Charmy Harikrishnan

Charmy Harikrishnan is a Kerala-based journalist

Art & Culture
International Theatre Festival: ‘So What If I Am Naked?’

The eighth edition of the International Theatre Festival of Kerala was resonant with thought-provoking dialogues and political themes

27 January 2016
Pot over Plot

Anita Nair creates a series of odes to food in her new book

13 January 2016
A City in Memory

Predictability makes a ruckus in Kunal Basu’s new novel

06 January 2016
The Ultimate Souvenir

The art and alchemy of the magic mirror from Kerala

23 December 2015
Art & Culture
The Iffy Moments of IFFI

The film festival’s pretensions to international stature don’t square with reality. Is it time to wrest control of it from the Government?

25 November 2015
Forever Istanbul

Orhan Pamuk maps a man and a metropolis in his new novel that ticks every box of great fiction

10 November 2015
Urban Dystopia

Margaret Atwood’s take on freedom versus security gets lost amid a pack of Elvis Presley sex robots

20 October 2015
Two Leaves and A Rebellion

A few thousand women in the hill ranges of Munnar challenge the male dominated trade unions of Kerala

17 September 2015


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