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'I am a Tamil-speaking Muslim, I wanted to know my roots'

Yaadhum is a documentary that talks about how Islam spread in South India through trade. The film recently won the Bronze Remi award at the 48th World Fest in Houston. The maker of Yaadhum,......

Jayalalithaa is back as CM, the question is for how long

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supporters perform milk abhishekam to a poster of party general secretary J Jayalalithaa, in Madurai. Photograph: PTI Photo Even as an enthused AIADMK......

How foreign NGOs fuel India's anti-uranium lobby

'We need uranium to fuel our reactors. Our scientists and engineers have been handling uranium safely since 1967. They must not feel disheartened by the activities of well motivated local or......

Hamid Ansari sets to conquer India's last diplomatic frontier

Vice-President Hamid Ansari embarks on an important Latin American visit, heralding that resource-rich continent's importance to India. Nikhil Lakshman reports. Most readers may be too young to......

Is Jagan on his way to a thumping win?

The political fate of former Kadapa member of Parliament Jagan Mohan Reddy and his mother Vijayalakshmi will be decided with the counting of votes on May 13. Vicky Nanjappa takes stock of the......

Things other than the new metro that Chennaiites take pride in

Image: A metro train runs on the tracks after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa flagged off Chennai Metro Rail Limited’s passenger services between Alandur and Koyambedu, in Chennai......

Test career ends, but 'Brand Dhoni' all set for new innings

Mahendra Singh Dhoni dropped a bombshell on Tuesday by announcing his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect, but Brand Dhoni will continue to play a long innings. For one, he will......

5 easy steps to avoid financial stress

The previous article on budgeting for salaried people covered the need for budgeting and removed some myths related to budgeting. It also showed how budgeting can be fun when there is proper......

'Working in Dheepan evolved me as an artist'

Chennai-based theatre artist Kalieaswari Srinivasan was the female lead in the French film Dheepan, directed by the legendary Jacques Audiard (A Prophet). In the picture (left): Kalieaswari......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

PIX: Deepika Padukone's GORGEOUS appearance at Marrakech Film Festival

Deepika Padukone, who upped the ante in onscreen gorgeousness with two consecutive films -- Chennai Express and Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela -- flew to Morocco to attend the 13th Marrakech......

First Look: Mirchi Siva and Priya Anand in Vanakkam Chennai

Kiruthiga Udhayanidh who won the best director award at the Jaipur International Film festival for her short film Life, is ready with her debut Tamil film Vanakkam Chennai Her husband,......

First Look: Vanakkam Chennai

Vanakkam Chennai is Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi's debut film as a director in Tamil. Her husband, Udhayanidhi Stalin, a well-known producer is producing this film under his banner, Red Giant Movies.......

Test cricket losing identity because of commerce-driven T20, says new documentary

A new documentary titled 'Death of a Gentleman' raises fresh doubts about the future of Test cricket and asks if the game is losing its identity in the face of stiff competition from......

Spotted at ISL: Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth and Sachin Tendulkar!

Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth and Sachin Tendulkar. Photograph: ISL The legends descended at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday night. Chennaiyan FC wing-back Bernard Mendy......

Cup Extras: De Villiers has scan on left thigh injury

South Africa's leading batsman AB de Villiers has undergone a scan on his left thigh after picking up an injury during their World Cup win over India, a team spokesperson said. The right-handed......

Vikas ends boxing gold drought

Vikas Krishan ended Indian boxing's 12-year-old gold medal drought in the Asian Games by winning the lightweight (60kg) title but Dinesh Kumar (81kg) settled for the silver after losing in the......

India mesmerises with a glorious Commonwealth Games opener

The 19th Commonwealth Games were declared open on Sunday with a spectacular opening ceremony that could repair some of the damage to India's image after the calamitous build-up to the......
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Mollywood on a downhill course

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Mollywood's disastrous run at the box office continues. Except for Madhuranaranga , the remaining Ramzan... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/mollywood-on-a-downhill-course/article7488105.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Kerala&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
A French Love Tango

Paris Laxmi could feel her heart beating faster. A few minutes into her Bharatnatyam dance performance at the Kerala Kalamandalam at Cheruthuruthy,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/A-French-Love-Tango/2015/08/01/article2950820.ece
Ian McDonald's 'Algorithms' to release this August

Mumbai: After being screened at several international film festivals, 'Algorithms' is now making its way to the Indian theatres. PVR Director's... ...

http://www.ibnlive.com/news/movies/ian-mcdonalds-algorithms-to-release-this-august-1028815.html
Hariharan all praise for Baahubali

Comment · print · T T T+· T- One of the finest works in Indian cinema, says the filmmaker who is all set to helm another big budget... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/hariharan-all-praise-for-baahubali/article7488018.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Kerala&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
Spend it like Beckham

Has the recession had an impact on India's fledgling luxury industry? Youd expect marketers to be nervous ahead of the festive season, but this... ...

http://www.outlookbusiness.com/cest-la-vie/the-good-life/spend-it-like-beckham-1614

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