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Making the rounds on social media is a video of Chinese women speaking in Tamil for China’s state run Tamil station. For the Tamil community who are unified by the language and rich ancient culture, an immense nation such as China embracing the language is a source of pride. With humble beginnings in the civil […]

Disney have made progressive moves into Indian cinema with locally produced big budget films over the past few years. Isn’t it about time their portfolio included characters which represented the true India, in particular the south? Introducing Prince Ajay & Princess Renuka, the creations of Thusyanthe Srisachiananthadasan, a Germany based sketch artist who at the […]

This poem by london based writer and poet Indrani Balaratnam sums up the emotions felt by many in the Tamil diaspora upon being able to view their villages & homes for the very first time after three decades of conflict. Thanks to the introduction of Google Street View in Sri Lanka, accessing streets in the […]

Popularly known as Appam in Sri Lanka , South India and amongst the Tamil diaspora, the lighter way to eat curry will be on the lips of Londoners! Ex Ducksoup chef Emily Dobbs launched Weligama earlier this year. Since then, the pop-up has been gifting London with a whole new street food experience. Inspired by […]

The family behind Michelin-starred Indian restaurants Gymkkhana and Trishna are launching a third site in Soho, London inspired by the roadside shacks of southern India and Sri Lanka in October. Called Hoppers, it will occupy the site on Frith Street in Soho that was formerly home to Koya, a Japanese udon noodle shop. It’s scheduled […]