Nandita Ravi

Biography:

When Nandita is not writing about food, cinema, lifestyle and everything awesome, she can be found looking at cat gifs on her phone or baking pies. If there was a parallel universe where she could build an island with just puppies and cupcakes, she would. Also, FYI, Koalas are her spirit animal.

Masterchef India judge Ranveer Brar shares secrets from his kitchen

The Punjabi chef talks about what it takes to be a good chef, the best dish he’s tasted, and why less is always more when it comes to cooking 

19 Jul 2018

Westworld's Evan Rachel Wood gets candid on what to expect from Season 2 of the show 

She also reveals that playing the character of Dolores Abernathy fundamentally changed her life forever

05 Jul 2018

If you look at Xerxes in the graphic novel, you will never think I could be the right actor to play him

A chat with actor Rodrigo Santoro, who plays King Xerxes in the blockbuster hit 300, on juggling multiple accents for Translator, and his upcoming projects

05 Jul 2018

Chennai's Chap Chay has a Thai Food Festival curated by an expat chef who's all about the Joy

From fragrant Tom Kha soup to flavourful yellow curry, this festival reminds us of our favourite Thai food favourites

05 Jul 2018

This newly opened Chennai restobar is serving thayir sadam arancini balls and we're loving it 

From Indian-inspired arancini trios to green chilly spiced hummus, Gourmet Bar’s menu of short eats offers fusion food at its best 

28 Jun 2018

Emma Watson and I used to discuss feminism on set: Poorna Jagannathan

Actress Poorna Jagannathan talks about The Circle, feminism, and the stereotyping of South Asian actors on screen

21 Jun 2018

Zitter Chocolates has kulfi, gulkand, paan fillings that will take you straight to dessert heaven

You don’t need to choose between Indian sweets or chocolates for dessert. Zitter Chocolates offers both, in one tasty bite

21 Jun 2018

Amortela has launched its private label, and here's the good news: It's all organic & sustainable

Amortela's private label, Fiori pays a floral tribute to femininity and sustainability, with its debut resort-wear collection 

21 Jun 2018

I have never opened doors in the industry for my children; their acting careers are self-made

Stellan Skarsgård speaks about waking up and singing in the middle of the night, saying no to nepotism, and his fascination for dark themes

14 Jun 2018

MadrAsian, Chennai's latest Asian restaurant has sustainable interiors and food we cannot stop gushing about

With favourites ranging from laksa and bibimbap to classic chicken satay, MadrAsian serves up Asia on a plate

14 Jun 2018

Even Rajinikanth's fight scene with the umbrella in Kaala is inspired from my father’s life, claims Jawahar Nadar

With scene-by-scene examples, Mumbai-based journalist Jawahar Nadar tells us how the story of Karikaalan in Kaala is actually based on the life of his father S Thiraviam Nadar, also known as Kaala Set

09 Jun 2018

Raw Nature's exclusive grooming products for men are cruelty-free and vegan

From coffee bean beard oils to caramel and cedarwood moisturisers, here’s Raw Nature Company’s exclusive range of grooming products for men

04 Jun 2018

Get your lipstick customised thanks to Chennai's first lipstick parlour, The Custom Lab

22-year-old Swetha Jain makes customised lipsticks based on her clients' needs

10 May 2018

This Indian American actor from The Resident is the hottest doctor on TV right now 

Manish Dayal, who plays Dr Devon Pravesh in The Resident, on how the show is different from other medical dramas, and why his character represents the American dream

10 May 2018

All you need to know about Hawaii Five-0, that's back on the small screen after three decades

An elite police task force keeps the residents of Hawaii safe from crime. Producer Peter M Lenkov tells us what we can expect from Hawaii Five-0

14 May 2018

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