Fathima Ashraf

Biography:

An over-thinker who needs space to sleep and sleep to not space out. A promoter of all things zen and letting people be. In her free time, she\'s either stargazing or having tea. Constantly intrigued but not easily amused, anything too much is not her thing. In love with cameras, colours and compositions, she likes to watch life one frame at a time and hopes to tell stories the best way she can.

#YesWeHaveLegs: These actors are sharing their pictures on Instagram to prove a feminist point

Things took an unexpected and ugly turn when a certain section of social media started hurling abuses at her for apparently 'showing too much skin'.

15 Sep 2020

'Stand-up comedy is extremely powerful when it's local': Karthik Kumar on Comicstaan's Tamil edition

Stand-up comedian Karthik Kumar shares with us how important it is to have programs such as Comicstaan in regional languages, his biggest takeaway from being a mentor and more.

14 Sep 2020

Comicstaan Tamil will reach people who weren't exposed to stand-up comedy: Praveen Kumar

Comedian Praveen Kumar tells us how the show will reach audiences who never followed stand-up comedy before, his takeaways from mentoring the young comics and more.

14 Sep 2020

Vijay Menon's latest short film Intezaar beautifully captures the mundaneness of lockdown life
 

Chennai-based ad film-maker Vijay Menon got inspired by the artwork that was published earlier in July and wanted to make something bigger out of the same concept.

09 Sep 2020

Meet the artist behind the adorable Ghibli X Onam series that's gone viral on Instagram

Take a quick look at Treasa's Instagram feed and you will find Howl and Sophie, clad in traditional Kerala attires and playing in the swing, Chihiro and Haku making pookalam and more.

03 Sep 2020

Onam special: Coolers, curries & custards, these coconut-inspired recipes will blow your mind

From Paal Kozhukattai to Choco Coconut Uttapa, here are 7 coconut-based dishes that you could make at home this Onam season!

24 Aug 2020

Stories from the field: 10 wildlife photographers share their most memorable shot and the moment that led to it

Ahead of World Photography Day, we speak to ten Indian wildlife photographers who share with us their most memorable capture and their stories from the field.

13 Aug 2020

Masala Coffee on upcoming single, experimenting with their sound and working on film music

"We hear of all these brutalities happening around the world and music is our way of expressing what we feel," says Masala Coffee frontman Varun Sunil about upcoming single, Manitham.

10 Aug 2020

International Tiger Day: Nat Geo explorer Malaika Vaz on the joy of tiger spotting and what we can do to conserve them

On International Tiger Day, we speak to Malaika Vaz, who shares her experience with spotting tigers, the role of local communities in protecting them and what we can do to stop hunting and illegal tra

30 Jul 2020

International Tiger Day: 'We should dream and aspire for more than 3,000 tigers,' says conservation scientist Krithi Karanth

On International Tiger Day, we speak to Krithi, who discusses why we should protect our tigers, the impact of the pandemic on wildlife and how we can do our part in conserving them.

29 Jul 2020

When Chai Met Toast's forthcoming album, When We Feel Young deals with happiness, fate, love & belief

After their debut EP, Joy of Little Things (2017) followed by Believe in 2018, the band’s latest offering, May Be I Can Fly comes off as a source of solace to the fans.

24 Jul 2020

DJ Bala's The Sunday Show hopes to spread joy and positivity during the pandemic

The show that goes live on Mixcloud lasts for three to four hours, primarily features classic favourites from the `70s onwards

16 Jul 2020

Shilpa Natarajan's latest single, Haunted addresses trauma and how one deals with it

After Lockdown, Tamil and English versions of Oshi and Day & Night - a collab with Basho, the 32-year-old has now released her latest called Haunted.

17 Jul 2020

Here's why MILI’s latest release Keep The Hope Alive has become a quarantine favourite

MILI's newly-released single Keep The Hope Alive might be just what you need to beat those lockdown blues.

16 Jul 2020

Nrithya Andrews' latest single One Day is all about the 'circle of life'

  Ahead of her performance on INDULGE Saturday Night Insta live Nrithya Andrews gets candid about her new single, One Day

11 Jul 2020

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