases in performing arts sector’: Artistes
Popular dancer and actor Swarnamalya Ganesh initiated a public consultation process for the advocacy of redressal in the performing arts.
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 17:52
Meet the goofy animated gorilla that's turning up at all kinds of places in Chennai
Jemma's gorilla tiptoes around sleeping dogs, paints skies with pink-streaked clouds, pole vaults across buildings and enjoys Chennai sunsets.
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 16:43
'Manusangada' review: This film is gut-wrenching in its portrayal of caste
‘Manusangada’ is based on one of the most inhumane practises – of denying someone the right to bury, cremate their kin with dignity on the basis of caste.
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:46
Tamil film industry's last minute show cancellations: What is the reason?
From 'Vishwaroopam 2' to '96', several films have had the morning show cancelled, leaving fans disappointed.
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:39
'Manusangada’ is about a Dalit fighting for proper burial for his father: Director Amshan
The filmmaker talks to TNM about his upcoming film, which is based on the practice of denying those from lower caste groups access to burial grounds.
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 18:11
'Ratsasan' review: Vishnu Vishal shines in an exciting thriller
The film feels like a mix of all the psycho killer films you’ve seen before, but this surprisingly works for it.
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 19:26
'Now who is there for us?' Hundreds mourn death of Chennai’s ‘20 rupees doctor’
Dr Jagan Mohan was famous for charging his patients between Rs 1 and 20, or even free of cost if they could not afford to pay him.
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:47
Poor waste segregation, zero implementation: Chennai’s garbage problem continues
In October 2017, Greater Chennai Corporation mandated source segregation of waste into wet waste and dry waste, before handing it over to the conservancy staff in their respective neighbourhoods.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 19:13