Sanjay Leela Bansali, somewhere, mentioned Shakespeare for inspiring Bansali with his Romeo- Juliet. I think he should also have thanked Habib Faisal. For the ones who cannot recollect Habib Faisal, he was the writer-director of the Political Love Hate Saga Ishaqzaade. Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (Ram-Leela hereafter), to me, seemed like Ishaqzaade taken from some rusty land of darkness and […]

Silicon Valley, the Hollywood for entrepreneurs, is an inspiration to cities and countries all over the world. Every country worth its proverbial tech salt, has tried to recreate valley-esque surroundings for startup companies to flourish. Some have succeeded and a vast majority of them have failed. India, arguably has its own Silicon Valley in Bengaluru, […]

  DICTION   It is the innate ability of my Malayali ancestry to rival English language, like an Englishman that compels the ghost of William Wordsworth to change color from pale white to buffalo green. While the poor Brits spewed through their stiff upper lip, constipating generations of Union Jack oratories, the Malayali chettan let loose from […]

Sitting in science class as a child, we learned about incandescent light bulbs and Thomas Edison, while the tube lights flickered overhead. These fluorescent lights were the future. Rajeswari Kannan grew up thinking about the energy spectrum and how to use visible light. As a child, she was fascinated with sound and light and how […]

United Breweries in partnership with the Alapatt Group launched Heineken beer in Kerala in July 2013. In an email interview with The Kochi Post, Joe Alapatt, Managing partner at Alapatt Group, shared with us on what it takes to introduce an international beer brand in Kerala. About the Heineken brand and why Malayali beer drinkers […]

Deep oceans envelop us in the dark. We swim in shallow waters of majestic light blue. Animals change shape, color, and texture to camouflage themselves then suddenly reveal their true nature as we all sit riveted on the first morning of the annual INK2013 conference, held October 25-27, in Kochi, India. With the third most […]

So all’s well that ends well, or so they say. I think not! The matter in question of course is the recent scandal of a top Malayali actress being  groped by a man in high power. We all saw the visuals, heard various debates, made our own judgements and some of us even voiced our […]