Akhila Damodaran

The land of art, craft, beach and the Navy

For a quick getaway, I planned a trip to Vishakapatnam.

19 Jan 2019

Our brands prefer foreign shoot locations: Fashion producer Sid Naidu

Naidu owns Sid Productions, a company that plans shoots for some of the biggest brands in the country.

17 Jan 2019

Binding spirituality and unity through dance

Often, people think of classical dance as boring or uninteresting. Drishti Art Foundation’s 14th national dance festival aims to change this mindset.

16 Jan 2019

A conversation over lunch turned to passion for her

 Natasha Jai Chandra, a Bengaluru-based student is a promising golfer. 

12 Jan 2019

TN man's inspirational journey from daily wage earner to head radiographer 

If you meet the general manager of the radiology department at Columbia Asia Hospital, it’s hard to imagine that Anto Ramesh Delvi D started out as a daily wage labourer.

09 Jan 2019

Beyond Ladakh’s lakes,monasteries and high passes

He tries to capture the panoramic view of the vast landscapes.

09 Jan 2019

Foot soldier marches across India to eradicate begging

The Delhi-based mechanical engineer quit his job in 2017 to plan a campaign that would help him achieve his cause.

07 Jan 2019

Bengaluru Kathak dancer Simran Godhwani crowned Miss Lady Star Universe

Kathak dancer Simran Godhwani underwent six months of intense training in grooming, fitness and the question and answer round.

03 Jan 2019

What if your family member is accused of sexual assault?

Rahil Mehdi, founder of Tessarakt Productions that produced the film, says the film talks about the responsibility of families in such situations.

01 Jan 2019

It’s curtains for Rex, says goodbye with KGF

Rex Cinemas, one of the last few remaining single-screen theatres in the city, bid adieu to its fans for one last time at 10 pm on Monday with the screening of Yash-starrer KGF.

01 Jan 2019

Viewers still message to ask why I quit Crime Patrol: Actor Annup Sonii

Crime Patrol- The Most Thrilling Stories, was a collective idea of Sonii, journalist Oswald Pereira and Westland publication team to write a book that can reach out to more people.

31 Dec 2018

The great Indian binge fest

From crime dramas to psychological thrillers, the past year saw many interesting Indian series, writes Akhila Damodaran.

31 Dec 2018

Shedding new light on Raavan 

The production has been written and directed by writer and film maker Meena Das Narayanan.

25 Dec 2018

City opts to eat, pray, rent this christmas  

This year will mark Adeep Pai’s first Christmas in the city.

25 Dec 2018

‘Ethereal’ work exhibited via metaphorical strokes

Born in 1952, Setty hails from Thirthahalli, Shivamogga district, Karnataka.

19 Dec 2018