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by Amuthan Chandra So I recently saw this magazine cover and noticed it had caused quite a stir, polarising some of its commentators. I was asked to write a piece on it and share some of my insights. I obliged, and I now I owe you a short essay on some meditations on Tamil cultural […]

Tamil music composer and singer Anirudh joins an awesome line up of talented artists to perform at the second ever “BBC Asian Network Live”, taking place on the 25th February 2017 at the Hammersmith Apollo in London. Anirudh will be the first Kollywood artist to join the BBC Asian network line up featuring British Asian […]

This is Balan Kashmir’s official music video for “Start that Thiruvizha” released through Sony Music South. Internationally known amongst the Tamil hip hop community, the Malaysian rapper hailing from Klang was featured earlier this year on Anirudh Ravichander’s “Hola Amigo” from the Kollywood (Tamil cinema) film “Rum”. Its wonderful to see another Tamil independent song […]

Tamil community news from across the globe

The finals of the 66th annual Miss world will be held this December in Washington D.C., USA. It is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant, created in 1951 in the United Kingdom. This year, Singapore & Malaysia will be represented by two Tamil women. Bhaama Padmanathan is a 24-year-old law student. She believes in human rights, specifically gender equality and advocating for the […]

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 […]