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Mahalakshmi Prabhakaran

  • Transforming sugar into eye-popping works of art

    Chances are high that your jaw will drop when you see what chef Kong Yik Hong can conjure up when he gets his hands on sugar, water and food colours — 1kg isomalt and 100ml of sugar if one were to be precise. Hong is, after all, a sugar artiste who even has a formal degree from the Ecole...

    Monday, 4 August 2014 - 6:42am
  • Photographer Sudhir Shivaram speaks about Wildlife photography

    When he is not taking breathtaking photos himself, photographer Sudhir Shivaram prefers teaching others the craft of shooting wildlife, one perfect frame at a time

    Sunday, 3 August 2014 - 4:00am
  • Lighting the way into the wild

    When he is not taking breathtaking photos, photographer Sudhir Shivaram prefers teaching others the craft of shooting wildlife, one perfect frame at a time

    Saturday, 2 August 2014 - 3:42pm
  • Ragas to Reels music concert: When Indian classical music meets traditional Irish music

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their presence in India, the Irish Embassy is hosting the multi-city music concert, Ragas to Reels. The concert will see pianist and composer Utsav Lal and flautist and saxophonist Sam Comerford engaging themselves in a musical dialogue where Indian ragas will...

    Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 11:05pm
  • Born to cinema: Vikramaditya Motwane

    To the cinema born is a good way to describe writer, director and newly-minted producer Vikramaditya Motwane. The filmmaker in a conversation with After Hrs

    Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • Nothing is easy if you want to make it worthwhile: Farhan Akhtar

    Forget the filmmaker and the actor, Farhan Akhtar takes a few other things such as music and social causes just as seriously. Catch him in a chat with After Hrs

    Sunday, 16 February 2014 - 7:56pm
  • Let’s go back in time

    All set to take you back in time with romantic tunes that you’ve grown up listening to, singer Kumar Sanu promises a performance that will be nostalgic and personal at the Alive — India in concert this evening.

    Sunday, 16 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • Painted stories of a divine sisterhood

    A painter who had dabbled in realistic work until then, inspiration, for artist V Ramesh, struck him during a visit to the Ramanashram, Tiruvannamalai, sometime in 1998. "I'd reached a dead end when sheer luck or destiny landed me at the ashram. It proved to be a great retreat, and a catalyst even...

    Wednesday, 5 February 2014 - 1:39pm
  • One idea to begin with...

    Talking of creative pursuits, be it fashion, literature, art or music, all it takes is one good idea to spark a revolution. After Hrs got some of India's respected creative achievers to put on their thinking caps and conjure one idea that they think could make a positive dent in their respective...

    Sunday, 26 January 2014 - 1:03pm
  • A 20-year long journey

    Anant Singh, producer of the biopic 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' talks to Mahalakshmi Prabhakaran about the making of the movie and being inspired by Nelson Mandela.

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 1:40pm