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US based DJ Maga is part of Afro Soca Love, a collective that aims to further the connection between West Indian Carnival and African culture through the arts, community, creativity. Maga’s mother is from St. Lucia in the Caribbean, his father Tamil is from Sri Lanka in South Asia. He was raised between London, St. […]

Its happened! Tamil female hip-hop artists M.I.A & Tommy Genisis have collaborated, unfortunately its not a track but a Mercedes-Benz advertising campaign for the new concept car! Mercedes-Benz announces the launch of #mbcollective-Chapter One presenting the new car Concept EQ, immortalized by the photographer, writer and Director Luke Gilford. Entitled Generation Now, Generation Next, the […]

Here at Thamarai we do our very best to cover all things South African with a Tamil connection. When it comes to films, we have featured period dramas including “White Gold“, a 2010 film about the struggles of indentured Indian labourers, and more recently, “Free State” staring the handsome Andrew Govender, who represented South Africa […]

The Forbes list of the ‘World’s Billionaires’ 2017 was published recently and consists of 2,043 people with a combined net worth of $7.67 trillion. From this list there are over 100 billionaires who have links to the Indian subcontinent. Here are three of the world’s richest Tamils according to Forbes! Shiv Nadar – 102 on […]

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 […]