Articles by Saradha U

Tamil film songs mostly idealise women as pure, beautiful, kind and tender or demonise them as gold-diggers, too ‘modern’ or callous heartbreakers. This is what women lyricists have disrupted with their writing.
Saturday, January 29, 2022 - 11:43
From using recyclable and reusable packaging to sourcing local ingredients, here’s how food brands, both large and small, are making their businesses sustainable.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 11:51
Martial arts practitioner and bodybuilder Abheesh’s videos, which are strikingly similar to Tovino’s superhero stunts from ‘Minnal Murali’, went viral online after the release of the film.
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 12:35
In an interview with TNM, Megha Rao talks about the world of her book ‘Teething’, its characters and plot, her process and relationship with the craft, and more.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 11:45
The calendar for 2022-23 features the artworks made by Tamil queer artists that reflect on the lives of members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 13:10
Speaking to TNM, the crew of Tamil film ‘Maanaadu’ and Telugu web series ‘Kudi Yedamaithe’ shares insights on how the pre-production and production of the time-loop projects took shape.
Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 14:29
In the wake of the ‘Meendum Manjapai’ campaign launched by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, we revisit how the vibrant yellow-coloured bags have been an essential part of Tamil households.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 13:11
Cofounded by scientists Dr Karishma S Kaushik and Snehal Kadam, the science outreach programme, Talk To A Scientist, is open to children from the age group of 6 to 16.
Monday, December 27, 2021 - 17:17
Spanning over 15 to 20 minutes, each episode in the PenQueen series aims to deconstruct myths around women in different professions.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 18:53
This December, the Chennai air is once again filled with musical notes from its Margazhi concerts, but are things slipping back to normalcy as hoped?
Monday, December 20, 2021 - 19:42