London-based British-Indian entrepreneur Thekkummuri Haridas launched a new venture at Guruvayur, the temple town of Kerala. Mr Haridas, MD of Kerala Group of Restaurants, is a pioneer in promoting Kerala cuisine in Britain. His chain of restaurants are popular in the celebrity circle.
As a devotee of Lord Krishna, Mr Haridas is conducting religious ceremonies not only in the main temple, but all the temples in the town on Vishu, the new year day for Keralites, since 1992. This year’s event was marked with the presence of Mattannor and his son’s Triple Thayambaka. Kerala film star Jayaram inaugurated the new hotel complex Devanganam. The Kerala group, which has over 10 restaurants serving delicious South Indian food in UK, has opened a restaurant named `Nivedyam.’ A pictorial journey