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'Everyday life is beautiful': Meet self-taught Hyderabadi artist Moshe Dayan

Each of his works displays a brilliant use of colours in the composition and when coupled with the lighting, they stand out from the crowd.

The pagadi makers of Hyderabad: How the festive turbans business is growing in Old City

The streets of Lad Bazaar, most famous for its bangles, are now seeing another growing business: pagadi makers.

Ziro Music Festival: When a quiet valley in Arunachal comes alive with music

The author travelled to Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro Valley to experience this year’s edition, which had Lucky Ali performing the headlining act.

This Kerala artist’s stark black-and-white drawings highlight pollution in our seas

A recipient of the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi award in 2010, Kochi-based artist G Prathapan has done more than 100 works in the series.

Meet Hyd memorabilia artist Anila who has Nani, Tamannaah and other celebs as clients

Anila and her team also specialise in making breast milk and umbilical cord jewellery and memorabilia with ashes for people who have lost their dear ones.

From condom use to dealing with cops: How TN sex workers' collective is helping

The Vadamalar Federation has collectivised about 550 women in the state who voluntarily do sex work for a living.

Dindigul’s unique locks: Unlocking the history of a specialty craft

The product, which recently received the GI tag, is believed to have a history going back at least 400 years.

'Wish to inspire people to celebrate the country': Producer Shailendra Singh intv

Shailendra Singh and music director Mithoon have collaborated to release the song 'One India My India'.

Every person, place is sculpted with a story: Hyd poet Saima Afreen on debut poetry book

TNM speaks to Saima, who is currently working as deputy city editor at The New Indian Express in Hyderabad, about the inspiration behind the collection.

Silk Smitha in Van Gogh’s Wheat Field: Chennai artist creates viral mash-ups

Going by the name ‘Kalakki’, artist Charles Britto’s mash-ups of photos of Tamil film stars superimposed over Renaissance and Realism paintings have gone viral.