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Naomi N

‘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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A FASHION SLOW DOWN!
Remember the time when fashion trends changed on a weekly basis and it was hard to keep up? We were spoilt for choices over teaming bike shorts with blazers, denims over leopard print maxis, boiler suit complete with a bumbag and puff shoulder dresses with...
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A RAINBOW PALETTE
Closets are meant for clothes and not people. But what happens when a person decides to come out into a transphobic society? The life story of Kerala-based celebrity makeup artist, social activist and entreprenure Renju Renjimar is proof that we certainly have a long way...
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YOU HAVE RECEIVED A SEXT…
Abhishek*: ‘What would you like to do if we were alone in a room?’ Girl in the Chat Room: ‘I would like to listen to music and make out with you…’ This is a portion of a sext between Abhishek* (27) (name changed) and his...
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