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About Us

Why Pondylive?

People come from all over the world to Pondicherry!

Some are born here, some just find their way here;

Some have never lived anywhere else; some come for a brief affair;

Some never leave, some keep coming back.

Whichever category you belong to, like so many others, we are sure there is some love/curiosity/ attachment to Pondicherry within you.

This looks like a small, simple city- but its layers , like its history are complex.

We want to get to know this intriguing city- and we hope you will join us in doing that too!

We are just getting started!

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

We are a registered firm as of 2019 with a tiny team but lots of passion and energy!

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!

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Our Team

Olympia Shilpa
Olympia Shilpa
Founder & Chief Editor
PondyLive is her excuse to indulge her love for doing multiple things
Founder & Chief Business Officer
His love for the city led him to co-found PondyLive.
Listings Editor
She has big dreams and knows how to hustle hard.
Marketing Whiz
Draws inspiration, from just about anything that ain't school!
Events & Listings Editor
Poetry feeds her soul
Devangi Ramakrishnan
Devangi Ramakrishnan
Guest Columnist
Devangi is an architect-urban designer, based in Pondicherry since 2012.

Work with Us!


If you are just starting out in the sales/ advertising business and want an opportunity to prove yourself, join us!


1. Must be based in Pondicherry
2. Speak fluent English (+ basic knowledge of spoken Tamil )
3. Own vehicle for moving around town
4. Must have an outgoing and pleasant personality
5. Freshers: 0- 2 years


– Part-time job: 4 hours a day / 5 days a week
– Work hours are flexible
– MBA students looking for a part-time opportunity can also apply
– In addition to salary, there is a commission on sales
Apply directly to

Office:97 Hub, Eswaran Koil Street, Heritage Town

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!

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