Anand Mahindra Responds To A Man Who Made His Portrait Using Ancient Tamil Letters


An artist named Ganesh from Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram drew a portrait of industrialist Anand Mahindra by using ancient Tamil letters. The artist’s intricate and creative work has garnered praise on the Internet. The video of his drawing on the artist’s Twitter handle even got a reaction from the industrialist Mr. Mahindra himself.

Ganesh took to Twitter and posted a video of him drawing the portrait of Anand Mahindra. His 24-second clip was tweeted on May 19, which went viral with has more than 1.75 lakh views. The video shows the artist using ancient Tamil letters (741) to create a mindblowing portrait of Anand Mahindra. Ganesh tagged the business tycoon in his Tweet and wrote:

“Hey, @anandmahindra. This is Ganesh, from Kanchipuram, I have drawn a pic of you with 741 Ancient Tamil letters. It’s one of the first drawings of this kind. Would love to hear your opinion on this” 

Take a look at the video:

In response, Anand Mahindra was all praise for the artist and also expressed his desire to place the portrait in his house. He wrote the entire message in Tamil. When translated the tweet says, “For the sake of the grandeur of the Tamil language, I would like to place a portrait in my house in appreciation of the creator”

The video received tons of reactions and was viewed over 142k times and people were stunned by the skills of the artist and the creativeness of the artwork. A few netizens also requested Ganesh to make more of such commissioned artworks.

After receiving the note of appreciation from the Anand Mahindra himself, Ganesh thanked him in Tamil. He said,

“Hello sir. Thank you, sir … I am so glad you set aside time for me in the midst of your workload and complimented me. It was the most memorable day of my life. I look forward to giving you this sketch” 

Netizens responded and praised the work of the artist wholeheartedly and the response of Anand Mahindra. Take a look at their reactions:

Check out the talented artist, Ganesh’s Instagram account:


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