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Tamil is one of the very few languages of the world with a classical past and a robust literary tradition that has continued to this day. Despite many foreign occupations of the Tamil country and other outside influences, this noble language has always shined, producing vibrant literature for over 2 thousand years. Why are Tamilians […]

Its happened! Tamil female hip-hop artists M.I.A & Tommy Genisis have collaborated, unfortunately its not a track but a Mercedes-Benz advertising campaign for the new concept car! Mercedes-Benz announces the launch of #mbcollective-Chapter One presenting the new car Concept EQ, immortalized by the photographer, writer and Director Luke Gilford. Entitled Generation Now, Generation Next, 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 […]

A big congratulations to Veeraj Lutchman. The Tamil Londoner has made it to the second stage of the BBC’s brand-new talent show “Let it Shine”, securing 16 stars out of 20 from the judges Gary Barlow, Danni Minogue, Martin Kemp and Amber Riley during the audition stage. 37-year-old singer, song-writer and musician Veeraj first came […]