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Tamil Heritage Month UK

It’s official, The London Assembly has marked January as Tamil Heritage Month to celebrate the contributions of our Tamil community, originating from Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and elsewhere. In early December the London Assembly unanimously called on the Mayor of London and the London boroughs to ensure Tamil Heritage Month and celebrations […]

A 14-year-old inventor from Tamil Nadu is in the running to win £1 million as a finalist in “The Earthshot Prize”, an global environmental initiative launched by Prince William. Vinisha Umashankar of Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, proves you are never too young to help the environment through innovation. Aged just 14, her solar-powered ironing cart is […]

Here’s the first image to be released of the Sharma sisters from Season 2 of Bridgerton – played by British Tamil actresses Simone Ashley (Kate Sharma) and Charithra Chandran (Edwina Sharma). Based on Julia Quinn’s novels, Bridgerton is a romantic drama set during the Regency era in England. It follows eight close-knit siblings of the […]

A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam is long listed for the Booker Prize. The Booker Prize for Fiction is open to works by writers of any nationality, written in English and published in the UK or Ireland. Anuk Arudpragasam is a Sri Lankan Tamil novelist who writes in English and Tamil. He was born in […]

Global streaming platform Netflix team up with leading South Indian independent artists to release “South Anthem – Namma Stories”, a song dedicated to India’s southern states. The music video features Arivu, SIRI, Hanumankind and NJ, rapping in their mother tongues about their pride, the richness of their culture, passion, and shared love for film. The […]