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deepavali Petronas 2016

Since 1996, Petronas, the national oil company of Malaysia have produced heart-warming and thought-provoking television adverts to mark major religious & cultural festivals celebrated by the country’s Malay, Chinese & Tamil communities. The first of these ads was released for Deepavali two decades ago. This year’s ad tackles misjudgement. The most memorable of these was this humorous TVC for Deepavali 2003. The commercial featured two […]

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 […]

Vetrimaran’s film about brutality & corruption in India’s police force has been selected to represent India at the 2017 Oscars in Hollywood. Produced by popular Kollywood (Tamil cinema) actor Dhanush, “Visarani” (Interrogation) has been picking up numerous awards including an National Award in India and the Amnesty International Italia Award when it premiered at the […]

Tamil television show interview Jaguar Land Rover's Siva Yogaiswaran

Vettrippadi is a new Tamil television show conceptualised by London based journalist and producer Sunita Thevathasan of Red Creative Productions. Sunita is currently in the process of presenting her pilot to Tamil television channels in India, Sri Lanka & the diaspora. வெற்றிப்படி Vettrippadi, translates to ‘The ladder of success’. The show is presented in by […]

Tamil stalking in Tamil films

The portrayal of women chased and harassed by spurned lovers in south Indian films has made stalking a “cool, romantic thing to do” activists said on Tuesday, urging the film industry to stop glorifying a crime that has resulted in violent deaths. “Tamil films routinely promote stalking as an acceptable, even preferred way of wooing […]