Ippadikku Rose

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Ippadikku Rose
இப்படிக்கு ரோஸ்
Ippadikku Rose.jpg
Cover photo for Ippadikku Rose
Also known as Tamil: இப்படிக்கு ரோஸ்
Genre Talk show
Directed by Anthony Thirunelveli
Presented by Rose
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Tamil
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 20+
Producer(s) V. Vijay Anthony
Location(s) Chennai
Editor(s) Senthil Murugan
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time approx. 40-45 minutes per episode
Original network Vijay TV
Original release 28 February 2008 (2008-02-28) – 2009 (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.[1][2] The show is telecast at every Thursday at 11:PM IST.[3]


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.[4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Role Result
2014 Vijay Television Awards [5][6] Favourite Talk Show Ippadikku Rose Nominated


  1. ^ A Transgender Rose
  2. ^ "First transsexual celebrity, Rose, makes a TV debut". Herald Tribune. 2008-02-15. 
  3. ^ "1st transgender TV host Rose is now a woman". 1st transgender TV host Rose is now a woman. 2008-02-20. 
  4. ^ Gentleman, Amelia (2008-02-20). "Tackling a Society's Boundaries, on TV and in a Family". The New York Times. 
  5. ^ "Vijay Television Awards launched". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 
  6. ^ "Vijay Television Awards 2014 Winners". awardsandwinners.com. 

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