Category: Blive Specials

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Get Set for Books on the Beach, a Festival of Literature and Ideas

Sabin Iqbal, Festival Director, Books on the Beach, in conversation with Meera Nair.

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Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum: Brilliance on Screen

In Thondimuthalum Driksaskhiyum, Pothen introduces new realms of delineating a theme with the aid of interesting premises.

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In a Metro Mood? Time to Thank the ‘Rajarshi’ Who Gave Kochi its First Railway

The Maharaja sold much of his personal jewellery and 14 gold elephant caparisons of the Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple to complete the project.

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Flippant Theatres Spell Doom for Good Films: Film Maker Jayan Vannery

Ma Chu Ka was among the 10 films that vied for the Best Film at the National Awards.

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Arboretum in Kochi! What, on Earth, is That?

The Arboretum in many ways represents a golden dream of a greener world.

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Heralding a New Visual Language; Ma Chu Ka is a Stunner of a Flick

Kollywood actor Pasupathy leaves you flabbergasted with his stunning performance.

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Faces the Monsoon Caressed

It's 30 years since Alexander Frater went chasing the Monsoon and wrote about it.

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Re-enacting a Theatre Doyen on Stage

Santhosh’s nimble transition from one character to another on stage, a hallmark of one-act plays, is breathtaking.

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Monsoon, Ahoy!

As India prayed for a good monsoon, the church choir sang that Anglican hymn which encapsulated the thought of all Indians.

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Careful: A Smooth Ride Skittled by Weird Fancy

VKP’s film veers off the track, sullying the good intention of the tale.