Monday, 18 September 2023

Shriram Lagoo - Actor, charcoal pencil sketch

 Hre is my charcoal pencil sketch of eminent Marathi and Hindi actor. 

Dr. Shriram Lagoo was an Indian film and theatre actor, in Hindi and Marathi, in addition to being an ENT Surgeon. He was known for his character roles in films. He acted in over 250 films including Hindi and Marathi films as well as Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati plays, and directed over 20 Marathi plays. 

I am giving below further information gathered from ChatGPT. Simply wondering how chatGPT could know about his special facial features would best suit for my charcoal pencil sketching.

Shriram Lagoo was a renowned Indian actor known for his exceptional performances in Marathi and Hindi cinema. Born on November 16, 1927, he was not only a talented actor but also a notable medical professional, holding a degree in ophthalmology.

Lagoo's career spanned several decades, and he was celebrated for his versatile acting skills. He portrayed a wide range of characters, from intense and dramatic roles to comedic ones. Some of his memorable films include "Pinjara," "Natsamrat," and "Gharonda." He was also a prominent figure in Marathi theater.

His distinctive facial features and expressive expressions could be fascinating subjects for your charcoal pencil sketch. You can capture his talent and legacy by emphasizing his iconic roles in your artwork.

Sunday, 17 September 2023

Cornelia Sorabji - Charcoal pencil sketch

Cornelia Sorabji was an Indian lawyer, social reformer and writer. She was the first female graduate from Bombay University, and the first woman to study law at Oxford University

కార్నేలియా సొరాబ్జీ భారతదేశంలో మొదటి మహిళా న్యాయవాది. ఈమె అలహాబాదు హైకోర్టులో న్యాయవాదిగా చేరారు. ఈమె బొంబాయి విశ్వవిద్యాలయం నుండి మొదటి మహిళా పట్టభద్రురాలు. 1889 లో ఈమె ఆక్స్‌ఫర్డు విశ్వవిద్యాలయం నుండి న్యాయశాస్త్రం అభ్యసించిన ప్రథమురాలు., ఈమె బ్రిటిష్ విశ్వవిద్యాలయాలలో చదివిన మొదటి మహిళగా కూడా చరిత్ర సృష్టించింది.

(courtesy : Wikipedia)

I have drawn this with charcoal pencil with slight touches with pen here and there to make the outlines prominent.

Saturday, 16 September 2023

Justice Anna Chandy - charcoal pencil sketch

Here is my charcoal pencil sketch of Justice Anna Chandi. A brief description is given below.

Justice Anna Chandy (1905–1996), also known as Anna Chandi, was the first female judge (1937) and then High Court judge (1959) in India. She was, in fact, one of the first female judges in the British Empire next to Emily Murphy.

(source courtesy : Wikipedia)

Friday, 15 September 2023

K V PUTTAPPA - charcoal pencil sketch

charcoal pencil sketch

According to the information gathered by me  Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa
 (29 December 1904 – 11 November 1994), popularly known by his pen name  Kuvempu. 

was an Indian poet, playwright, novelist and critic. He is widely regarded as the greatest Kannada poet of the 20th century.  He was the first Kannada writer to receive the Jnanpith Award.

A commemorative postage stamp was also issued by Government of India in recognition to his contribution to the literary world.

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Thursday, 14 September 2023

Swarup Rani Nehru - charcoal pencil sketch


Charcoal pencil sketch

Swarup Rani Nehru (Thussu, 1868 – 10 January 1938) was an Indian independence activist. She was the wife of barrister and Indian National Congress leader Motilal Nehru and the mother of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.

She played a prominent role in India's freedom movement in the 1920s–30s as an advocate of civil disobedience against the British Raj and its salt laws, and encouraged women to make salt.

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Kalpana Dutta - Freedom fighter - charcoal pencil sketch

Here is a brief description of Kalpana Dutta, Indian freedom fighter.

Kalpana Dutta was one of the members of Master Da Surya Sen's revolutionary group (an influential Indian revolutionary), who carried forward the work of Pritilata Waddedar. She was a member of Chattri Sangha (a semi-revolutionary organization for women, Kolkata). She was part of the armoury loot, and the first attempt at torching Pahartoli Club (which led to the death of Pritilata). During the second attempt, made by herself and Master Da, the British were better prepared. Kalpana Dutta escaped at that point in time, but Master Da was finally captured in the year 1933. Later, after three months, even she was arrested and sentenced to life for taking part in the Chittagong Armoury Loot. She was released six years later.

Kalpana Dutta was a learned student of science. She was inspired by the martyrdom of Khudiram Bose. The cause of patriotism made inroads in her life while she was in Chittagong. This was further encouraged while she was pursuing her studies in the Bethune College, Kolkata. She breathed her last in the year 1995.

Wednesday, 13 September 2023

Ahilya Bai Holkar - charcoal pencil sketch

Ahilya Bai Holkar (31 May 1725 – 13 August 1795) (My charcoal pencil sketch)

A brief description of the great lady (courtesy Wikipedia)

Ahilya Bai Holkar was the hereditary noble queen of the Maratha Empire, in early-modern India. She established Maheshwar as the seat of Holkar Dynasty. After the demise of her husband Khande Rao Holkar and father-in-law Malhar Rao Holkar, Ahilya Bai herself undertook the affairs of Holkar dynasty..

The Indian postal department released a postage stamp in recognition of the Indian wome power.

Shriram Lagoo - Actor, charcoal pencil sketch

 Hre is my charcoal pencil sketch of eminent Marathi and Hindi actor.  Dr. Shriram Lagoo was an Indian film and theatre actor, in Hindi and ...