Culture and Lifestyle

Girls of the 'Mahabharata': Writer Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan on her new book series

In this interview, the once controversial blogger speaks about her choices for the book series, her takes on the 'Mahabharata' and Sabarimala.

Dance, music and cinema come to life at 16th edition of SIES Nerul's Frames

Frames is India's largest undergraduate film festival and is a 3-day fest that started on 10th January.

Kerala and Bengaluru bands team up for grand show on a brief history of musical time

The show, to be held in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, will chart the course of music from the Vedic chants of 3,000 years ago to the music of 21st century Kerala.

Reuniting friends, reliving innocence: How school reunions are a trip back in time

These are the stories of a few reunions, some reminding you of the film '96', when those that split as teenagers met again as grandmothers, when boys turned into dads and relived a time they most loved.

Madras Art Guild, a month-long program aiming to enthuse the art lover in you

Madras Art Guild is a month-long art program envisioned and executed by VR Lifestyle Centre, Chennai.

Lights, camera, action: SIES Nerul to host 16th edition of Frames from Jan 10

This fest is India's largest undergraduate film festival which gives amateur filmmakers a platform to portray their vision to film lovers.

The making of 'Magizhchi': Composer Tenma on The Casteless Collective's first album

TNM got in touch with Tenma, the band's producer and arranger, on their latest songs, their journey so far and what awaits the 19 member band.

Music director Bijibal directs short film based on late wife’s story

Santhi, Bijibal’s late wife, had written a story called ‘Sundari’ when she was in school, and had won a prize for it.

The sound of music: Meet Rama Varma, the man behind Thiruvananthapuram's Swathi Festival

The Swathi Music Fest is put together by Rama Varma, a descendent of the legendary Swathi Thirunal, and begins on January 4.

Of dance and deities: The history of North Chennai's Thiruvottiyur Thyagaraja temple

The tour was organised as part of the 38th Natya Kala Conference convened by Srinidhi Chidambaram and was led by historian and writer V Sriram.