~An ensemble inspired by the culture, literature and architecture of timeless Tamil Nadu~
Chennai, November 14th, 2019 – Titan, India’s largest and most trusted watch brand, today launched a special edition of watches –The Namma Tamil Nadu Collection. The beautifully crafted collection reiterates fabulous tales from Tamil Nadu’s rich cultural heritage.The collection was unveiled by Ms. Revathi Kant – Chief Design Officer, Titan Company Limited and acclaimed dancer and actor Shobana Chandrakumar Pillia at Taj Connemara, Chennai followed by a captivating BharataNatyam performance by the graceful Shobana.
These crafted timepieces bring to life the rich canvas of culture, art and language of Tamil Nadu; be it the magnificent temple architecture, the delicate craftsmanship of Kanjiwaram silk sarees or the unique Tamil script. Drawing inspiration from elements like the Annapakshi motif of Kanjiwaram silks, theLotus patterns on temple ceilings, the offset pillars with Yalisculptures and the timeless Tamil script printed as numbers adorn, these watches are a fine blend of elegance and aesthetics in a contemporary way.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Ms. Revathi Kant – Chief Design Officer, Titan Company Limited said,“Our relationship with Tamil Nadu is deep-rooted and started way back in 1988. Our journey over the years has been incredible and we are truly excited to bring a collection which is inspired by the rich culture and heritage of Tamil Nadu.The collection pays a contemporary ode to the legacy of the state and the design elements take inspiration from the distinguished architecture of temples, Tamil script and various motifs that resonate with the local culture. This is our small way of celebrating the love for this place.”
Ms. Kanwalpreet Walia, Head of Marketing, Titan Watches said,“Tamil Nadu holds a special place in the journey of Titan. It is an important markets for us and we have an expansive footprint of over 1 lakh square feet of retail space in the state. This is a very special collection for us and is a testimony of our love and admiration for the people and the culture of Tamil Nadu.”
The collection has 7 distinctive timepieces for both men and women. These watches are adorned with artistic dials crafted with different techniques –material fusion, embossing, 3D forming and knurling. Available in gold, rose-gold and steel finishes, the collection starts at INR 4,495/ – and ranges up to INR 6,995/-.
The Tamil Nadu Collection is available at the Titan.co.in, the World of Titan stores and all select official dealers across the state of Tamil Nadu.
About Titan Company Limited: Titan Company Limited (earlier known as Titan Industries Limited) is a joint venture between the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) and Tata Group, commenced operations in 1987, under the name Titan Watches Limited. In 1994, Titan diversified into Jewellery and subsequently into eyewear with Titan Eyeplus. In 2013, Titan entered the fragrances segment with SKINN and 2019 in sarees with Taneira. Today, Titan Company Limited, India’s leading manufacturer / sellers in watches, jewellery and eyewear, is credited with changing the face of all these industries. The Company recorded a revenue of Rs.19, 070 crores for the year ended 31st March 2019.