• Movie Review

    Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)

    Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (துருவங்கள் பதினாறு) is a mystery thriller directed by Karthick Naren. Inspector Deepak (Actor Rahman) is living in a bungalow in Ooty, after loosing his right leg while investigating a psycho murder case five years…

  • Lounge

    Vedaranyam March Remembrance

    This Wednesday I was visiting Trichy (Tiruchirappalli) city, a friend who is lives there who was taking me around pointed to two poorly maintained pillars near Trichy railway junction to tell me they hold historic…

  • Faith,  Travel Review

    Touring Tanjore

    After seeing Chettinad Palace and Kanadukathan on Monday, on Tuesday we went around Tanjore. I have written earlier detailed posts on my visit in 2012 to Thanjavur Palace and Big Temple, so I…

  • Travel Review

    Chettinad Palace & Karaikudi

    After seeing Thirumayam fort we went to Kanadukathan (கானாடுகாத்தான்) to see Chettinad palace, the palatial house of Sri MAM Ramaswamy and family. Chettiyars hail from Chettinad region are a prosperous banking and business community who traveled…