Praveena Parthiban

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An ardent foodie, overthinker and hopeless romantic, Praveena loves venturing out into the city and exploring all that life has to offer, be it for work or for leisure. Since sloths are her spirit animal, she also has an equal amount of passion, if not more, for sleep. When she isn\'t working, she will be spotted going on night drives, having deep conversations or reading Harry Potter for the hundredth time like it\'s the first.

We have our first English track in the works: Masala Coffee band on their upcoming projects

At the time of their performance in Chennai, Masala Coffee talk to us about their journey and new projects brewing, including their first ever English song

31 Jan 2023

The Devis return: The New Indian Express’ Devi Awards are back, this time in Chennai, to honour dynamic women achievers

After making a fabulous comeback in 2022 at Kolkata following a break of two years, the Devi Awards will be held this year in Chennai

26 Jan 2023

Vijay Menon’s directorial debut, Njaan Ippo Entha Cheyya explores two youngsters’ turbulence during lockdown

Starring Abhimanyu Gautham and Deepa Thomas in the lead roles, the film is touted to be a dark comedy

06 Jan 2023

‘A true gentleman with an amazing civic sense:’ Model-turned-actor Vishwanath PU on working with ‘Thala’ Ajith for Thunivu

Vishwanath would be playing the role of an army officer in H Vinoth’s upcoming thriller Thunivu, starring Ajith Kumar and Manju Warrier

06 Jan 2023

‘None of the actors know who the real killer is:’ Ponniyin Selvan-I actor Arjun Chidambaram on his upcoming thriller, Kolai

Arjun, who was last seen as Varagunan in Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan-I, has several exciting projects in his kitty including Kolai starring Vijay Antony and Ritika Singh, Aneethi, and The Village

06 Jan 2023

Indigenous folk dances, lively music and more: The 23rd Hornbill Festival in Kisama, Nagaland was a coming-together of several tribes

Held at the Naga Heritage Village in Kisama near Kohima between December 1 and 10, 2022, the festival turned out to be a plethora of new experiences

23 Dec 2022

If you liked Drishyam 2, here are five other mystery thrillers you might enjoy:

From Memories to Anjaam Paadhira, check out our list of hair-raising, exhilarating investigative mysteries below

30 Nov 2022

Indulge Chennai turns 15: From Aravind SA to Alexander Babu, here are stand-up comedians from this city who are making a mark globally

We’ve had a variety of Chennai-based comics who started from humble beginnings and are now making a mark across the world, thereby putting Chennai on the global comedy map

24 Nov 2022

RIP KK: From Tadap Tadap to Appadi Podu, here are some of the singer's biggest hits

KK was performing at Nazrul Manch in Kolkata for Gurudas College’s fest on May 31 and reportedly collapsed during the concert

01 Jun 2022

Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay in Puducherry offers a sumptuous Sunday brunch spread

This brand new restaurant serves up a Franco-Tamil brunch every Sunday

30 May 2022

“A lot of us used to think Kashmir was paradise,” says The Kashmir Files writer Saurabh M Pandey

The writer of the much-talked about The Kashmir Files discusses the research that went into the making of the film

05 Apr 2022

Celebrate International Women’s Day over the next one week with these events in Chennai

The idea that women are celebrated on one day only for all their achievements and struggles in an entire year has long been contested

09 Mar 2022

Chocolate festivals, Margazhi banquets, stand-up comedy shows: Chennai offers plenty of exciting activities for you this weekend!

Zuka’s five-day Annual Chocolate Festival, a performance by rock band RJD at Black Orchid restobar, Flavvours of Margazhi fest at The Westin Chennai Velachery are some of the things you can do here

16 Dec 2021

Beer & kebab fests, rock ‘n’ rolls gigs, holiday pop-ups and more: Chennai offers plenty of activities for you to enjoy this weekend

This week, we have a concert by the A26 band from Goa, a Beer and Kebab Festival at Mercure Chennai, Pehnava’s Holiday Edit at Amethyst and more

02 Dec 2021

Chettinad food fests, lifestyle pop-ups, live gigs and more: These events in Chennai will guarantee a fun weekend

Look forward to weekly updates on the exciting happenings in Chennai

12 Nov 2021

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