आज पुलंचा स्मृतिदिन.. तस पुलंची आठवण व्हावी यासाठी कुणा “मराठी” माणसाला स्मृतिदिनाची आवश्यकता नसावी. ते सतत आसपास असतातच.. शाळेत “नाच रे मोरा” गाताना ते आपल्या आयुष्यात शिरतात ते कायमचेच ! तेव्हा आपल्याला ते कळत नाही इतकच .. पुढे सकाळच्या शाळेला जाताना “इंद्रायणी काठी..” कानावर पडतं तेव्हाहि ते सोबत असतात.. नंतर “सखाराम गटणे”, “चितळे मास्तर” वगैरेंशी ओळख झाली की ते जरा जवळचे वाटतात.. रावसाहेब, हरितात्या, नंदा, … Continue reading ‘पुल’कित…

Charcoal Portraits : Friends Series

Another sketch from the series. One of our friends had clicked a black & white photo of Nikhil in party. I decided to use the same for the charcoal portrait. The smile, the pose, the expression in eyes ..everything was challenging.. I guess I managed to capture most out of the photograph. The happiness is when you love your own work 😉 Let me know … Continue reading Charcoal Portraits : Friends Series

Charcoal Portraits : The Wall

“Everyone praises Sachin Tendulkar. He may be a genius in his own right but in my book, Rahul Dravid is the artist. Dravid’s defence tactics, his strokes, his cuts, his grace are truly amazing. I’d like to meet the chap sometime and take my hat off to him.” – Peter O’ Toole The Wall Rahul Sharad Dravid.. as simple as that name sounds ! Perhaps … Continue reading Charcoal Portraits : The Wall

Charcoal Portraits : Spruha Joshi

She is one of the finest actresses in Marathi Film, Theatre and Television industry. She also writes poems and let me tell you she is very good at it. In fact she recently made a debut as a lyricist in Marathi film. Want to know her beyond her acting skills ? Check out her blog at – http://kangoshti.blogspot.in Or read her poems. She has already … Continue reading Charcoal Portraits : Spruha Joshi

An Artist who became Legend : A. R. Rahman

“I am a hardcore A R Rahman fan and the roots of this enduring bonding lie in the my musical journey since teenage with the Artist’s work” If you were born in 80′ or early 90’s and love music then you will find nothing surprising in that statement. In fact I would not hesitate to say ARR is one of the many best things happened … Continue reading An Artist who became Legend : A. R. Rahman

My First Charcoal Portrait – Bharatratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi

My first charcoal portrait attempt. Charcoal portraits was something I always wanted to do. But being in different profession I had lost touch with sketching after college life. So it was something I was doing after long time and that too with Charcoal.. which was a new medium for me. ” But I feel happy.. it all started again..” The thing with charcoal is that … Continue reading My First Charcoal Portrait – Bharatratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi