Monika Monalisa

Drawing delights

Riding high on five releases this year, illustrator Priya Kuriyan speaks to CE about the journey her work takes, from sketch pad to paperback

26 Nov 2020

The right match  

Mostly known for her English songs – original and covers – she does get nervous about singing in Hindi.

25 Nov 2020

Weaving a better tomorrow

Former royals, and celebs like Alia Bhatt and Priyanka Chopra, are pledging support to a city-based handloom organisation in order to help weavers

25 Nov 2020

The right match  

City-based singer Soundarya Jayachandran on crooning her first Hindi song for Netflix’s new show Mismatched, which also features renditions by popular names like Prateek Kuhad and Ritviz 

24 Nov 2020

Match point: Colours of celebration

Take, for instance, this family in the city, who decided to colour-coordinate their outfits to remember the festivals of 2020.

23 Nov 2020

Aabha Hanjura: With a note of positivity

Singer Aabha Hanjura’s new song is a well-timed reminder of paying attention to the good in the world

23 Nov 2020

'Soorarai Pottru': Sky is the limit for Captain GR Gopinath

From being an Army man to an entrepreneur, Captain Gopinath speaks about his life and the events that inspired the latest Suriya-starrer 'Soorarai Pottru'.

23 Nov 2020

Of epic learnings

This city-based storyteller will highlight the many regional versions of Mahabharata

21 Nov 2020

Sutures and stitches

Pinto had a knack for art and craft right from his childhood when he saw his sister doing it.

19 Nov 2020

Hello, Hollywood

Still reliving the experience of acting alongside Alec Baldwin in his debut film, B’luru boy Rohan Gurbaxani is now looking forward to three more Hollywood releases

19 Nov 2020

Going places, one note at a time

These Bengaluru teenagers are making waves as they chart out a musical course

18 Nov 2020

All for puppy love

Celebrities in the city take it upon themselves to help stray animals find a new home

16 Nov 2020

Chasing thrill

Yesterday’s Ghosts has all the elements to keep readers hooked, says Nikhil Pradhan.

11 Nov 2020

Trending now: Subtle and slow 

Following the philosophy of less is more, designers are coming up with sustainable pieces in softer colour palette this festive season 

10 Nov 2020

Spread of joy

From a kaju katli cocktail to a buffet-in-a-box... Here’s how city restaurants are innovating their offerings for Diwali

07 Nov 2020