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Naomi N

SCALING HIGH
Overnight fame can change your life and who knows it better that Bjorn Surrao? ‘Master the Blaster’ song from the hit film Master had scores grooving to it for months. The song set records on streaming Apps and on Youtube and is rumoured to be...
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HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?
The lockdown seduced many into newfound health routines, including taking up social media inspired fitness challenges. However, certified fitness trainers say the trend is dangerous. The recent deaths of two popular celebrities allegedly because of vigorously working out has raised a volley of questions and...
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A LOVE AFFAIR WITH WALLS
Walls, pillars and facades beckon Jagruti Gulechha, asking her to create art on these surfaces. What started off purely as a passion and hobby has become a profession, giving life to over 146 walls. She talks to Provoke Magazine on her journey so far. Tell...
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FLIGHT OF PASSION
Foraying into the field of arts, like acting, always means an element of financial risk as it is a game of hits and misses. Founder and CEO of Vaayusastra Aerospace Private Limited, Jagadeesh Kanna, had two dreams since childhood: aircrafts and movies. Coming from a...
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‘WEIGHING’ OUR THOUGHTS, NOT BODY
E or a girl, a wedding dress is also a dream dress. Just the way a famous designer once described it as an “embodiment of a dream come true”. However, for many Indian brides, finalising on the wedding trousseau can also be a nightmare. The...
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MAN WITH A PLAN
Over a decade ago, Unni Mukundan took the Malayalam film industry by storm making an entry with his good looks, ripped abs and a boyish smile. His entry deserves a mention, simply because, a well-chiselled body, like his, was uncommon in the Malayalam industry. Cut...
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TO LOVE AND UNLOVE, IN THE TIME OF CORONA
War, calamities or a pandemic can have a significant impact on how a person views love, dating or a fleeting romance. Love is usually associated with flowers, chocolates, fancy dinners or just waiting to meet your significant other. While a global pandemic cannot diminish the...
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A THEATER STORY
More than 1,500-odd cinema screens across Tamil Nadu are under lock and key, plunging the entertainment industry into an acute financial and creative decline. Pre-corona, the Tamil Nadu industry worked at a brisk pace churning out 200 movies in a year, now, numerous films from...
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MIND YOUR MIND
At a time when India is being warned about an impending third wave of coronavirus, mental health experts warn about the long-standing affect the ongoing pandemic has on our sanity. As Dr Vasanth Renganathan, Consultant Psychiatrist in Chennai, says, ‘Mental health issues today are a...
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SCHOOLING OUR SCHOOLS
The school education system in Chennai appeared fractured when it failed to protect students from abuses of all kinds, by their teachers. The recent #MeToo allegations against several teachers on sexual harassment opened a can of worms. The incident led to widespread outcry, including citizen...
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