"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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00:19 - Ara introduces this week’s guest, Luksimi Siva
03:59 - Being invited to Chennai by Jayam Ravi
05:38 - The aftermath of everything; family’s reaction, growing fanbase, getting verified on Instagram
10:54 - Balancing her music career and teaching profession
13:31 - Luksimi’s projects; how she gets them, what she’s working on
15:50 - How she makes a living off of what she does
16:46 - Her experience travelling the world to perform
18:15 - Luksimi’s creative process; how she finds inspiration
21:47 - Are Luksimi’s friends creative like her?
23:56 - Luksimi’s biggest wins and failures in the last 3-5 years
27:26 - Where she sees herself in the next 3-5 years
28:19 - Hobbies outside of work; nature, netflix, and more
30:21 - The personal legacy Luksimi wants to have
31:25 - What advice she would give her younger self
32:40 - Her favourite source of knowledge
33:39 - How being able to disconnect from technology has changed Luksimi’s life
35:45 - How the Tamil community in Toronto has supported her journey
37:18 - Who is Luksimi inspired by?
41:33 - Advice she has for fellow aspiring Tamil creators
42:43 - Creator Confessions
46:07 - The Wrap Up
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