Malad Masti 2018: A Perfect Mélange Of Power Pack Performances And Never Ending Exhilaration

December 9th, 2018, Mumbai: Mumbai’s biggest street festival, on the second Sunday witnessed an enormous congregation of more than 40,000 people.Actors like Sharad Kelkar, Yash Tonk, Play back singers Vishal Kothari and More »

The Gujrati Comedy Blockbuster – Midnights with Menka – Released On 7th Dec Turned To Make Good Collection At The Box Office

Midnights with Menka as the movie title seems to be so intriguing and attractive, so does the movie is with a Gujrati flavor in it. Coconut Motion Pictures upcoming  Gujrati Venture naming More »

Miss Mumbai Luella Fernandes Enters Bollywood With – Ek Peg Music Video

Exclusive News by Fame Media Her modeling journey has been very good. She has been working with big brands. Also doing ramp shows in India and abroad. Then she felt she should More »

Tabla Maestro Mehul Sharma – The Generation Boy On Indian Classical Music Speaks About His Kind Of Music – Exclusive Interview

The Solo Tabla program is being organized by Parampara Ek Abhivyakti in Triveni Kala Sangam, Delhi on 9th December 2018. Tabla Maestro Mehul Sharma will present his presentation. When we had a conversation with More »

ENTREPRENEUR & POLITICIAN TAJINDER SINGH TIWANA ADDED A ROYAL TOUCH TO HIS BROTHER INDER’S GRAND WEDDING WITH SERENA IN MUMBAI

And finally, the much-awaited wedding mesmerised everyone with its grandeur. Inder Singh Tiwana & Serena Anand’s wedding was an absolutely resplendent affair that was carried in the most regal manner. The groom’s parents Mrs Jaya More »

Battalion 609 – Creates An Unique Record – Bollywood Film’s Music Launched During A Cricket Match

For the first time in the history of Indian Cinema, ‘Battalion 609’ the upcoming film’s music was launched on the cricket field. This unique event took place during the break of an More »

 

Padharo Mhare Desh – Shekhawati Havelis in Paintings by Gopal Swami Khetanchi

A fascinating expanse of architectural marvels re-imagined, re-created and re-presented as paintings and evoking a nostalgic aura around Shekhawati havelis of Rajasthan, appears in this new series of canvases by master artist Gopal Swami Khetanchi. The hand drawn hyper-realistic photo-look-alike paintings and the three dimensional installation of a specially sourced and restored door of an old mansion,offer an overview of the grand havelis and their once lively ambience.

  

The imprints of Khetanchi’s love for the Thar district, its sand dunes and havelis where he was born and brought up, and with the made-up glamour world of Mumbai where the foundations of his artistic career were laid;comes through in this collection, as it looks back to look forward. The havelis re-imagined, renamed and retitled in the these idealistic picture-perfect visuals bring them back to their full glory. They document the grandeur, beauty and appeal of the historic structures currently threatened due to neglect and decay. The paintings of grand havelis rewrite the cultural and social history of the era and articulate the need for preservation and conservation of Shekhawati’s distinctive art, architecture and heritage for posterity and glory.

——-Sushma K. Bahl