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  • Friday, April, 2024| Today's Market | Current Time: 03:03:11
  •  Mumbai: In celebration of the profound influence of Indian modern art, Apsara, a flagship brand under Hindustan Pencils, stands as a steadfast pillar for emerging artists. Through its unwavering commitment, Apsara has become synonymous with championing the creative endeavours that shape the vibrant culture of the Indian art scene. As a part of this mission enduring support is lent to the renowned Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation (PDAF).

    Established in 2014 by the late Dilip Dahanukar in loving memory of his wife, Prafulla Dahanukar, PDAF embodies a legacy of nurturing burgeoning talent within the Indian artistic landscape. Prafulla Dahanukar’s generosity and unwavering commitment to nurturing young artists remain an enduring source of inspiration, casting a legacy that transcends generations and deeply resonates within the artistic community.

    Since its inception, PDAF has remained unwavering in its dedication to providing a dynamic platform for artists from diverse backgrounds to showcase their talents. In 2019, Hindustan Pencils partnered with PDAF, extending support through various avenues, including grants and prizes, to empower aspiring artists across the nation.

    Pradip Ughade, President, Hindustan Pencils, stated “We, at Hindustan Pencils, have consistently championed emerging artists through various initiatives, and our Brand Apsara is partnership with PDAF exemplifies our unwavering commitment to this cause. This collaboration is yet another testament to our ongoing efforts to nurture creativity and provide aspiring talents with the support they need to thrive”

    Together, PDAF and Apsara along with others have embarked on a transformative journey, igniting the flames of creativity and providing a nurturing ecosystem for emerging talents to flourish. This collaborative effort underscores a shared commitment to honouring Prafulla Dahanukar’s enduring legacy, as both entities continue to serve as catalysts for innovation and guardians of artistic expression in India.


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