Shevlin Sebastian

Reminiscing his resplendent era

Kathakali legend Gopi made the biggest impact when he teamed up with the late Kottakkal Sivaraman who acted as his heroine in many plays, and maestros such as Sankaran Embranthiri and Hyderali.

22 Jun 2017

In Praise of the almighty

Sufi singer Ashraf Hydroz, who performed recently at the Kochi Muziris Biennale, talks about the art form

20 Mar 2017

The journey of a pharmacy student

Author Nikita Singh talks about her motivations and her latest novel Every Time It Rains.

18 Mar 2017

Saving young lives through surfing

Belgian  Jelle Rigole runs the Kovalam Surf Club for less privileged youths. He talks about his 

18 Mar 2017

Digital is everywhere

Urban planning expert Charles Landry talks about the impact of the digital world and the need for new spaces in cities, while on a recent visit to Kochi

11 Mar 2017

Mini masterpieces

A smaller version of graphic artist Orijit Sen’s 246-foot long mural on Punjab is on display at Kochi Biennale.

10 Mar 2017

A figurative look at life

When Anubhuti art gallery owner Helga Peeters of Belgium invited compatriot Nico Vaerewijck to showcase his work at Jew Town, the latter was zapped.

07 Mar 2017

Searching for equilibrium

In Sudha Menon’s book, ‘Devi, Diva or She-Devil - The Smart Career Woman’s Survival Guide’, women talk about how they try to balance marriage, motherhood and a career

04 Mar 2017

A symphony of redemption

Every morning when Poulose Kuyiladan would take his five-year-old autistic son George to school, he faced a problem.

25 Feb 2017

A watery touch to an idyllic paradise

Around 350 families comprising 1,000 people live on this 4-km long and 1-km wide island.

25 Feb 2017

In pole position

Jinu Joy talks about his experiences as a pole performer and his foray into Mollywood

25 Feb 2017

An artistic fusion

When Alexander Gorlizki wanted to bring a one-foot tall wooden tree, from Jaipur to Kochi, for security reasons, airport authorities insisted that he had to leave the top uncovered.

22 Feb 2017

A riot which did not happen

Director Basil Joseph talks about his experiences in the upcoming film, ‘Godha’ as well as  Kunjiramayanam’

22 Feb 2017

Protecting their hallowed ground

Even as the tiny Jewish community in Kochi renovates their cemetery, there are fears that part of the sacred ground will be taken away for road expansion

21 Feb 2017

His palette au naturel

The unusual aspect of Sadanandan’s work is that he uses natural colours.

18 Feb 2017