Popular photographer G Venket Ram has crafted an exceptional calendar for the year 2020 for the NAAM Charitable Trust. In the calendar, he has recreated the beautiful paintings of Raja Ravi Varma with south actresses and artists to commend “the soul of Indian womanhood”. NAAM, established Suhasini Maniratnam, is commending its tenth commemoration this year.
The constrained version calendars and booklets highlighting the 12 ladies were introduced at The Folly, Amethyst, in Chennai on February 3. Continues from the offer of the things will be utilized to raise assets for enabling single ladies from under-served portions of society, an official statement said.
The 12 ladies highlighted in the photos are entertainers Aishwarya Rajesh, Shruti Haasan, Ramya Krishnan, Nadhiya, Khushbu, Samantha Akkineni, Lissy, and artists Priyadarshini Govind and Chamundeshwari. Check out the images below:
Shruti Haasan 1 – Radha in moonlight
Nadiya – This work of art mirrors the private lives of ladies from various social foundations
Samantha – An eager mother holding fruit emblematic of another life
Ramya Krishnan – Damayanti tunes in riveted thoughtfulness regarding the stories of Nala from the swan
Khushbu – Portrait of a Maharashtrian woman after a sanctuary visit
Shobana – ‘There comes daddy’ picture of Ravi Varma ‘s little girl Mahaprabhu
Aishwarya Rajesh – Portrait of a noble lady, the Rani of Pudukottai
Lissy Lakshmi – Portrait of an illustrious lady from Kerala enlivened by Ravi Varma ‘s style
Shruti Haasan 2 – Picture of Rani of Kurupam
Lakshmi Manchu – Painting of Rani Chimnabai 1 after whom Lakshmi Vilas royal residence in Tanjore is named.
Chamundeswari – Painting of Maharani Lakshmi Bayi who turned into the rani of Travancore
Priyadarshini Govind – Kadambari, Portrait of a modern, intellectual Bengali lady
Talking about the legendary artist, Raja Ravi Varma was a painter and craftsman, considered as perhaps the best painter throughout the entire existence of Indian workmanship. Raja Ravi Varma is known for his stunning artistic creations, which moves around the Puranas and the great sagas – Mahabharata and Ramayana. Ravi Varma is one of only a handful, not many painters who figured out how to achieve a wonderful association of tradition with the systems of European scholastic craftsmanship.