Thanga Tamil Kural is a reality singing television show in the Tamil language that was aired on the channel, IBC Tamil which is a mass media channel that has launched a 24-hours television channel for the Diaspora Tamils based out of Sri Lanka, India, etc. The headquarters of the channel is in London and the founder of the channel is Baskaran Kandiah. The show, Thanga Tamil Kural was launched in the year 2016. The show shot its final episode on 16th April 2017 which was telecasted on television at a later date. Each episode of the show was aired for around one hour. Thanga Tamil Kural is a singing reality show that was meant for all aspiring Tamil singers residing outside India.
The show encourages anyone with a knack for singing to come along to the show and showcase their talent to the world and get their due on international television. The participants of the show are mainly in their young age and they come from different walks of life. These contestants go through the initial rounds of audition to make it to the main event. In the main event, the contestants compete against each other. They are given different themes during the competition. They have to pick a song related to the theme and perform in front of the judges. The judges not only give them the feedback but also give them the necessary tips and guide them to become better singers. The contestants are tested on different genres and skills.
They are screened through several levels and in order to reach the finals. These contestants go through rounds of elimination and the last contestant remaining becomes the winner of the show. The show awards mainly the top three positions with a cash prize. The second runners-up receive cash prize of two thousand pounds, the first runners-up receive a cash prize of five thousand pounds and the winner receives a cash prize of ten thousand pounds. The show is on a quest to look for the golden voice of Europe. Unlike other reality shows, this show is judged by a single judge. The show is judged by popular Tamil singer,Gayathri. The top contestants of the show get various opportunities post the show to perform at different concerts and competition. So the contestants have a life-changing experience through the show and the show is also very popular with the viewers.