Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand sculpture celebrates India’s Oscars

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Renowned Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik recently created a magnificent sand sculpture to celebrate India’s success at the Oscars 2023. The artist used around five tonnes of sand to create the sculpture, which has garnered significant attention online. The images of sand art capture the essence of the two awards that India has won at the Oscars.

India received the prestigious Academy Awards for the Best Original Song and the Best Documentary (Short) categories. The song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from the movie ‘RRR’ received the Best Original Song award, while the documentary ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ won the Best Documentary (Short) award.

Sudarsan Pattnaik is renowned for his sand sculptures that often depict political, social, and cultural events. The acclaimed sand artist has won several awards and recognitions for his work, including the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award in India.

The sand sculpture created by Pattnaik celebrates the achievements of the Indian film industry at the Oscars. The artwork showcases a sand replica of the Oscar statuette with the Indian tricolor flag in the background. The sculpture also includes depictions of elephants and musical notes to represent the award-winning documentary and song, respectively.

Pattnaik’s sand sculpture has garnered significant attention and praise from people across India and the world. Netizens have shared the images of the sculpture widely on social media, praising Pattnaik’s creativity and talent.

Staff Reporter

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