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Is Padman based on the achievements of Arunachalam Muruganantham from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu? A social entrepreneur who went to extraordinary lengths to invent low-cost sanitary napkins for women in rural India? It seems that the life of Arunachalam has been romanticised & immortalised in the upcoming Bollywood film “Padman” by Tamil Nadu born Bollywood […]

An independent Tamil documentary filmmaker living in Sri Lanka has been invited to the prestigious Cannes international film festival to screen his latest production. Demons in Paradise is the result of ten years of work by Jude Ratnam, who for the first time is seeing the Civil war from the inside. Synopsis Sri Lanka 1983, […]

Toronto based marketing professional Dilani Rabindran recently announced the launch of Viewfinder Film Consulting. Her new venture offers comprehensive consulting services for South Asian filmmakers. Dilani will help filmmakers send their productions to international festivals aswell as access foreign markets and investors. Sitting on her advisory board are Award-winning and internationally lauded Indian filmmakers M. […]

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 […]

On Monday night the Royal family hosted a glamorous reception to mark the┬álaunch of “UK-India 2017” at Buckingham Palace. The event marks the beginning of a year-long series of events in the UK & India, celebrating the┬ábond between the two countries and marking 70 years of India’s independence from Great Britain. Attending the function were […]