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Catching up with Rinku Rajguru

Three years after her breakout role in Sairat, the young actor talks about staying a student even while taking on new projects, her love for reading and playing a politician in Kaagar

Memorabilia for the dramatic soul

From time to time, it becomes quite imperative to clear out the book shelves and rearrange the personal library. There is dust and insects to contend

On the right track

All women-band, Ladies Compartment believes their music is much like the city they are based – a melange of diverse cultural influences

The journey of a therakoothu artist, narrated in therakoothu

Theatre Akku’s play, Adavu, brings therukoothu to the cities

Ricky plays the piper for the planet

A nominee for the SDG Action Awards this year, Ricky Kej talks about how children are our hope for the planet’s future

He switched screens

Popular television anchor, news reader Rehman Hassan is out to conquer the big world of films with Gara

The journey so far...

With Avengers: Endgame almost upon us, a look at the evolution of the original members of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

Love thy neighbour, love your music

Support our musical traditions, our love for life and freedom

Lil Dicky brings stars to Earth

Along with a horde of celebrity-singers, Lil Dicky offers a song that celebrates the planet

Prince Rama Varma offered a treat much more than a concert

Rama Varma packed his Swati Tirunal tribute with information and insight

SPIC MACAY’s ‘Music in the Park’ series comes to Chennai

The SPIC MACAY-SRF collaboration is bringing eminent musicians to perform at places accessible to the common man in Chennai

Kids made good use of hasya rasa

‘Thuru Thuru Tenali Raman,’ staged recently, was a unique idea that was not well-delivered

‘Masala entertainers mostly stick to a formula’: Udaykrishna

Udaykrishna, scenarist of Madhura Raja and Pulimurugan, on what goes behind scripts that play to the gallery

WCC to empower, educate and enrich women in cinema

A two-day WCC meet beginning today in Kochi focusses on career advancement, craft enrichment and equal working spaces

When love triumphed

A recital of Nalacharitham Day IV in Thiruvananthapuram had sterling performances by seasoned actors

Stan Lee cameos to be compiled by Marvel as a special video

Marvel Studios is paying homage to comic book legend Stan Lee by compiling all the behind-the-scenes video of his numerous cameos in Marvel Cinematic

Manjari Chaturvedi’s courtesan trail continues

Manjari Chaturvedi pieces together the missing link in Kathak’s history through her project on courtesans

'Avengers: Endgame’s Kollywood connect

30 characters. 21 movies. 10 years. One epic conclusion. And Kollywood has a role to play

‘Ikkayude Shakadam’ is a tribute to actor Mammootty, says director Prince Avarachan

The director says Ikkayude Shakadam, which is set to release on May 3, is an experimental film packaged as a fantasy-comedy

How Lakshanagrantas and Tamil texts are relevant to dance

Artistes and scholars at the NatyAmrita Manthan seminar elaborated on the holistic approach to the art form

I have no qualms about doing any role, says Tovino Thomas

The Mollywood actor speaks about his philosophy of acting and how he juggles a number of projects seamlessly

The making of a Yakshagana pagade

With smooth rhythmic movements, the artiste gets the head-gear ready

Straight from the heart

Panchatantra and Padde Huli are on a downhill, but Jersey is a film with conviction

Tiring and boring

In Black Summer, the zombies just run around with blood shooting off their mouths. They don’t look scary; they look stupid

A floor test

Eleven dancers showed their commitment to learning by volunteering to be examined by a panel of experts at the recent Nruthya Rangoli Festival

'Avengers: Endgame' quiz: Are you an MCU expert?

Ten years and 22 movies — that’s how long Marvel has been planning this epic conclusion to their Infinity War saga. Have you watched all the movies in the lead up to Avengers: Endgame? How well do you know the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Take our Endgame special quiz to find out!

Body, mind, move

Geeta Chandran explains how mentoring at Natya Vriksha helps her conduct the World Dance Day festival

Dedicated to a musical genius

VR Dileepkumar presented a bouquet of compositions by Swathi Thirunal on the king-composer’s birth anniversary at a concert in Thrissur

Krishna, the emissary of peace

Thespian Ammannur Kuttan Chakyar gave a scholastic presentation of Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri’s ‘Bhagavathdhooth’ over 21 days at an event in Irinjalakuda

‘When a musician hits a false note, I will not compromise’

Jerry Amaldev blended melody and orchestration to create impeccable compositions that have stood the test of time

Curtains to come down on ‘How Cow Now Cow’

The last two shows will be staged at Shoonya this weekend

Summer gone dry in Kollywood

The April 26 weekend, considered the best time to release a film, will unfortunately see no major Tamil films

Consulates to host screening of Son Rise

Documentary highlights ordinary men’s fight to bring change in status of women

Netflix wins Oscars cinema rule battle

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle Reuters April 24 (Reuters) - In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming serv

Karan Johar’s period opus flops

A massive budget and ensemble star cast couldn’t sell enough tickets to save Kalank from failure

‘Acting gives me a tremendous high’

Actor Shefali Shah on the success of Delhi Crime, responsible parenting and living the character

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