Of Thayir saadhams, Pazhams & Mandais – THE PROUD CLAN by Archanaa

Blog post by Archanaa Kumar My school did not allow non-vegetarian to be brought in the lunch box (I am so glad), but then there were varieties of food packed in that small steel dabba and strong pungent smells of poondu, masala would float around between 12:20pm and 1 pm. Not that I disliked those… Read More Of Thayir saadhams, Pazhams & Mandais – THE PROUD CLAN by Archanaa

The Juggernaut by Ravi Subramanian

Puzhayoru Poonoolaay Malakale Punarunnu… Upanayanam Cheyyum Ushassinu Kaumaaram… One of my all-time favourite Malayalam songs – a beautiful composition in Mayamalava Gowla, but more importantly, it is pictured in Kalpathy, my ancestral village. Nestled on the banks of the Kalpathy river, this quaint little village, 3 km from Palakkad gives us an impression that time has skipped by it. The afternoon sun beats down on the paved roads.… Read More The Juggernaut by Ravi Subramanian

The TamBrahm-Bong Kalyanam-Bibaha by Venkatraman

Blog post by Venkatraman Subramaniam Disclaimer: TamBrahms are also like Kamal Haasan from Viswaroopam – “I am a hero, I am villain!” This post highlights both the sides of namma manusha. All characters and events depicted in this post are NOT entirely fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is NOT coincidental.… Read More The TamBrahm-Bong Kalyanam-Bibaha by Venkatraman