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Vinitha Venkatesha

SPOT THE LAZY LEOPARD IN CHENNAI
Exotic ingredients:Fermented dough, freshly made Mozzarella, Burrata, Ricotta, Mascarpone, imported San Marzano tomatoes and black garlic. They also make their own Peri Peri spice mix, hot sauce and pesto sauce. Best in Pizza:Cottage Basilico Herbed Paneer, Queen Margherita and Aglio E Menta Must try:Aubergine Involtini,...
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WHO WILL SAVE PALLIKARANAI MARSH?
In 1972, the Pallikaranai marshland spanned 13,500 acres, but it has now shrunk to 1,200 acres. The government has been using this critical area, known as the liver of Chennai, as a dumpyard, receiving about 6,000 metric tonnes of garbage daily. A survey submitted to...
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A CULINARY ADVENTURE
Masterfully crafted by the visionary duo of Executive Chef Saravanan and Satya Murthy, Madras Kitchen Company, MKC, situated within The Westin Chennai Velachery, is a beacon of innovation in the realm of Indian and Asian gastronomy. Drawing inspiration from Madras’ storied past, the new menu...
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MOMFLUENCE: ARU NAYAR MANI
How has motherhood influenced your approach to your work as a business owner and influencer?Motherhood has taught me to be a better person, to be kinder, and to appreciate the little things. It has helped me understand people better and their problems too. Balancing career...
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BEHIND THE LIMELIGHT
What drew you to acting, and how did your father, Nassar, influence your decision to pursue this career?When I was much younger, around 13 years old, I had the opportunity to accompany my Dad to film sets and dubbing theaters. This experience ignited my passion...
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CHECKMATING TRADITION: HOW PRAGGNANANDHAA IS CHANGING THE GAME
Beyond the chessboard, who is Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa? Tell us about your passions, hobbies, and how you like to spend your free time.I enjoy playing other sports like badminton and table tennis. Additionally, I like to unwind by watching movies occasionally. Growing up a prodigy, did...
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CHENNAI’S CHAMPION
Meet Sabari Jaishankar, the Chennai-based Indian pro boxer who recently clinched the World Boxing Council’s Australasia Title in the Welterweight division by defeating Australian champion Michael Pengue in Sydney. At just 25, Sabari boasts an impressive record of 8 wins and 1 loss from 9...
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CHENNAI’S NUMBER ONE
In the bustling city of Chennai, Shankarnarayanan, affectionately known as Blade Shankar, started his journey as a radio jockey. With a career spanning over two decades at Suryan FM, Blade’s roots in comedy trace back to his college days, where he showcased his talent in...
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THE NEW SENSATION
Looking back at your filmography, is there a specific role that stands out as a turning point in your career, and why?I feel like Sillu Karupatti did that job for me, it sort of reached a lot of people. I did not expect that kind...
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THE RISE OF FEMALE RAP IN INDIA
What has been the most exciting and rewarding experience you’ve had in your music career so far?Great shows indeed! I particularly enjoyed performing for the G5A Foundation. During that event, I incorporated poetry readings between my rap songs. Despite the audience not being intoxicated or...
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