Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courier-1

Two Sindhi Sand-Painting Artists Earn World Fame

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Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courier-1Babar and Raja Soomro, real brothers of Dadu district, completed a Sand Painting Glass Scenery in 10 hours in UAE’s YAS Mall and got their names included in Guinness World Records  

By Allah Bux Khushik

Dadu: Two Sindhi brothers, working as sand artists in UAE, have earned the world fame and got their name included in Guinness World Records after painting the world’s largest sand glass scenery in YAS Mall of Abu Dhabi.

Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courie-2Residents of Sita town of Dadu district, Late Akbar Ali’s two sons Babar Ali Soomro and Raja Soomro, had used 2735 kg sand with different colors for glass painting within 10 hours.

At a sand painting art event, Babar and Raja made a glass painting in which UAE’s traditional desert scene was depicted. The sand glass painting shows a camels’ caravan on the way with a tree on one side and a water stream on the other; a mountain and flying birds above it while sky is covered by clouds at the sun setting time.

Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courie-3Both the brothers prepared sand glass painting with the support of Imran Kalhoro under the supervision of Imtaiz Shaikh, who is also representative of Sindhi Association.

Speaking to this scribe on telephone from UAE, Babar Soomro told that   he along with his four brothers are working as artists since 17 years.

Babar said that he and his brother Raja worked hard day and night and many times during the work they could not sleep at nights.

Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courie-4Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courie-5Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courie-6“Within 10 hours we painted largest sand glass scenery, which the YAS Mall of UAE got included in Guinness World Records,” he told.

Babar said that other countries’ artists like Palestine attempted to paint the sand but they all failed to make a record.

Babar expressed joy and was very happy that he had earned fame for the country’s name before world.

Babar and Raja Soomro had painted photos of many celebrities of various countries using the different shades in sand art. The celebrities include Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, Saudi King Muhammad Suleman, Shaikh Muhammad Bin Suleman, Shaikh Muhammad Bin Rashid, Shaikh Zaid and Shaikh Muhammad bin Zaid.

Babar Soomro pledged that Sindh’s historical heritage like Mohen Jo Daro, Rani Kot Fort, Gorakh Hill Station, Khuda Abad Mosque, Manchhar Lake, Indus River, ruins of Amri, life style of people of Kachho and Thar would be painted with sand inside the glass casing soon.

Two Sindhi Sand Painting Artists Earn World Fame - Sindh Courie-9Family members of artist Babar and Raja Soomro have appealed to Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa to announce special award for them because the two brothers had brightened country’s name before world.

Meanwhile, neighbors, relatives and friends of Babar and Raja Soomro have expressed best wishes for them for their bright future through messages on social media.

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