Akash Muralidharan From Chennai Wins MasterChef India Tamil 2024

An exciting grand finale took place on June 7, 2024, to crown the winner of MasterChef India Tamil. Known for his innovative use of overlooked veggies in his dishes, Akash Muralidharan of Chennai came out on top in a fiercely competitive event. This season, aired exclusively on Sony LIV, saw home cooks like Zarina Banu, Vani Sundar, and Pavithra Nalin showcasing their culinary prowess, but it was Akash's innovative spirit and commitment to sustainable cooking that won over the judges and viewers alike. 

Akash Muralidharan’s MasterChef journey is both amazing and motivational. His love of cooking started in his family's home, where many recipes were passed down through generations. Akash has a background in architecture, but he followed his love for food and got a master's degree in food design and innovation in Milan. Inspired by his grandmother's cookbooks, a 100-day cooking challenge on Instagram made him want to bring forgotten veggies back to life. He showed how creative he is and how much he wants to reduce food waste through this project. Akash stood out in the competition thanks to his unique recipes and use of unusual materials. His win is a perfect tribute to his hard work and vision. 

“Winning MasterChef India Tamil feels like a dream come true. This victory is dedicated to my family, especially my brother, who has been my biggest supporter. Standing in the MasterChef kitchen, cooking for the world, has been a transformative experience. It has deepened my commitment to sustainable cooking and fueled my passion for creating innovative dishes. I hope my journey inspires others to pursue their culinary dreams and make a positive impact through cooking”, says Akash Muralidharan expressing his heartfelt gratitude.  

Thanks to its innovative blending of foreign cuisines with South Indian flavors, MasterChef India Tamil has received massive praise. Skilled home cooks and their unique culinary creations were shown in an interesting way that charmed viewers. With its excellent viewership numbers and social media buzz, MasterChef India Tamil showcases the rich culinary traditions of South India and encourages a greater appreciation for cooking as an art form. Koushik Shankar, Shreeya Adka, and Rakesh Raghunathan, among the other famous chefs on the judging panel, were key in helping the participants develop their skills and become true chefs. With this season's digital-exclusive format on Sony LIV, fans were able to immerse themselves in the action and taste the flavors of the competition without ever leaving their screens.