Light Stuff · Travelogue

Celebrating the Chennai Charm!

On 22nd August, Chennai celebrates its birthday. Yesterday was its 373rd birthday. My tribute to this wonderful city! Madras (now Chennai) had always been the stereotype voor for me. Chennai represented all that was South Indian (remember, there was a time, when South Indian was presumed Madras aka Chennai!!) – masala dosai, idly, bharatnatyam, MGR,… Continue reading Celebrating the Chennai Charm!

Book Review · Book Review - Non Fiction

Mesmerising Life of Balasaraswati, Dancer: Book Review

Book:  BALASARASWATI – HER ART AND LIFE Author: DOUGHLAS M. KNIGHT JR. Publication: TRANQUEBAR With the first touch and glance this wonderful book, I knew I was being transported into a different world. What I did not know then, was that I was holding am exquisite piece of precious history that was to reveal to… Continue reading Mesmerising Life of Balasaraswati, Dancer: Book Review