Friday 23rd August 2019

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The Sadness of Geography: My Life as a Tamil Exile is the new book by Toronto based writer Logathasan Tharmathurai, who recounts his harrowing journey as a teenage refugee in the quest for a better life, never giving up on his dream of seeing his family again. Born to a wealthy family in northern Sri […]

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.

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 […]

Many will know Toronto raised Rajiv Surendra as Kevin G, everyones favourite rapping mathlete from the hit 2004 teen film ‘Mean Girls’ starring Lindsay Lohan. Dig deep into Rajiv’s life, now in Manhattan, you will find a multi-talented young Tamil man who meets head on the many challenges an artiste faces. Aswell as an actor, […]

Radheyan Simonpillai

If one were to do a word association game with the words “cinema” or “movies”, some of the responses might include “popcorn”, “date night”, “entertainment”, or “leisure”. Something along those lines. But what it most likely wouldn’t include, is something like “job”, “hard work”, or “career”. At least for the majority. But not for Radheyan […]