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Articles by Anjana Shekar
Articles by Anjana Shekar
Wrote the character keeping Vijay Sethupathi's son in mind: 'Sindhubaadh' director Arun
The 13-year-old is acting as a thief with his real life father Vijay Sethupathi who plays the film's lead.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 14:03
How a TN couple making serial light cut-outs is training women to turn entrepreneurs
Ashok, a cut-out creator from Tirunelveli district, has trained over 200 women over two year in fixing serial lights for cut-outs, helping them make it a livelihood.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 18:41
Madras HC rules in favour of Ilaiyaraaja, says he holds rights over his compositions
The Court was hearing a civil suit filed by the composer in 2014 asking to restrain Malaysia-based music label Agi Music and others from monetising his songs without his permission.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 08:03
This Chennai teen animal activist plans on selling his family's house to build a shelter
18-year-old Sai Vignesh is hoping to open a safe shelter for sick animals to be cared for and a place abandoned pets can call home.
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 15:17
Forget kothu parotta or chilly parotta, if you’re in Madurai try the bun parotta
This Madurai special traces its origin to a roadside eatery that was started in the early ‘90s.
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 14:39
Bending gender roles, exploring sexuality: How Tamil web series are changing norms
From reversal of gender roles to gay love, here's a detailed look at how Tamil web series are challenging mainstream norms set by cinema.
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 08:03
A love for words: Writer Poomani on his books, translation, and film adaptations
37 years after 'Vekkai' was first published, the book is being translated into English and also adapted for the screen as Vetrimaaran-Dhanush's 'Asuran'.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:58
Madurai's Prema Vilas alwa: The story of the city's 65-yr-old sweet shop
Although Thirunelveli Iruttu Kadai alwa precedes it by its world-famous reputation, Madurai’s Prema Vilas has plonked itself on a sweet spot in a city that’s famed for its meat delicacies.
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 12:26
Private tankers association temporarily call off strike in Chennai
Close to 5000 water tankers that supply water to Chennai had decided to go on strike starting May 27.
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 12:05
'Lisaa' review: The horror of sitting through a boring horror film
Perhaps it is time for us to question why filmmakers choose the already wrung-dry horror genre, cast a woman actor as its lead and completely squander a promising one-liner.
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 18:29