Ippadikku Rose (Tamil: இப்படிக்கு ரோஸ்; English: Yours truly, Rose) is a TV talk show hosted by Rose telecast in Vijay TV from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The talk show deals with current affairs touching a wide variety of social issues including traditions, taboos, rebels and culture. This is the first TV show in India hosted by a transgender person.
The show is directed by Anthony Thirunelveli. It is a half-hour talk show and is conceived as a program suitable for family viewing but would discuss issues of sex and sexuality. The first nine episodes will tackle, among other things, divorce, sex and relationships among the mostly young employees in India’s call centers, and sexual harassment. The show is telecast at 11 PM local time every Thursday.
- A Transgender Rose
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- Vijay TV website