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Manu Parekh

Manu Parekh

Manu Parekh is an Indian painter, known for his several paintings on the city of Varanasi. Reported to be influenced by Rabindranath Tagore and Ram Kinker Baij, Parekh is a recipient of the 1982 Lalit Kala Akademi Award. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian award of the Padma Shri, in 1991.

Parekh was born in 1939 in Ahmedabad and graduated in Arts from the Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art, Mumbai in 1962 where he had the opportunity to train under Mukund Shroff. Later he also had a short stint at the National School of Drama ...

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