food & travel show 

Rakesh is credited with conceiving, curating and hosting an award winning food and travel show for a regional and national television channel. His travels are now documented in the form of a popular television series called ‘Dakshin Diaries’, 100% South Indian on Living Foodz and Zee Zest channels and Sutralam Suvaikalam for News7 Tamil. The show’s unique format and seminal content sees him tie in food into the larger social and cultural landscape as he spends time engaging with communities, and observing the manner in which they grow food, cook, eat, and live.The show is beamed across countries, and has found a significant following.