Monday 18th February 2019

Author Posts: Ara Vetha

It was worth the wait. Tamil Nadu’s famous Murugan Idli Shop has opened their first branch in London. The vegetarian chain of restaurants founded by S.Manoharan, who studied food & catering technology in London, has twenty branches in Tamil Nadu and two in Singapore. On our visit to the London branch, we were delighted to […]

The Malaysian born Tamil chef & restaurateur Sugen Gopal has opened his highly anticipated second restaurant – Gopal’s Corner in Victoria, London – paying homage to the restaurant opened by his parents in the 70’s in Ipoh, Malaysia. Gopal’s Corner is located on the first floor of Market Hall Victoria, an upmarket food hall which […]

British Tamil artist “Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam” — better known to the world as M.I.A. is gearing up for the release of her highly anticipated documentary “MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.” which hits cinemas across the UK on Friday 21st September. The film by Steve Loveridge is a behind-the-scenes look into M.I.A.’s life as an artist […]

Dirty Elephant presents ‘Yacht’ performed by the multi-talented Canadian Tamil artist – Yanchan, who has in addition to writing & performing the track, co-produced it, sampling a popular Tamil cinema song from Southern India.

London based Sri Lankan Tamil film director & writer Suba Sivakumaran premieres her full-length independent fiction film “House of my fathers” (Tamil: Mouna Kaandam, Sinhala: Nomiyana Mathakaya) at the BFI London Film festival, shortly after its world premiere in South Korea at the Busan International Film Festival. After decades of war, one Tamil and one […]