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7 Islands That You Must Visit in Kerala

Kerala is known for its lush greenery and serene backwaters. But our homeland has quite a few breathtaking islands too. We...

10 Must-Visit Cafés In Thrissur

Back in the day, there was hardly any places to 'hangout' or 'chill' with friends in Thrissur. It was either chit-chatting...

Is it time we had a second look at ‘Democracy’?

When you read The Animal Farm, you know that Orwell is talking about the Soviet Union. But is he? It is...

Have We Taken Game of Thrones For Granted?

After watching the final episode of Game of Thrones, and then strolling through my Instagram and Facebook feed, I was reminded...

10 Iconic Mohanlal Dialogues That We Use in Daily Life

I’ve always been a Mohanlal fan. Probably because Yodha was the first movie I saw in the theatre and Mohanlal...

6 Things That Every Malayali Should Know about Mohanlal

Our favourite actor turns 60 today! With an acting career that has spanned more than 4 decades, Mohanlal las left us mesmerised...

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Culture

An Ode to the Ammayi (Judgy McJudgersons) of our Lives

She wakes up and looks at the mirror. Holy Jeepers, her nose is not on her face! Of course, it wouldn’t be....

Why I’m Grateful My Parents Dismissed My Dreams

You’ve probably heard a variation of this joke: Indians first become engineers and then try to pursue their dreams. We all know...

Should we Categorize Babies into ‘Boys’ and ‘Girls’ at Birth?

When a baby is born, the doctor identifies the reproductive organs and assigns a biological sex - either male or female. Essentially,...

A Tale of Two Pennu Kaanals

For the past couple of weeks, the PinkLungi team was brainstorming ideas related to Pennu Kaanals. For the non-Malayalis, the literal (and...

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Why Are We Not Preserving Malayalam Cinema?

The more I think about it, the more I wonder why nothing has been done about it! To explain what I’m talking about, here’s a...

‘Ishq’ Movie Review: A Brilliant, Edgy Drama About A Road Trip Gone Wrong

There is a basic principle that’s followed by any storyteller worth his salt: Show, don’t tell. That is when...

New York Senate Passes A Bill For Malayalis

Have you heard of African-American History Month? An annual observance that originated in the United States, African-American History Month or Black History...

6 Malayalam Movies That Perfectly Captured Your ‘College’ Life

If you’ve opened this page, you must be a person who loves to take a walk down memory lane, every now...

Kerala Election Results 2019: 3 Things You Should Know

As the 2019 Lok Sabha election results draw to a close, and the BJP emerges as the clear victor, we see...

7 Islands That You Must Visit in Kerala

Kerala is known for its lush greenery and serene backwaters. But our homeland has quite a few breathtaking islands too. We...

Entertainment

Quirky AF Malayalam Movies From The 80s & 90s

If you’ve been binge-watching stuff through the lockdown, you must’ve started running out of things to watch. Or maybe you’re looking for...

9 Mood Uplifting Malayalam Movies of the Decade

While y’all are staying at home, refraining from stepping out and literally scrambling through each day, there would be moments when you...

God’s Own Indies: Celebrating Our Finest Singer-Songwriters

You don't hear the word 'singer-songwriter' often in Kerala. Probably because the music industry here has traditionally been divided into departments, and...

God’s Own Hands: Celebrating Our Finest Instrumentalists

The most beautiful aspect of music is how it eliminates all kinds of imagined constructs between people. For years, Kerala has been...

Dalit Renaissance In Kerala’s Movie Industry: A Myth?

Walkthrough of avant-garde movies of Kammatipaadam and Ee. Ma. Yau

God’s Own Bands: A Tribute To The Bands That ‘Rocked’ Kerala Over The Years

Ask a Malayali about the origins of rock in the state and there's a good chance they'd mention Avial. While Aanakallan (and...

9 Types of WhatsApp Users We’ve all Seen

Almost everyone uses WhatsApp. It's kind of become the one-stop destination for all things texting. But, if you, like us, take a...