Peranbu: a letter to life

A staircase, Mammootty sitting, and his eyes give away subtly the mountainous tiredness of a daily fight of a father. His lips vibrate minutely, as he keeps staring into something. The scene closes, and without even giving out a loud wail, or a drop of tear, or even a properly visible expression, he dominates the scene to its completeness.

Detained Asylum Seeker Wins Prestigious Australian Literary Award

Behrouz Boochani is a failed asylum seeker from Iran who has been held on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea for almost six years. The place doesn’t get much coverage for an offshore detention centre that holds failed refugees indefinitely, and maybe it should but all that might be about to change as Boochani’s book is about his time on the island and his attempted journey to safety.

Kerala’s new calligraphic niche

Calligraphy or ‘Kareemgraphy’ as Abdul Kareem stylizes it, is not just an aesthetic but also an important medium of discourse. A mostly self-taught calligrapher, the Malappuram native draws his inspiration from the world around. This is evident from his social media posts that is abreast of all political developments.