News Nation Logo

Raja Ravi Varma’s Iconic Paintings Reimagined In 2020 By Photographer

Raja Ravi Varmas iconic paintings brought to life through models and actors by photographer G Venketfor for his 2020 calendar.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 February 2020, 02:19:27 PM
G Venket's photography

G Venket's photography

1

Photographer G Venket has rounded up some of the South Indian film industry’s most loved faces such as Shruti Hassan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Khushbu Sundar, Ramya Krishnan, Lissy Lakshmi, Nadia, Lakshmi Manchu, Priyadarshini Govind, Aishwarya Rajessh, Shobana Chandrakumar, to recreate Raja Ravi Varma's iconic portraits for his calendar. (Photo credit: G Venket)

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

2

An expectant mother holding a fruit symbolic of a new life modelled by Samantha Ruth Prabhu. (Photo credit: G Venket)

Shruti Hassan

Shruti Hassan

3

Radha in moonlight reimagined by Shruti Hassan. (Photo credit: G Venket)

Aishwarya Rajessh

Aishwarya Rajessh

4

Portrait of a high-minded woman, the Rani of Pudukottai modelled by Aishwarya Rajessh. (Photo credit: G Venket)

Shobana Chandrakumar

Shobana Chandrakumar

5

'There comes papa’ portrait of Ravi Varma’s daughter Mahaprabha, portrayed by Shobana Chandrakumar. (Photo credit: G Venket)

Ramya Krishnan

Ramya Krishnan

6

Damayanti listening to the tales of Nala from the swan, portrayed by Ramya Krishnan. (Photo credit: G Venket)

Lakshmi Manchu

Lakshmi Manchu

7

Portrait of Rani Chimnabai 1 after whom Lakshmi Vilas palace in Tanjore is named, portrayed by Lakshmi Manchu. (Photo credit: G Venket)