Nishad Neelambaran


An intellectual bug, handsome, smart, witty, sportsperson and fitness freak are things his mom says he can never be. A Keralite, who was born and brought up in Mumbai, but studied in Chennai and then began his career in Hyderabad, he is a cocktail of all the local flavours.

Making of an actor: Sanchita Shetty on how she once refused to act in films

Films were a straight-forward ‘no’ for Sanchita Shetty just 12 years back, who is now a popular name in the Tamil film industry

22 Feb 2018

King of cobras: Romulus Whitaker on venomous snakes and the golden hour of survival

From vipers to kraits, herpetologist Romulus Whitaker speaks about his new show and the golden hour of survival

22 Feb 2018

Now popcorn tubs at Sathyam get a makeover with artworks by differently-abled artists

Kai Rassi in association with Chennai-based design agency Rubecon will present a platform named, Differently Designed 

08 Feb 2018

This theatre group has combined Vikom Basheer's three classic short stories

City-based KP Rajeev brings together three classic short stories by Padma Shri Vaikom Muhammad Basheer in his debut direction

03 Feb 2018

From Pattukkottai to Chennai, this restaurant will make you skip your breakfast

So much food, so little time. You may want to skip breakfast before you hit Pattukkottai Kamatchi Mess 

01 Feb 2018

Mythological Twist: Gowri Ramnarayan's play on personal duties and choices

Gowri Ramnarayan’s play throws  new light on matters of personal duty, and choices people make

30 Jan 2018

Contemporary dance meets graphic illusions in Hakanai

Hakanai brings together dance and technology, hosted by Alliance Française of Madras, as a part of Bonjour India 2018

29 Jan 2018

Under the banyan tree: Celebrating the iconic Kalakshetra arena

Founded in 1936 by Rukmini Devi Arundale, Kalakshetra Foundation has become an iconic symbol of dance, music and painting in the last eight decades

12 Dec 2017

The white-collar goon: Abhishek Banerjee on Ajji

Abhishek Banerjee on how Ajji voices the fight of the poor against the rich and the powerful

23 Nov 2017

Yours truly: Vidya Balan returns as an RJ in Tumhari Sulu

Returning on screen as an RJ after almost a decade, Vidya Balan speaks about working with debutante director Suresh Triveni, her love for saris and why her character Sulu is close to her heart.

17 Nov 2017

Two good to be blue: Kenny Sebastian and Naveen Richard in the house

Comedians Kenny Sebastian and Naveen Richard will be in the city for their new show, Headliners

02 Nov 2017

Kollywood reels: Rajveer Singh on films, Bollywood, Kollywood and more 

Rajveer Singh opens up about films, Bollywood, Kollywood and more 

22 Aug 2017

French twist: V Balakrishnan from Theatre Nisha speaks about his latest venture

‘Sensual, bloody and drunk,’ that’s how V Balakrishnan, founder  Theatre Nisha, likes to describe his next directorial project, Romeo and Jeannette

05 Aug 2017

Master of puppets: Pankaj Tripathi on stereotypes in Bollywood

Known for his hard-hitting roles and power-packed performances, Pankaj Tripathi made his mark in Bollywood with Anurag Kashyap’s 2012 blockbuster, Gangs of Wasseypur

03 Aug 2017

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