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Beyond the Arch

Beyond the Arch

Beyond The Arch, a short film, is a tribute to the birth place of Raja Ravi Varma, who was born M. R. Ry. Ravi Varma Koil Thampuran of Kilimanoor at Kilimanoor Palace, in the erstwhile princely state of Travancore. The film was released on 29 April 2017, to mark Raja Ravi Varma's 169th birth anniversary. The eight-minute movie also depicted the ascending graph of the artist for which he is revered till today. Through this film the the Foundation attempted to highlight his key collection - The Mysore Oil Collection.

Historian and UNESCO Fellow Dr Choodamani Nandagopal spoke on the subject. The talk detailed her learning and understanding on Raja Ravi Varma's Mysore Oil Collection, on which she has completed her thesis. Guest of Honour, Kannada cine star Puneet Rajkumar unveiled the first view of the film.

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