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Life of a shepherd defines Sukka Sunder’s Art డిసెంబర్ 1, 2011

Posted by M Bharath Bhushan in Art, Identity, landuse, livelihoods, Mahabubnagar, Palamur, Telangana, Yadav.
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ART Friday Review, The Hindu, December 2, 2011

Tales from the village

Sukka Sunder defines his latest collection as a representation of a shepherd’s life. Vishnupriya Bhandaram

Sukka Sunder and his wife, Karuna Sukka’s joint exhibition of paintings and etchings is on display at the Shrishti Art Gallery.

Sunder’s work is defined mostly by animal forms. He says, “My creations and imagery draw a dialogue between me and my surroundings” Sunder grew up in Mehboobnagar, and had many Yadav neighbours and their routine of taming sheep for a livelihood created an impression on him. “The paintings revolve around the daily life of a shepherd and his family” he adds.

Sunder’s works are mostly acrylics on canvas. With bright colours, Sunder takes in a sheep as the primary subject and through that he weaves an excellent tale of a humble village life.

The colours are bright and the subject is simple, yet deep. His piece titled— ‘Returning home’ is poetic. The canvas encapsulates the concept of ‘home’, as the form of a sheep on the gongadi and has village houses in it, marks the importance of the animal and its connection with home. His paintings mark the philosophy of animal husbandry and the folk culture of the Yadavs and how the animal forms a big a part of their celebrations. (మరింత…)

Sadar – Hyderabad Yadav festival అక్టోబర్ 18, 2009

Posted by Telangana Utsav in Culture, Hyderabad, Identity, Telangana, Yadav.
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Sadar festival of Hyderabad

Sadar is unique festival of Hyderabad. The pride of Yadavs.
A photo feature of the special festival by L Vidya Sagar captures the pride of Yadavs and how dear it is to the Yadavs.

Festival for the buffalo- garlands of flowers & shells & tilak
Festival for the buffalo- garlands of flowers & shells & tilak

Young & Old parade their decorated buffalo
Young & Old parade their decorated buffalo