Sabita Radhakrishna (Author)
Sabita Radhakrishna is a Chennai based free lance writer and playwright contributing regularly for national newspapers like the Hindu, Times of India, India Today. Good Housekeeping and other publications. She was the first to introduce the boutique concept in Madras with her Amrapali Boutique. Sabita was associated with NIFT Chennai as guest faculty, and presently she is a textile consultant at The Craft and Research Centre at Kalakshetra. A foodie, Sabita has authored three cookbooks and Aharam the book on traditional Tamil cuisine won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for 2002. her book on Indian textiles will be published shortly. Associated with National Television from its inception in Madras, Sabita scripted Doordarshan's Beyond the Storm which won the Transtel West German Award for the best documentary in 1986. She was on the Central Board of Film Censors for a few years. Sabita is on the Executive Committee of Crafts Council of India having held positions as Vice Chairperson and Joint Secretary. She serves in an Educational Trust where deserving children below the poverty line receive scholarships.