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 …

Oneness through music – Aikya in Coimbatore

Closing 2019, Global Adjustments achieved a milestone – taking Aikya, the Chennai fundraiser concert for a cause, to a second city. Aikya enthralled hundreds of esteemed citizens of Coimbatore for the first time. The industrial leaders of Kovai have always inspired us with their hard work combined with gentle humility. …

‘Maed’ of MUSIC!

Anurima Das got up close and personal with social media influencer, Mae Mariyam Thomas, who is creating waves with her award-winning and one-of-a-kind Indie music podcast ‘Maed in India’ They impact cultures, they pulsate discussions, and they click with sensibilities. They are the influencers! These opinion makers have become today’s …

When art speaks up

For centuries, art has been an integral part of Indian culture. With more remarkable art shows making a splash, there is a new wave of art curators who are taking the art scene in the country by storm. Swati Amar speaks to some of the prominent art curators in India …

INDIA shines at 71

On January 26, India will celebrate its 71st Republic Day. The Constitution of India, which came into effect in 1950, replaced the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. This specific date was chosen because it was on January 26 in 1930 that the Declaration of …

We Are All Teachers

Eknath Easwaran talks about how every elder plays the role of a life coach in a child’s life All of us, whether we like it or not, are in the role of teacher to those around us every waking hour of the day. This is especially clear in our relationships …

Beautiful bits of INDIA

Susan Philip goes on an artistic journey to cherry pick crafts from the North, East, Centre, West and South of India that make our country unique and exceptional. Some of these are well-known, others not so much, and in danger of dying out. Together we take a look at some …

From MOHANDAS To MAHATMA

Born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi grew up with values that would not only lovingly give him the title of babuji one day but also make him a role model for world leaders across generations. Susan Philip takes a look back at the moments that …

Different strokes of Navaratri

Navaratri is celebrated universally by Hindus, and the events around the festivities are captured to appeal to our senses. Meera J Pillai takes you on a journey through the beauty of the nine-day festival that is celebrated annually in September/October Splashes of colour, sumptuous food, stories that evoke bravery and …