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South actresses recreating iconic Raja Ravi Varma paintings for 2020 Calendar. Check out HD pictures!

South actresses recreating iconic Raja Ravi Varma paintings for 2020 Calendar. Check out HD pictures!

Photographer G Venkat Ram unveiled his much-awaited 2020 calendar, which turned out to be a nostalgic ode to Raja Ravi Varma, a celebrated artist of the nineteenth century.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Shruti Haasan, Khushbu Sundar, Ramya Krishnan, Lissy Lakshmi, Nadia, Lakshmi Manchu, Priyadarshini Govind, Shobana Chandrakumar, Aishwarya Rajessh and Chamundeshwari have shot for Venkataram’s ‘Recreating Ravi Varma’ calendar for Naam Foundation.

Check out the HD photos below:

Samantha Akkineni


An expectant mother holding a fruit symbolic of a new life.

Aishwarya Rajesh


Portrait of a high minded woman, the Rani of Pudukottai.

Ramya Krishnan


Damayanti listens in rapt attention to the tales of Nala from the swan



Portrait of a Maharashtrian lady after a temple visit.

Shruti Haasan

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Radha in moonlight (pic 1) Portrait of Kurupam (pic2)

Shobana Chandrakumar


There comes papa’s portrait of Ravi Varma’s daughter Mahaprabha.



This painting reflects the private lives of women from different social backgrounds.

Lissy Lakshmi


Portrait of a royal woman from Kerala inspired by Ravi Varma’s style.

Lakshmi Manchu


Portrait of Rani Chimnabai 1 after whom Lakshmi Vilas palace in Tanjore


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Portrait of Maharani Lakshmi Bayi who became the senior rani of Travancore

Priyadarshini Govind

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Kadambari, portrait of a modern, intellectual Bengali lady

If we talk about Raja Ravi Varma, he was a world-famous Indian painter and artist. He is one of the few painters who have managed to accomplish a beautiful unison of the Indian traditions with the techniques of European academic art. Born on 29th April 1848, in Kilimanoor, a small town of Kerala, Raja Ravi Varma is known for his amazing paintings which mainly revolve around the epics of Mahabharta and Ramayana.