Celebrating a SILVER LEGACY

Global Adjustments celebrated 25 years of Global Friendships at the India Living Awards 2020 held at the Le Meriden, Chennai. As a tribute to India and its times, the evening commemorated living legends from the fields of media, philanthropy, culture, business and sports. The evening was attended by FDI leaders, …

GRANDMASTER’S TRIUMPHANT JOURNEY

Down-to-earth and immensely brilliant, Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand stays true to his roots even after decades of scaling success. Fondly known as Vishy, this multiple World Chess Champion has become a well known name, not just in India but worldwide, for his incredible career. Recently, he released his autobiography, …

INDIA’S KING OF MATCHMAKING

As you enter the Matrimony.com office in Chennai, one thing is certain, you will be greeted by the smiling employees of the company. A great testimony to their leader, a trailblazer himself, Murugavel Janakiraman. Team Culturama met with him at his bustling workplace for a thought-provoking tête-à-tête Ambition, passion and …

A JOURNEY THROUGH colours

Expressing through art comes easy to Araceli Carvajal García-Aznar, a Spanish expatriate, who came to India four years ago with her husband David and child, also named David. Travels through the country in these four years inspired her to start the perfectly titled project, ‘Once upon a pencil’. Araceli shares …

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!

The ABBA makes feet tap and bodies sway even today, says Susan Philip as she reminisces about this ever-popular music band It was in June 1966 that Benny Andersson met Björn Ulvaeus. Benny, who had taught himself to play the piano at the age of 10, was a keyboard player, …

An Inclusive Journey of Music

Between sabhas and matinee halls, Janani Nagarajan catches up with Padma Shri Aruna Sairam and playback singer Haricharan as they prepare for the first-ever Aikya concert in Coimbatore The greatest asset for Indian classical music is that it doesn’t need to have one aesthetic shape. For one, some of the …

Learning, Love, SELF-WORTH & EMPATHY

When you walk into Redwood Montessori, the first thing that will get your attention are the heart-warming and lively artistic works of the students on display. The Montessori was established in 2011 with 11 children and has now become a well-known institution just through word-of-mouth. Hands-on teachers and founders Shankari …

IF WALLS COULD TALK

The Red Fort in New Delhi not only has a historical significance but also is the platform from where the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation on the occasion of the Indian Independence Day on August 15 every year. Susan Philip takes us through the history and memorable moments …

Sculpting Body and Mind

Actor, businesswoman and wellness entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra talks to Swati Amar about how to sculpt the body and mind, her recently launched yoga app – the ‘Shilpa Shetty’ app (for iOS and Android) – and about her various other endeavours You play many roles such as an actor, a …