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Asha Prakash

MAKE WAY FOR CREATIVE ART FORMS!
Coffee art At first glance, Clint Elias’ painting of Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood would seem like a watercolour painting done in shades of brown. Well, the ‘brown paint’ is actually coffee, and there’s nothing but coffee on the canvas! Clint, a Kochi-based engineer, had always...
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CELEBRATING SISTERHOOD
What could a 13,000-strong, all-women virtual group be talking about all day? Husbands and children and of course, recipes, many presume. Well, nothing could be farther from the truth. In fact, these are some of the least discussed topics on Her Trivandrum (HT), says its...
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THE GIRL WITH MILLION-WATT SMILE
Everyone including movie stars have been picking up new hobbies or finding time for old ones during the lockdown. What about you? People talk about how they spent their lockdown in intellectual pursuits like reading. My main achievement has been that I learned to make...
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‘I STARTED LIVING AFTER I QUIT MY SECURE JOB OF 23 YEARS’
When Sandhya NB left her job as a school teacher, she had 15 years left for retirement but her only one aim was to quit, nothing more. That was in 2015. Fast forward to 2021 and she is now a full-blown gardener, farmer and entrepreneur...
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‘THE KEY TO HUMAN-ANIMAL CONFLICT LIES IN ENCOURAGING LOCALS TO BE PART OF THE SOLUTION, NOT THE PROBLEM’
It was her visits as an adult to her mother’s native town in Manjeri, Malappuram district, located along the Nilgiris that first turned Jyothy Karat’s attention towards the environmental issues. “The landscape in the Nilgiris had changed a lot from how it was during my...
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‘PLEASE TELL AR RAHMAN I WANT TO COLLABORATE WITH HIM!’
In 2016, when Arunaja appeared for the auditions of The Stage, India’s only Western music reality show, she was excited but nervous as well since there were talented contestants from all over the country. But one of the judges, Vishal Dadlani, took one look at...
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YOU SEE PLASTIC GARBAGE, WE SEE POTENTIAL FOR ART’
Sampda Mago, 24, from Delhi, and Giovanni Allegrini, 25, from Italy, met at the Himalayas. She was backpacking solo, while he was stuck there during the 2020 Covid lockdown. And when they found that they had a lot in common, they decided to continue their...
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TO THE HEAVENS AND BACK
Antony Varghese, better known as Pepe, his character from the blockbuster hit debut Angamaly Diaries, is an avid travel lover. Like all travel buffs, he too had to put on hold all travel plans of 2020 owing to Covid and the subsequent restrictions. Around December,...
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MEET THE CYBER SHERO
When Pattathil Dhanya Menon joined the Asian School of Cyberlaw in 2003, she had no clue what the course was about, neither was she enthusiastic about it. “I joined only because my maternal grand uncle, or rather godfather, who was a senior advocate at the...
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MAKE WAY FOR THE SOCIAL MEDIA STARS
The ‘Ahadishika’ sisters The ‘Ahadishika’ sisters are social media influencers who are in the film, modelling, dance and music space. Actor Krishnakumar, wife Sindhu and their four daughters - Ahaana, Diya, Ishaani and Hansika – are undoubtedly the most visible Malayali family on social media...
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