"The Tamil Creator" is a podcast started by me (Ara Ehamparam). As someone who is extremely inquisitive by nature, I created the podcast to chat with, spotlight, and learn about brilliance among creators in the Tamil community - and among creators in general from all over the world.
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00:53 - Ara introduces this week’s guest, Ari - the modern renaissance Tamil man
03:35 - Ara and Ari discuss friendships and what makes a successful relationship
08:15 - Ari opens up about his upbringing, and family life; his mom having Parkinson’s disease, his Dad’s outgoing personality, and more
13:00 - How Ari has navigated the COVID pandemic
14:22 - Ari speaks on his profession as a technologist specialist, as well his freelance endeavours, thoughts on the 9-5 lifestyle
18:16 - The ultimate job that Ari is looking to secure in the next 3-5 years
20:56 - Who pays on the first date?
22:06 - Some of the most important lessons Ari has learned; avoiding complacency, being consistent, and more
26:42 - Receiving support from your loved ones when it comes to pursuing your passions
31:53 - Most impactful books/podcast Ari has come across; freakonomics
34:46 - What beliefs/behaviours/habits have help improve Ari’s life for the better; planning for success
36:12 - How does Ari want to be remembered by friends and family?
37:47 - Ari introduced Ara’s wife to Bubble Tea
38:45 - The impact of the Toronto Tamil community on Ari
42:30 - Ari’s inspirations from the Tamil community
45:44 - Advice Ari has for other aspiring Tamil creators
47:56 - Would You Rather
57:02 - The Wrap Up
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