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Gopal’s Corner, a Malaysian Tamil restaurant based in central London, specialising in banana leaf rice, hosted their 4th annual Pongal Feast in Markethall Victoria. On Saturday, diners enjoyed a bottomless vegan feast served on a banana leaf to celebrate the Tamil harvest festival known as Thai Pongal, as well as Tamil heritage month in London […]

The Live Aid concerts in 1985 would not have been possible without the contribution of Tamil businessman Tan Sri Ananda Krishnan. American newspaper Newsweek credits Ananda as providing the brainpower and seed-funding for the historic events. Held in London’s Wembley Arena (attended by 72,000) & Philadelphia’s John. F. Kennedy stadium (attended by 100,000), along with […]

Comfortable being local? Not for DJ Mastermind! The international Tamil turntablist & music producer has collaborated with Redbull, the popular energy drink & global brand, known for its association with high adrenaline pursuits, for a series of videos titled “Warrior”. Episode one was filmed in association with Redbull UK and set in the suburbs of […]

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 […]