Nesan Pather

Spice People: Nesan Pather

Nesan Pather, a local South African artist who hails from Chatsworth, Durban.  A graduate of the University Of KwaZulu Natal, Durban University of Technology and the VEGA Imagination Lab. When he isn’t in studio crafting amazing music, he is a graphic designer, copywriter and brand manager by profession.

Nesan Pather

Pather has been involved in the media and advertising business in South Africa for over 10 years.  His eclectic

Nesan Pather will be on Newsbreak Lotus FM, this Saturday 28 May, 2016 between 1-2PM with Genevieve Govender discussing the SABC’s recent local music quota and policy. Tune in! ‪#‎1818music‬
graphic design style stems from his implementation of design, illustration and mixed media into one work of art. Whilst receiving accolades as an accomplished visual artist, Nesan Pather is also an acclaimed musician, actor, and writer in South Africa.

Giving back to the local music scene

Nesan Pather has made significant contributions to music in South Africa, both Indian classical, as well as contemporary, music. Pather was initially trained in Indian classical music playing the harmonium and tabla as instruments of choice, and he received numerous awards for music in the regional and national Tamil Eistedfodd’s.  Following in the footsteps of international contemporaries, he consequently crossed the gap into contemporary music under the music label, ‘Eighteen Eighteen’.

WATCH Nesan Pather’s music video ‘Thug On the Run’

His debut release album ‘Urban Poison’ and the follow-up ‘Suburban Bliss’ were marked for success leading to collaborated efforts with other local artists. ‘Eighteen Eighteen’ held appeal with the youth of South Africa.

ActingNesan Pather made his acting debut in the South African action comedy movie, ‘Run For Your Life 2’ directed by South African Indian director, Kumaran Naidu, and released commercially in 2007.  He has also played cameo roles in many local South African films and most recently starred in the popular ‘Attack of The Indian Werewolf’  by the debut South African producer and director, Masood Boomgard.

Nesan is also famous for portraying a zany online character, a musical artist named ‘Rajiv’, in spoof music videos released on social media in South Africa, as well as writing songs and performing as a part of another humorous online character, a band named ‘D-Pak’ & ‘The Post-Its.’

 


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Publisher & editor of Indian Spice.

One comment

  1. REMEMBER, ALTHOUGH APARTHEID MAY BE OVER, APARTHEIDS INDIAN THIRD FORCES ARE STILL ACTIVE ALIVE AND WELL ,OPERATING AS A WELL OILED MACHINERY WAGING PSYCHOLOGICAL, MATERIALISTIC, PROPAGANDA, WARFARE AND DOING SOCIAL ENGINEERING IN EVERY FACET OF SOCIETY DAILY, ESP. THE SOCIAL AND WORK SCENE. APARTHEIDS THIRD FORCES ARE HINDUSTANIS (NAZI SYMPATHISERS0 ADIDED BY TELEGUS (EYES AND EARS FOR THE HINDUSTANI NAZIS), ARYAN MUSLIMS, AS WELL AS MANY WITH THE SURNAME PILLAY, NAIDOO, REDDY, GOVENDER, CHETT, LUTCHMAN ETC.

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