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About Us

Why Pondylive?

People come from all over the world to make Pondicherry their home. Some are born here, some never leave, some keep coming back.

And like many others, we love getting to know this small but intriguing city- and we hope you will join us in doing that too!

PondyLive is an online media platform focusing on Pondicherry’s unique culture, lifestyle, heritage, food, brands, people, events & experiences!

We are a trusted and reliable source of information and entertainment for locals and travellers- the expert insider who’ll tell you what to see, where to eat and what to do- throwing in some secret tips and some timeless stories!

Pondy Scouts

  • Do you live in Pondy or visit every weekend?
  • Do you instagram? Shoot snappy videos? Write or design?

Join our network of PondyScouts and discover/ rediscover the city through fresh eyes.

 

Our Team

Naveen
Naveen
Founder & Chief Business Officer
His love for the city led him to co-found PondyLive.
Olympia Shilpa
Olympia Shilpa
Founder & Chief Editor
PondyLive is her excuse to indulge her love for doing multiple things
Ashwin
Ashwin
Marketing Whiz
Draws inspiration, from just about anything that ain't school!
Dhivagar
Dhivagar
Video Editor
Dhivagar aspires to write stories and make movies someday.
Pradeepa Kannadasan
Pradeepa Kannadasan
Freelance Designer
Builds her dreams and bold enough to design yours too!
Puneet
Puneet
Junior Editor
Poet, musician and vagabond - adding new perspectives
Amoolya
Amoolya
Events & Listings Editor
Poetry feeds her soul
Devangi Ramakrishnan
Devangi Ramakrishnan
Columnist
Devangi is an architect-urban designer, based in Pondicherry since 2012.
Akshaya
Akshaya
Columnist
Her fortè is kidswear and making aesthetic and comfortable clothes for the little ones.

Intern with us

Are you a student with an interest in any of the following?

  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • Arts and Feature Writing
  • Videography
  • Mobile reporting
  • Social media
  • Digital marketing
  • Advertisement and Marketing
  • Design

PondyLive not only has a young team that would welcome you into their fold, but an evolving platform to help you showcase your creativity, hone your skills and shine!

Get in touch with us @ info.pondylive@gmail.com

Tip Us

Know of something new or exciting in Pondy ?

Think we should check out a new restaurant or an activity ?

Drop us a line at info.pondylive@gmail.com