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raja kumari

Growing up in California and raised in a South Indian family, Raja Kumari’s creations combine elements of her cultural heritage with Hip-hop. Her latest music video “Believe in You”, taken from her upcoming album “The Come Up”, showcases the artists love for Indian classical dance, including Kuchipudi & Bharatanatyam, forms of classical dance from South India which she learnt at […]

Tamil dance music video neeye

Contemporary Indian dancers Shreya Deshpande & Niranjan Harish from the Bangalore based dance company Nritarutya are showcased in “Neeye”, a breathtaking production which celebrates dance and love, shining a spotlight on South India’s performing arts scene. The mesmerising choreography by Vishwakiran Nambi keeps you enthralled throughout the 6 minute routine. Director & Cinematographer Gomtesh Upadhye […]

Aiyoh, is now officially in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)! The September update to OED contains more than 500 new words, phrases, and senses. Interesting additions include splendiferous, YOLO, our favourite Aiyoh and some inappropriate ones! Popularly used amongst the Tamils and other South Indian & Sri Lankan communities, “Aiyoh” actually originates from China! The word is […]

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 […]

On “National Handloom Day”, celebrated on August 7th in India, Aishwarya Manivannan a Tamil Nadu based artist, designer & practitioner of Silambattam released a video celebrating her love for Silambam & Handloom. Dressed in a cotton saree, Aishwarya showcases Tamil Nadu’s traditional martial art form and the versatitlity of the saree. Silambam or Silambattam is […]