Sunday 6 August 2023

"Whispers of the Wilderness" at Jehangir Gallery

Art enthusiasts and nature lovers are in for a treat as the Jehangir Art Gallery proudly presents "Whispers of the Wilderness," an exquisite art exhibit by Vinita Sadarangani. The show will take place from 8th to 14th August 2023, between 11 am and 7 pm.

Artist: Vinita Sadarangani


Step into a world where art and nature converge, as Vinita Sadarangani takes you on a mesmerizing journey through her collection of beautiful and reflective artworks. The exhibit promises to transport visitors to the heart of the forest, where trees transform into storytellers, revealing tales of wonder and serenity. Within the enchanting tapestry of this showcase, a profound purpose unfolds, inviting nature enthusiasts to join hands in the noble quest for safeguarding our beloved forests.

Drawing inspiration from the Impressionist movement, Vinita's paintings masterfully blend loose brushwork, vibrant colors, and an impeccable understanding of light and atmosphere. Through a fusion of Impressionism and abstraction, she breaks away from conventional representation, delving into the realm of emotions and interpretations. Each canvas becomes a captivating symphony of colors and shapes, inviting viewers to explore their connections and responses to the artwork.


Through her paintings, Vinita aspires to create a sanctuary of emotions, where hearts find solace and spirits soar.  This enchanting exhibit at the Jehangir Art Gallery, a celebration of art and nature promises to leave you awe-inspired.

Press Release

From: 8th to 14th August 2023

"Whispers of the Wilderness"

Solo show of Paintings by contemporary artist Vinita Sadarangani



Jehangir Art Gallery

161-B, M.G. Road,

Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400 001

Timing: 11am to 7pm

Contact: +91 9892969660



“Rhapsody 2023” A Group Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures organized to support cancer patients

In the heart of Mumbai, the ARTIVAL FOUNDATION, an esteemed art promotion institution, orchestrates a breathtaking group art show, Rhapsody 2023. This grand event is a harmonious convergence of 25 revered contemporary Artists, hailing from the present art world.

The talented and renowned artists participating in this exhibition include Vasudeo Kamath, Prakash Ghadge, Pradip Sarkar, Ajay De, Ashif Hossain, Shashikant Dhotre, Gopal Pardeshi, Birakishor Patra, Deepak B. Patil, Vishal Phasale, Jaydeb Dolui, Govind Sirsat, Santosh Bhoir, Dr. Shankar Sharma, Pratibha Goel, Maredu Ramu, Dr. Shefali Bhujbal, Maya B, Ramanpreet Kaur Narang, Sudipta Adhikari, Kashyap Ray, Jyotsna Sonavane, Shailesh Gurav. They come together in a splendid display of their masterpieces at the renowned Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, transforming it into an ethereal gallery of artistic brilliance. 

This show is curated by Sharad Gurav, Satish Patil

'Rhapsody 2023' endeavors to present the diverse and captivating works of these artists, each adorned with meaningful expressions and a kaleidoscope of mediums, techniques, and color tones. The grandeur of this exhibition aims to touch the hearts of prospective art collectors, lovers, and patrons on a global scale.

Beyond its visual splendor, this art show is imbued with a noble purpose - to inspire compassion and support for those bravely battling cancer. The show's magnanimity is further enhanced by the generous support and inspiration received from the esteemed CANCER PATIENTS AID ASSOCIATION (CPAA). A portion of the proceeds from this enchanting affair will be devoted to this renowned organizations dedicated to cancer research, treatment, and patient care.

Vasudeo Kamath, Jiva & Shiva, Oil on canvas

At the core of the ARTIVAL FOUNDATION's mission lies the pursuit of uncovering hidden gems among talented artists residing in both rural and urban India. Exhibitions like Rhapsody 2023 serve as stepping stones, connecting these artists with art lovers. 

Press Release

From: 8th to 14th August 2023

Artival Foundation presents “Rhapsody 2023”


A Group Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures organized to support cancer patients


Jehangir Art Gallery

Auditorium Hall 161-B, M.G.Road, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400 001

Timing: 11am to 7pm.Contact: +91 9920804573, 9833949788

Rhapsody 2023 - A Spectacular Show with Purpose

Saturday 5 August 2023

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IIFM) 2023:National award winning director Raj Pritam More Short film"Bichauliya" lead nomination

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IIFM) 2023 has announced nominations for its 14th edition. The event is the only film festival outside of Indian soil that is backed by the government of another country. The festival also honours OTT content in three categories.

National film award-winning director  Raj Pritam More’s new Hindi Short film’’ Bichauliya’’( Middleman).Produces by Girish Arora & Sangeeta Arora.Present by Sane insane pictures.

’BICHAULIYA’’( Middleman) Hindi short film based on Saadat Hasan Manto Story, it’s a new adaptation screenplay of today's time and contemporary new vision of 2022 ( written by Sameer Tabhane).It's a story of man’s manhood!.It's traveling to all international film festivals.Its world premiere'' South Asian Shorts'' at Long Island South Asian Film festival .USA.Two Awards  at 3rd MICFF India Shorts film festival Mumbai 2023.Screening''Asian corner'' at Indian Film Festival Melbourne 23.
Raj More 

Well-known Marathi actor, Ankur Wadhve, from the comic show “Chala Hawa Yeu Dya”, is making his debut in Hindi film industry through this short film. He is sharing the screen with the talented, Indira Tiwari, who was seen in “Serious men” alongside Nawazuddin. She is ready to surprise the audience again with her acting in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s released film “Gangubai Kathiawadi”.

The awards include series and movies released between 1st June 2022 to 31st May 2023. Leading the categories of Short Film,Best Film, Best Actor, and Best Actress include movies like Darlings, Monica O My Darling, Ponniyin Selvan, and Kantara. 

In the streaming category, series like Trial By Fire, Jubilee, and Delhi Crime Season 2 have garnered the highest number of nominations. Only series that are available in the Australian subcontinent have been considered for the awards. 

Earlier, it was revealed that R Balki’s Ghoomer will premiere at the festival. The film will kickstart the festival on August 12. Ghoomer stars Saiyami Kher and Abhishek Bachchan.

- Art Blogazine