Chandni U

1400-yr Grandeur Through His Lens

Historian Chitra Madhavan talked the audience through a photo exhibition of Amar Ramesh on Kailasanathar temple, Kancheepuram.

18 Aug 2021

The master of lol and rofl: 'Crazy' Mohan reminisces his 30-year-old career

‘Crazy’ Mohan, reminisces his 30 years in the film industry, his passion for theatre and a hidden talent — as that of a painter

09 Sep 2020

Reel mind real matters

Mental health is a serious issue. And there are many international TV shows that get it right.

12 Apr 2017

Life beyond the eye of A tiger

Naturalist guide Surya Ramachandran says there’s more to a safari than sighting a tiger or a lion, and describes his holistic approach to CE

06 Apr 2017

Reels to help redressal

Victims of sexual harassment (at work) rarely talk about it, much less file a complaint. If they do, they are blamed for it.

05 Apr 2017

Tech gets #autismfriendly

Chandni U compiles a list of technological advancements made specially for people with autism

03 Apr 2017

Jazz-up your evening with Sylvain

If you’re a jazz lover, you’d probably fall in love with anyone who says Miles Davis’ is his inspiration and Stan Getz his influence.

25 Mar 2017

Verses that Slam

Slam poetry is fast catching up in the city and new platforms for the same are coming up

23 Mar 2017

‘Hanuman burning Lanka cracked me up’

Stand-up comic Rajasekhar Mamidanna gave a lighter narration on the Ramayana in the city recently. During a chat with CE after the show, he let it slip that he wants to recreate the life of Jesus Chri

23 Mar 2017

World Poetry Day: Verses that slam

In the past year, events on slam poetry or spoken word poetry have been crowd-pullers in Chennai
City-based poets, who have taken part in these events, share why this is an important trend

21 Mar 2017

No place for women in a man’s world...really?!

From biker Alisha Abdullah to Lady Muhammad Ali aka Thulasi Helen, these women are breaking gender stereotypes

09 Mar 2017

Your words can make them smile

Pen a letter about how you feel and put it in one of the drop boxes that Lonepack has kept at Marina Beach & Sathyam Cinemas.

06 Mar 2017

Cups are the way...Period!

Founders of Boondh, Sonal Jain and Bharthi Kannan, talk to CE about their initiative to encourage women to use menstrual cups

30 Jan 2017

The real Kenny versus reel

Have you ever been curious about how a stand-up comedian’s  life is off stage? It’s definitely not all laugh and giggles......says Kenneth Sebastian, as he lets us take a peek into the world of s

28 Jan 2017

Drinking cold chai for lol’s sake

Be it his chai time sessions, web series Star Boyz or his stand up shows, Kenny has captured many hearts.

28 Jan 2017

A gritty tale of survival & positivity

Padmaja Vasudev’s book is inspired by her sister who had a debilitating illness, and their mother who was her caregiver

26 Jan 2017

Chennai Poromboke Paadal for an environmental cause

Sitting by a flyash environmental crime scene are TM Krishna and other carnatic musicians, crooning a 9-minute paadal in Namma Chennai dialect.

16 Jan 2017

Peek beyond his lyrical notes

Chennai played host to singer Shaan, who was invited for a concert at IIT Saarang on Sunday.

09 Jan 2017

‘Experimenting with food can bring a lot of surprises!’

Hari Gangaram, a 27-year-old Chef de partie at Le Royal Meridien talks about his love for Chettinadu cuisine

29 Dec 2016

Are you ready for a kissalicious New Year?

Did you know that if you don’t kiss at the stroke of midnight on New Year, you risk being lonely the entire year? You may want to pucker up if you believe in such tales.

29 Dec 2016

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