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Shankari Chandran was raised in Canberra, Australia. She spent a decade in London, working as a lawyer in the social justice field. She eventually returned home to Australia, where she now lives with her husband, four children and their cavoodle puppy, Benji. In January 2017, she published her first book with Perera-Hussein, Song of 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 […]

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 […]

Tamil functions in France are known for their extravagance, but this tops it all! The bride & groom make their entrance into a packed, noisy function room on the back of an elephant with huge tusks! The procession led by traditional Tamil musicians makes its way through screaming guests, with the bride & groom precariously seated on top of the […]

Where do you go to find the hottest Tamil talent? It seems Chennai, South India’s entertainment capital isn’t the only place! British Tamils are in demand internationally and the UK is churning out talent by the bucketload! Musicians including M.I.A, Prasanna, Arjun, Susheela Raman, Anoushka Shankar & Mc Sai are a few of many British […]