Vroom time: Here's a quick recap of the hottest happenings in Chennai last week
Rain or shine, the citizens of Chennai’s don’t slow down, with a week filled with launches, parties and shopping. Getting the weekend off to a great start was the 60th birthday celebrations of Karun Raman’s mother, Shanthi Premraj. It was a packed house at Flying Elephant with the fashion brigade turning up in full force, along with the birthday girl’s friends, both old and new. Meanwhile across town at Express Avenue, there was another gathering of pretty faces with Nikki Galrani launching the all-new Heath and Glow amidst the press, bloggers and fans.
The weekend itself took on a more fitness and adventure feel with ‘Live Fit’, an all-encompassing Fitness festival by Fitkits in Adyar. The call to action was answered by both hardcore fitness enthusiasts, as well as the uninitiated who wanted to try all of the goodness on offer. Rock climbing, kickboxing, animal flow, jiu jitsu, you don’t just name it, you try it too! Simultaneously the annual Duchess All Women Car Rally was underway, with enthusiastic participation and loads of team spirit, kicking off at Savera.
And ending the week on a formal note was a ceremony at The Park where the Indo-Australian Award for Meritorious Service 2019 was presented to Dr Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT by the Indo-Australian Association. Along with heartfelt speeches, the audience was treated to a performance by singer Ujjayinee accompanied by Kishore Sodha on trumpet and Antony Karuna on keys.