SSR Death Anniversary: Throwback On How Odisha Sand Artists Paid Tributes To Actor
Puri: It was exactly a year ago on June 14, 2020 that the alleged suicide of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput left the country shocked and grief stricken.
In Odisha, sand artists Sudarsan Pattnaik and Manas Kumar Sahoo had taken to their traditional canvases to pay tributes to the late actor.
Sudarsan had paid homage to Sushant through his sand art and a video of the same soon went viral on social media. “Shocked and stunned to know about the demise of #SushantSinghRajput. My condolence for his family. My tribute through Sand Art installation. We will miss you #RIPSSR,” the artist had posted on Twitter.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) June 14, 2020
Similarly, Manas paid tribute to Sushant with a heart-touching sand art. Drawing the smiling face of SSR, he added a note, “You will always live with us.” Adding some candles and flowers, the artist wrote on the other side, “Tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput.”
Odisha: Sand animator Manas Kumar Sahoo creates a sand art in Puri to pay tribute to actor Sushant Singh Rajput who committed suicide at his residence in Bandra, Mumbai earlier today. pic.twitter.com/XN4MYvbwKv
— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2020