Red eyes, How? Kathakali

I am sure, you all wondered how the eyes become red, I thought it was glycerine, but later realized that it would wear of in minutes. How do dance artist make their eyes red? The answer is solanum anguivi lam a.k.a Chunda poo, they use the seed. I was in a state of shock to… Continue reading Red eyes, How? Kathakali

Reaching God’s Own Country

In the recent times, I have traveled by car from Chennai, TamilNadu to Thrissur, Kerala. For sure an unplanned trip to unavailability of train tickets had forced me to take my car. The travel had helped my family to rejuvenate, healthy debates to long family conversations & plans for future to avoiding disasters. Now to… Continue reading Reaching God’s Own Country

Meet Ganesha

From the above pictures, can you find Ganesha. I found him in this condition at Ana Thavalam, Kerala. The white patches what you see is bird droppings. Here is one more photo, the lively Ganesha is also not spared, Trust me they take good care of all Ganesha’s very well, I shot this before his… Continue reading Meet Ganesha