In pics: South Indian stars breathe life into G Venket Ram’s renditions of Raja Ravi Varma’s iconic paintings

Actresses including Samantha, Shruti Haasan, Khushbu Sundar, Lakshmi Manchu and Ramya Krishnan, among others turned muse for the celebrity photographer's calendar 

author_img Published :  05th February 2020 09:46 PM   |   Published :   |  05th February 2020 09:46 PM
This painting reflects the private lives of women from different social backgrounds, portrayed by Nadia
This painting reflects the private lives of women from different social backgrounds, portrayed by Nadia
Portrait of Rani Chimnabai 1 after whom Lakshmi Vilas palace in Tanjore is named, portrayed by  Lakshmi Manchu
Portrait of Rani Chimnabai 1 after whom Lakshmi Vilas palace in Tanjore is named, portrayed by Lakshmi Manchu
Portrait of a Maharashtrian lady after a temple visit, portrayed by Khushbu Sundar
Portrait of a Maharashtrian lady after a temple visit, portrayed by Khushbu Sundar
‘There comes papa’ portrait of Ravi Varma 's daughter Mahaprabha, portrayed by Shobana Chandrakumar
‘There comes papa’ portrait of Ravi Varma 's daughter Mahaprabha, portrayed by Shobana Chandrakumar
Portrait of Rani of Kurupam, portrayed by  Shruti Haasan
Portrait of Rani of Kurupam, portrayed by Shruti Haasan
Portrait of a high minded woman, the Rani of Pudukottai, portrayed by Aishwarya Rajesh
Portrait of a high minded woman, the Rani of Pudukottai, portrayed by Aishwarya Rajesh
Portrait of a royal woman from Kerala inspired by Ravi Varma 's style, portrayed by Lissy Lakshmi
Portrait of a royal woman from Kerala inspired by Ravi Varma 's style, portrayed by Lissy Lakshmi
Kadambari, Portrait of a modern, intellectual Bengali lady, portrayed by Priyadarshini Govind
Kadambari, Portrait of a modern, intellectual Bengali lady, portrayed by Priyadarshini Govind
Damayanti listens in rapt attention to the tales of Nala from the swan, portrayed by Ramya Krishnan
Damayanti listens in rapt attention to the tales of Nala from the swan, portrayed by Ramya Krishnan
Portrait of Maharani Lakshmi Bai who became the senior rani of Travancore, portrayed by Chamundeshwari, a beneficiary at Naam
Portrait of Maharani Lakshmi Bai who became the senior rani of Travancore, portrayed by Chamundeshwari, a beneficiary at Naam
Radha in moonlight, portrayed by Shruti Haasan
Radha in moonlight, portrayed by Shruti Haasan
An expectant mother holding a fruit symbolic of a new life, portrayed by Samantha Prabhu
An expectant mother holding a fruit symbolic of a new life, portrayed by Samantha Prabhu

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