Monday 16th September 2019

Category Posts: Independent

Congratulations to Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, who has bagged the Best Actor award for his recent Kollywood film ‘Super Deluxe’ at the 10th edition of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The festival in Victoria, Melbourne runs from the 8th till 17 August. “I can’t thank my director and Mitu enough. I was begging for […]

A short award-winning documentary titled Kamali by London based film-maker Sasha Rainbow is being screened at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne on Friday, August 16, at 3 pm. Kamali is about a single Tamil mother’s fight for her daughter’s empowerment through skateboarding. Seven-year-old Kamali is the only girl skateboarder in Mahabalipuram, a small fishing […]

In 2006, a Tamil Nadu engineer named Arunachalam Muruganatham won a national award for designing what’s known as “the pad machine,” which a few people can manually operate, and using sustainable products, create pads. The low-cost sanitary pad-making machine has been installed in 23 of the 29 states of India. In 2014, he was featured […]

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 […]

In case you weren’t excited enough for the upcoming film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved children’s book, Disney present’s a trio of dolls modeled after actresses Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.