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deepavali Petronas 2016

Since 1996, Petronas, the national oil company of Malaysia have produced heart-warming and thought-provoking television adverts to mark major religious & cultural festivals celebrated by the country’s Malay, Chinese & Tamil communities. The first of these ads was released for Deepavali two decades ago. This year’s ad tackles misjudgement. The most memorable of these was this humorous TVC for Deepavali 2003. The commercial featured two […]

karthik-nagesan

The new series of the “The Apprentice” started yesterday on BBC 1 and it looks like we finally have our first Tamil contestant! Introducing 33-year-old, IT Consultant Karthik Nagesan from Northamptonshire, who moved to the UK from South India. Already standing out from the rest Karthik stated, “If I wanted to be like everyone else, I’d have waxed […]

Tamil television show interview Jaguar Land Rover's Siva Yogaiswaran

Vettrippadi is a new Tamil television show conceptualised by London based journalist and producer Sunita Thevathasan of Red Creative Productions. Sunita is currently in the process of presenting her pilot to Tamil television channels in India, Sri Lanka & the diaspora. வெற்றிப்படி Vettrippadi, translates to ‘The ladder of success’. The show is presented in by […]

American Tamil comedian, writer & actor Aziz Ansari accepted his first Emmy last night alongside Alan Yang at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The award recognised their ‘Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series’ for the ‘Master of None’ episode ‘Parents’. The episode focused on the […]

Joining the likes of George Alagiah, Tim Kash, Romesh Ranganthan & Maya Arulpragasam are four Tamil women who are in the British limelight this week. Do you know who they are? If you haven’t heard their names already, you will know after this article and most certainly by the end of the month. They star in three separate, blockbuster […]