All stories by Divya Nair
Neelavelicham Review: A Visual TreatRediff.com7 days ago
The lyrical beauty of the songs, the exceptional frames that bind beauty and poetry make Neelavelicham a near-perfect tribute to the legendary writer who marvelled at imperfection and despised grammar as much as he hated his writing being edited, observes Divya Nair.
Recipe: Divya's Kerala KootuRediff.com24 May 2023
Kerala Kootu is best enjoyed with steamed rice, but also goes well with rotis or crisp dosas.
Why 2018 Is The 'Real' Kerala StoryRediff.com15 May 2023
Kindness and compassion is all you need to survive and build your life. And that is what makes 2018's Kerala story so relevant, notes Divya Nair.
10 Classic Tamil Films On OTTRediff.com9 May 2023
Divya Nair makes a list of Tamil films you must watch at least once. The good news is that they're on OTT right now.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story Review: Entertaining!Rediff.com5 May 2023
The latest season of Bridgerton takes a bolder view at handling troubled relationships and marriages as it teases displeased viewers from the previous season with enough fodder to last until the next season, feels Divya Nair.
Varisu Review: Packed With Vijay Magic!Rediff.com11 Jan 2023
This is a film written for an audience that thrives on Vijay's stardom and it satisfies them thoroughly, observes Divya Nair.
Ariyippu Review: Must See DramaRediff.com29 Dec 2022
Ariyippu is not a movie where you ask for a happy ending and you are served it on a platter. As situations change, the central characters conceal and display their vulnerability as any other real-life couple, observes Divya Nair.
Half Pants Full Pants Review: Memorable!Rediff.com20 Dec 2022
Half Pants Full Pants will instantly warm your heart, Divya Nair tells us.
Worried About Losing Your Job?Rediff.com20 Dec 2022
The first step to keeping your job safe, experts tell Rediff.com's Divya Nair, is understanding why layoffs happen.
Wonder Women Review: Must Watch!Rediff.com21 Nov 2022
What makes Wonder Women brilliant is the breeziness of the events and issues it tackles without delving on it too much or surrendering to it completely, observes Divya Nair. Wonder Women Review
Yashoda Review: Big Let DownRediff.com12 Nov 2022
There is nothing exceptional in the plot that will blow your mind away, warns Divya Nair. Yashoda Review
Diwali Recipe: Divya's Poha ChivdaRediff.com21 Oct 2022
A savoury snack for Diwali of fried rice flakes, roasted lentils, peanuts and spices.
Hush Hush ReviewRediff.com23 Sep 2022
Hush Hush starts on a mysterious note that sustains our curiosity for the first few episodes. Then it veers off in different directions aimlessly, notes Divya Nair.
Recipe: How To Make RasamRediff.com13 Sep 2022
Rasam is my Amma's go-to solution for all ailments, be they a cold, cough, fever or a headache.
'Entrepreneurship isn't a game of roulette'Rediff.com1 Sep 2022
'To set up a successful business, one must have a solution to an existing problem or a better way of addressing the current solution.'
'Mentors are your GPS to success'Rediff.com1 Sep 2022
'Remember to pick a mentor, with whom there are one or two degrees of separation.' 'Any more than that, you are wasting time.'
Criminal Justice 3: Adhura Sach ReviewRediff.com26 Aug 2022
Criminal Justice 3: Adhura Sach is watchable for Pankaj Tripathi's brilliant portrayal of Madhav Mishra, observes Divya Nair.
'Love is a powerful, life-saving, drug'Rediff.com23 Aug 2022
'My father is a postman. My mother is a homemaker. No one in my family had studied medicine.' 'I wanted to be the first doctor in my family so I could listen to people like me and help them feel better about themselves,' says Archana Vijayan, an MBBS student with a disability, who was initially denied admission into medical school, even after passing the NEET twice.
'I have better things in life than money, but not health'Rediff.com14 Aug 2022
'God has given me everything -- wealth, success, a good wife and good friends. I wish He gives me good health.'
Malayankunju ReviewRediff.com12 Aug 2022
Malayankunju is a coming-of-age survival drama that has its heart in the right place, notes Divya Nair.