Manohar was seen in films starring legends such as Prem Nazir, but his most impactful roles came in movies that featured Jayan.
The first Malayali from a non-Anglo-Indian background to try his luck ‘Down Under’ was George Varughese.
Keralathile Africa is by no means a simple rant about the life of the Adivasis. In this book a reader gets a much better understanding of the culture, customs and history of different indigenous groups.
New films that show us a less stereotypical and more accurate depiction of the community would be a welcome addition to global cinema.
Heroes like Panikkar should be remembered with a great degree of reverence.
The Sanskrit school in Mannanam was open to Catholics as well non-Catholics, and children from the lowest castes were welcomed to join.
One of their greatest contributions to ancient Kerala was the popularisation of elementary education in the countryside.
Bhutan still has a way to go before it reaches 100 per cent adult literacy, but experts have praised the quality of the public education in the country.
There is little doubt that Yemeni elements have given an extra layer of depth to Kerala cuisine.
Kerala owes a great deal of gratitude to the Norwegians for their generosity and for literally building a modern fishing industry from scratch.
While many Gujarati families managed to acquire immense wealth, few individuals managed to leave as great a mark on Kerala society as Devji Bhimji.
Prince Alexey Saltykov, a former diplomat, visited India twice in the 1840s.