Cover photo for Ippadikku Rose
|Also known as||Tamil: இப்படிக்கு ரோஸ்|
|Directed by||Anthony Thirunelveli|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||20+|
|Producer(s)||V. Vijay Anthony|
|Running time||approx. 40-45 minutes per episode|
|Original network||Vijay TV|
|Original release||28 February 2008– 2009|
|Related shows||Ithu Rose Neram|
Ippadikku Rose (Tamil: இப்படிக்கு ரோஸ்; English: Yours truly, Rose) is a Tamil talk show aired on Vijay TV. The show hosted by Rose. 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 telecast at every Thursday at 11:PM IST.
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.
Awards and nominations
|2014||Vijay Television Awards ||Favourite Talk Show||Ippadikku Rose||Nominated|
- A Transgender Rose
- "First transsexual celebrity, Rose, makes a TV debut". Herald Tribune. 2008-02-15.
- "1st transgender TV host Rose is now a woman". 1st transgender TV host Rose is now a woman. 2008-02-20.
- Gentleman, Amelia (2008-02-20). "Tackling a Society's Boundaries, on TV and in a Family". The New York Times.
- "Vijay Television Awards launched". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
- "Vijay Television Awards 2014 Winners". awardsandwinners.com.