• Fri, Jun 22, 2018
  • Freddy takes Harley - 'Quinn' for a spin

    Updated: Jun, 22, 201807:00 AM

    This Chennaiite seems to be getting a lot of attention in Europe — everywhere he goes, he can be seen posting pictures of a certain woman (no, not the one he’s married to) and it’s causing quite a...
    Freddy takes Harley - 'Quinn' for a spin
    Freddy Koikaran’s love affair started when Suicide Squad released, and when he found out it was Margot Robbie playing Harley Quinn, “I just died,” is what he said. So everywhere he’s travelling to in Europe, he’s taking pictures of a Quinn doll posing at different places. This hilarious idea has a wellthought out and justified logic — “I just decided to approach this first ever trip to Europe from a different perspective. It’s not as if I’m uploading pictures from Google, I’m personalising them using Harley,” said the Chennai-based creative director of Stagefright Productions.  It’s almost as if the doll is on a trip and Freddy is her personal photographer. “That’s a cute twist to it. But seriously, I just don’t think I’m very photogenic, so I’ve personalised the photos this way. Besides, the amusing glances I get have been fun fringe...
  • Unravelling karna's state of mind Unravelling karna's state of mind
    Updated: Jun, 22, 201806:45 AM

    Indianostrum Theatre’s well-received play Kunti-Karna delves into Karna’s solitude, rather than his legendary stories

  • It’s celebration time for music lovers It’s celebration time for music lovers
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201806:45 AM

    Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is an annual music festival which originated in France in the year 1981. Today, it is celebrated worldwide on the same day in 460 cities - 110...

  • Grandchildren – they are ours but not ours Grandchildren – they are ours but not ours
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201806:30 AM

    The problem arises when they have a difference of opinion on what really is the best. So, what is the best way forward?

  • Sikkim government announces A R Rahman as its Brand Ambassador Sikkim government announces A R Rahman as its Brand Ambassador
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201811:53 AM

    To promote the state’s projects globally, Renowned music composer A R Rahman has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of the Sikkim Government.

  • Honing the theatrical skills of the young Honing the theatrical skills of the young
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201807:30 AM

    The ninth edition of The Little Theatres’ international theatre festival, Little Festival, will be held in the city

  • Pawsome pets: Points to ponder before you adopt pets Pawsome pets: Points to ponder before you adopt pets
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201807:00 AM

    A number of factors should be considered before adopting a pet in India. Willingness to commit and adjust, the size of your home and the kind of weather you have where you stay, are some of the points...

  • Chamber music: Out of the concert hall, into a home Chamber music: Out of the concert hall, into a home
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201806:30 AM

    In the comfort of a rasika’s living room, artistes can perform more freely, say organisers

  • Malvika’s attempt to reclaim the core essence of art Malvika’s attempt to reclaim the core essence of art
    Updated: Jun, 19, 201806:45 AM

    Malvika Jey, an illustrator based in Chennai, started drawing at the tender age of four and since then she was so much attached to the medium. “I’ve been exploring different mediums and styles to...

  • 40,000 shell varieties collected by one man converted into museum 40,000 shell varieties collected by one man converted into museum
    Updated: Jun, 18, 201807:00 AM

    India Seashell Museum in Mamallapuram, is home to some of the rarest species in the world, as well as India’s biggest conch