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!
- 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.
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Naveen Karthikeyan is a third generation Pondicherry business professional, a digital marketing enthusiast and founder of 97Hub, one of the city’s first co-working spaces. His love for the city and it’s unique offerings led him to co-found PondyLive.
Never happy doing just one thing, PondyLive is Olympia’s excuse to indulge her love for writing, organizing events, getting people together and most of all, the city of Pondicherry itself. A former journalist with The Hindu, she has contributed to local and national newspapers and magazines.
When Ashwin meets a business, be it a star hotel or a tea stall on the street corner, the marketing cells in his brain go off and he is more than willing to share them! Most of his knowledge, he’ll admit, stems from pebbles of inspiration he picked up from TV shows and movies and just about anything that isn’t school!
Dhivagar aspires to write stories and make movies someday. When he is not watching or making videos, he plays cricket and reads Tamil poetry.
Jill of all trades, mastered none . Yet I build my dreams ! And bold enough to design yours too!
Architecture student and freelance designer.
Puneet is a blues musician, poet, traveller and nomad, adding new perspectives with every journey and destination. Right now he is trying his hand at wall arts and entrepreneurship and doubles up as a writer by night!
An anesthesiologist and peri-operative physician by profession, the fulfilling journey of motherhood has triggered Amoolya to dabble in creative writing and explore different paths to discover herself better. Poetry feeds her soul and writing and experimenting with colours and spirituality keeps her going.
Devangi is an architect-urban designer, based in Pondicherry since 2012. She is a trustee at Urban Design Collective, a collaborative platform of architects, urban designers and planners that work to create livable cities.
A graduate of NIFT, Akshaya Works out of her design studio called ShueKi Apparel Studio in Pondicherry. Her forte is kidswear and making aesthetic and comfortable clothes for the little ones.
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Are you a student with an interest in any of the following?
- Arts and Feature Writing
- Mobile reporting
- Social media
- Digital marketing
- Advertisement and Marketing
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!
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