While turning the pages of one of CEREAL’s issues one day, Dheeraj resonated with a piece on Virginia Woolf, and he sent across a readers note. It wasn't long before a conversation turned into a collaboration - CEREAL was coming to India for the first time, and Kamalan could craft a bespoke immersive experience to suit their sensibilities.
On a journey across the mystical state of Rajasthan, together we mapped the spirited colors of India in CEREAL's bare aesthetic and original style of capturing life.
Jodhpur
Jodhpur

The images are unforgettable; thick blue plaster, turquoise lattice work, red painted hand prints pressed onto walls, crimson cloth wound into...

Dancing With The Taj
Dancing With The Taj

My guide Dheeraj had persuaded a boatman to take us out on the stretch of the River Yamuna that flows passed the Taj Mahal. He flashed a smile at me...

Of Virginia Woolf, Cereal and Kamalan
Of Virginia Woolf, Cereal and Kamalan

A profound and poignant story about Virginia Woolf’s St Ives, that inspired her book To the Lighthouse, was our serendipitous introduction to the...

Jaipur
Jaipur

To call Jaipur pink is like calling water wet – both statements are true but neither captures the infinite variety of what’s being described....

IN CONVERSATION WITH CEREAL
IN CONVERSATION WITH CEREAL

Early this year, Kamalan collaborated with the UK based travel and lifestyle magazine Cereal to craft a bespoke journey for them in North...