• Kids,  Lounge

    Science Project – Air cooler

    For last one week my 12 year old son was behind me, to get me to procure items for an Rs.1000 Aircooler he was building. This was for a science project he exhibited in STEM workshop today…

  • Movie Review

    An American in Madras (2013)

    As a Tamilian born several decades after independence every conversation about Tamil cinema with my older generation ends with their praise of yesteryear films like Ambikapathy (1937), Sati Leelavati (1936) in which MGR debuted or Meera…

  • Lounge,  Movie Review

    Kanithan (2016)

    Kanithan (கணிதன்) is about a fraud that destroys the lives of its victims but is less talked in Indian cinema. It’s about forgery of documents, fake degree certificates and identity theft. With such a moving theme…

  • Lounge,  Movie Review

    Aarathu Sinam (2016)

    The trailer for Aarathu Sinam (ஆறாது சினம்) starring Arulnithi has been running in theatres for last few months, setting up the expectation for a good cop thriller. The film is a remake from a…

  • Events,  Lifestyle,  Lounge

    SPIR-IT Summit Chennai

    Few weeks back I got an invite from TIE Chennai for an event called SPIR-IT Summit. First thing that caught my attention was the venue, it was Theosophical Society in Adyar (Chennai), famous as a…