Unique talents have always been praised and appreciated in many fields. Extreme talents have also been grabbed the attention of many and have taken their respective positions in the list of world records. The incredible portrait of Suresh Gopi by Kerala man Nishanth is now a talk between even artists and social media.
The Idukki native, Nishanth used a rare medium to make the portrait of actor and MP Suresh Gopi. The physically challenged artist used 32,423 screws for designing a beautiful portrait and it is now India’s largest painting on a screw canvas. He completed the picture of Suresh Gopi within 144 hours using an electric screw drill and the portrait weighs about 100 kilograms. Moreover, the four feet wide and long work of art form which has been completed in just 20 days bagged the India book of records later.
The Idukki, Nedumangalam native is basically a painter from his area. He had met with an accident 7 years ago while he was working on the fifth floor of his worksite in Kumaly in 2014. Although he is paralyzed below the waist, his dreams urged him to go way ahead to achieve something like this. Vanquishing his disabilities, he already drew thousands of pictures with his sole confidence, and with the new achievement, he proved that he is indeed a true inspiration for many.
“I have utilized my talents when I felt that life is going to be in darkness after my accident. With god’s grace I obtained the opportunity to rise up and go ahead,” said Nishanth to 24.