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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 […]

MURANEE is the beautiful real life story of a young British Tamil couple. The wedding film cum short film directed by Jenson Singaragah will leave you wondering why this was never made into a full length feature film! The 20 minute film has crossed the 1 million view mark on youtube within a few months, […]

After the roaring success of Palme d’Or-winning Dheepan, there appears to be an increasing interest in the cinematic telling of Tamil stories. Stories, however, that are not told by the mainstream South Indian film industry, but stories that are real and gripping. Stories told by the real, everyday Tamilians. Stories that are a true representation […]

South African-born and bred actor Andrew Govender might not be a household name in the film industry just yet, but the budding young actor is currently creating quite the buzz with his debut in the feature film “Free State”. Written and directed by multi-award winning director Sallas de Jager, the film sees the young ‪‎Tamil‬ […]

Congratulations to London based author & journalist Naman Ramachandran. After the success of his book ‘Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography’, Naman is back in the international spotlight. Naman is the screenwriter & executive producer of the english language period film, Brahman Naman, a coming-of-age-comedy set in 1980s India. The film premiered on Sunday at the internationally […]