Big B unveils mural of Dadasaheb Phalke in Mumbai

The 120 x 150 foot mural of Dadasaheb Phalke has been painted by artist Ranjit Dhaiya (Bollywood Art Project) and unveiled by Amitabh Bachchan and Piyush Pandey.

Big B unveils mural of Dadasaheb Phalke in Mumbai
The St+art Mumbai edition gave the MTNL building at Bandra Reclamation a Bollywoodesque makeover. The 120 x 150 foot mural of Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema, has been painted by artist Ranjit Dhaiya ( Bollywood Art Project) and unveiled by Amitabh Bachchan and Piyush Pandey.

Ranjit says, “Keeping Mumbai’s love for the film industry in mind, the one individual that I instantly thought of was Dadasaheb Phalke, who deserved the most prominent mural.” What’s next? “I would like to do an aerial view painting on a huge sheet of tarpaulin in Dharavi where people fl ying into the city would be able to see it from the plane. It would be welcoming them to Mumbai — the city of Bollywood.”
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