Sunday, February 19, 2017

Tripura: This Engineer from Agartala aspires to illuminate the world through his talent!

AGARTALA: Born in a middle-class family in Agartala, Anmay Saha has opted for engineering course after his schooling. Only few months left Anmay to get his B.Tech course certificate, but now he made up his mind to share his creative ideas before the country by getting entry in India’s Got Talent, a reality show telecast in Colors Television Network. Anmay, though an engineering student, he devotes maximum of his time in making out some creative designs from waste products. Currently, he is in final year in civil engineering course at Mathura’s SIMT. Anmay first came in limelight for his innovative crafting of Durga idol with newspapers for an Agartala-base puja organizing club last year. Since childhood, Anmoy had proved his creativity by designing Durga on base of a coin and chalks, Taj Mahal in explosive of a matchstick, an idol of Lord Buddha made of total 7,500 soft drink bottles’ caps, London Bridge made of shaving blades. “My passion is to use waste products like matchstick, chalks, soft-drink bottles’ caps etc. to make something creative designs. I didn’t open up about my work till my designed paper-made Durga idol was showcased in the pandal. Later, I got an order from Health department to made few designs to showcase in Diwali fair in Tripureshwari temple,” Anmoy toldPriyanka Deb Barman. Asked about his career, he instantly said ‘I want to focus on creative designs rather than appearing for job interviews.’ “ I do want to focus fully on my passion after completing my engineering. And frankly speaking, I have no wish to appear for any job interview. My next target is to send few of my works in Limca Book of Records soon. And mostly, I would try to show my designs in India’s Got Talent,” he said. He would show his skill of sand sculpture and live painting in a few hours show organized by him on Tuesday evening at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan in Agartala. He also got sponsorship from five small private companies of the state. In the show, he would began with paying tribute to the Indian Army and then highlighting important burning issues of the current situation in the country – Swachha Bharat Abhiyan, child education, women safety etc. through sand art. Later, he would make live paintings of gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Tripura’s two martyred jawans – Sambhu satmura and Chittaranjan Debbarma with rangoli, glue and glitter and end up with paper-cut painting of Bollywood’s veteran actor Om Puri.
– By Priyanka Deb Burman for TNT- The Northeast Today
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