1. SOS from Mullaperiyar

    Posted by Rima Kallingal
    By Rima Kallingal For the last four days `Mullaperiyar’ has been trending on twitter and the regional media in Kerala has focussed attention on the danger a weak, 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam (constructed over the headwaters of Periyar river) poses to 35 lakh lives in four districts (Idukki, Ernakulam, Kottayam and...
  2. The Kerala monsoon, off and on screen !

    Posted by Rima Kallingal
    It was in `City of God’ that I shot for the first time in artificial rain at Wellington Island. It was the film’s climax scene and it was quite an experience for someone who has enjoyed the Kerala rain every season since childhood, to shoot in water released from a...
  3. Let’s act now on endosulfan

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    By Rima Kallingal This Monday, many of us in different cities and towns of Kerala sat on an one-day fast to focus attention on the suffering of thousands of farmers and farm labour due to spraying of endosulfan. In the past many years, four to five thousand people in Kerala,...