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BORDERLANDS WINS NATIONAL FILM AWARD

By P.T. Bopanna Borderlands, a documentary co-produced by Devaiah Bopanna (in picture) has won an award at the 68th National Film Awards for 2022 announced in New Delhi on Friday. Borderlands won the award for ‘best editing’ for Anadi Athaley under the non-feature film category. The documentary feature film captures the human side of life […]

PAPERBACK EDITION OF ‘ROUND AND ABOUT WITH P T BOPANNA’ LAUNCHED

Author P.T. Bopanna’s ninth book ‘Round and About with P.T. Bopanna’ has been launched. The new book is a compilation of articles written in a lighter vein. Bopanna says that, being a chronicler of Kodagu involving documenting facts, there was hardly any scope for engaging in humour or tongue-in-cheek write-ups in his previous books. Hence, […]

CURTAIN-RAISER:  PAPERBACK EDITION OF ‘ROUND AND ABOUT WITH P T BOPANNA’ IS SLATED FOR LAUNCH SHORTLY

Sharing a chapter from ‘Round and About’: STAYING WARM: IDEAL COORG MONSOON DISHES The Coorg month of Kakkada starts from mid-July. It is the time when the monsoon is at its peak in Kodagu district (Coorg) in Karnataka. To fortify themselves from the harsh monsoon, certain foods are preferred. They include, mudre kanni (horse gram gravy), kembu kari, a curry […]

KINDLE EDITION OF ‘ROUND AND ABOUT WITH P T BOPANNA’ LAUNCHED

The E-book is dedicated to humour: The book also contains a letter from an “over-educated, over-achiever” Kodava girl! The Kindle edition of journalist P.T. Bopanna’s ninth book ‘Round and About with P.T. Bopanna’ has been launched. The new book is a compilation of articles written in a lighter vein. In a tongue-in-cheek piece, the author […]

MY NEXT BOOK: ‘ROUND AND ABOUT WITH P T BOPANNA’

By P.T. Bopanna I have begun work on my new book. The title of my ninth book will be ‘Round And About With P. T. Bopanna.’ The new book will be a compilation of my published articles written in a lighter vein. Most of the articles are related to Kodagu (Coorg) in Karnataka. My previous […]

PREETH GANAPATHY (IRS) PENS THE FOREWORD FOR ‘COORG ROLE MODELS’

Coorg is a small district tucked in the hills of South-Western Karnataka, India. Luscious green forests, open glades, mint-coloured downs of paddy fields and undulating emerald coffee estates make for a refreshing montage of her breath-taking natural beauty. A pre-eminent author that he is, P.T. Bopanna’s love for Coorg, his native, is self-evident in his […]

AUTHOR P.T. BOPANNA’S NEW BOOK ‘COORG ROLE MODELS’ LAUNCHED

Journalist and author P.T. Bopanna has launched his new book ‘Coorg Role Models’ which profiles the winners of the ‘Coorg Person of the Year’ title from 2005 to 2020. Bopanna has authored eight books so far, including the Gourmand award-winning book ‘The Romance of Indian Coffee’ and the bestselling books – ‘Are Kodavas (Coorg) Hindus?’ […]

COORG WEBSITE AND THE TRENDING OPRAH WINFREY INTERVIEW WITH PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE

By P.T. Bopanna* The ripples created by the recent explosive interview given by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Oprah Winfrey which trended worldwide on social media, has had its positive impact on www.coorgtourisminfo.com, my flagship site started in 2005. Following the explosive conversation, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview became one of the […]