Karan Pillai

Biography:

The writer is an avid football fan who writes poems when lazy and has food when busy. Besides writing for Indulge, he also reads up on global affairs and cosmic news, plus everything in between. He likes to buy books that he won\'t read and read newspapers that he needn’t buy (duh!). A Virgo at heart and journalist by design, he wishes to see a world with no guns one day and hopes to write a masterpiece about love - one for the ages.

In virtuous company: Loy Mendonsa on Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy’s Chennai gig for The Shakti Foundation 

Delving deep into their association with The Shakti Foundation, Loy explores the essence of the trio’s camaraderie and the evolution of Bollywood music

13 Feb 2020

Dance of the senses: Titi Robin teams up with Murad Ali Khan and Gulabo Sapera for Khushboo

A bevy of classical instruments and dance forms will converge in this multi-sensory performance by Titi Robin and Murad Ali Khan

06 Feb 2020

Straight from the heart: Amit Trivedi all set to rock Chennai with Indradhanush

Amit Trivedi presents his flagship concert, Indradhanush, in Chennai for the first time

24 Jan 2020

Max ZT on the relevance of the hammered dulcimer and the essence of cross-genre fusion

Brooklyn-based musician Max ZT will be in Chennai to host a masterclass on the hammered dulcimer

24 Jan 2020

Into the shadows: Binder explores one of society's deepest secrets

Binder explores the dark side of the human psyche, in a story by Vijay Tendulkar

23 Jan 2020

Bows on the groove: Violin Nomads to perform in Chennai at Alliance Francaise

Two violinists from entirely different schools of music come together to present an invigorating symphony

16 Jan 2020

Meet the Revolutionaries of Kranti, via the Laal Batti Express

Laal Batti Express propagates the idea of resilience and empowerment through stirring real-life stories

10 Jan 2020

Bharatanatyam manoeuvres meet jazz melodies in this performance by The Amithias Project

Expect a medley of classical music and dance at The Amithias Project’s latest performance

10 Jan 2020

Stagecraft revolution: An insider account of the growth of drama and theatre in Chennai 

We scope the evolution of theatre in Chennai, as the city’s top directors and cultural curators tell us what to look forward to in another decade of masterful productions

26 Dec 2019

Rama Vaidyanathan speaks about being the new convenor of Krishna Gana Sabha’s Natya Kala Conference

As the new Natya Kala Conference convenor, acclaimed classical dancer Rama Vaidyanathan speaks about the importance of developing one’s own identity

19 Dec 2019

Revenge of the Jedi: Daisy Ridley speaks about her training and her co-stars in The Rise of Skywalker

With the release of  Star Wars’ latest instalment, The Rise of Skywalker, we speak with lead star Daisy Ridley, while presenting our pick of some confounding theories and wishful showdowns 

19 Dec 2019

Poets from across India to get together for The Pondicherry/Auroville Poetry Festival

It’s all about ‘Earth Consciousness’ at the second edition of The Pondicherry/Auroville Poetry Festival

13 Dec 2019

Popeye is 'captain planet' in The Little Theatre's 25th Christmas pantomime

The Little Theatre’s 25th Christmas Panto talks climate change and Popeye

13 Dec 2019

Just breathe: This body awareness workshop is just what you need to find balance in life

Priya Kaul’s workshop in Chennai explores the endless possibilities in movement

13 Dec 2019

From Goa to Kolkata and back: The Auroville Theatre Group presents Who Sits Behind My Eyes? 

Franziska Detrez’s play for The Auroville Theatre Group portrays the complications of going back to one’s roots

13 Dec 2019

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