Category Archive: Documentary

Behind the scenes of a wedding

Black and white photograph of a bride getting her make-up done, shot on a Yashica-A TLR camera

Making Achappam

Achappam (Rosette cookies) being made at a Kerala home

With grace

An old Halakki tribal woman in Gokarna wearing traditional jewellery

Freshly steamed corn

A man selling freshly steamed corn at Chennai, India

A Muslim wedding in Bangalore

A Muslim wedding in Bangalore

On the go

Fishermen in Murudeshwara, Karnataka carrying their boat into the sea after sunset

A young Kattai koothu performer

A young Kattai kooth performer during his make-up session at the Mylapore festival in Chennai

Kurumba tribal woman of Attappadi

Black and white portrait of an old Kurumba tribe woman of Attappadi in Palakkad district of Kerala

Jallikattu in Palamedu

Jallikattu (bull taming sport) from Palamedu in Madurai district

Karthikai Deepam

A woman lighting oil lamps during the Karthikai Deepam festival in Kapaleeshwarar Temple in Chennai

Filter coffee

A man making filter coffee at Vivekananda Coffee in Chennai

Of childhood in a Monastery

Black and white portrait of a smiling young Buddhist monk in a Monastic school in Hemis, Ladakh

Prepping for Goli soda

A worker cleaning Goli soda bottles at Vasu and Co., Chennai

Muthappan Theyyam at Parassinikkadavu

Muthappan Theyyam performance at Parassinikkadavu temple in Kannur

Kanchipuram sari weaver

Kanchipuram sari weaver

Samosa seller on the street

A samosa seller crossing the road in T. Nagar in Chennai

Irula tribal woman of Attappadi

Black and white portrait of an old Irula tribe woman of Attappadi in Palakkad district of Kerala

Dushasana vesham in Kathakali

Portrait of a kathakali artist in dushasana make-up