RIP Dhiraj Choudhury

Dhiraj Choudhury was a modern Indian painter of international acclaim. My first association with him started in 1996. Dhiraj da was an extremely energised person over and above being an acclaimed senior artist who had an unusual knack of getting people together through art with his warm and friendly nature. I had the opportunity of meeting him at several occasions and also exhibiting my works with his for a duo show at the Nehru centre, Mumbai 2003… I always wanted to buy his works and it so happened that I was leaving for Pune from Delhi and he overnight made me my first piece of art as a collector… He was indeed a very prolific Artist…will always remember him with great respect and admiration…May his soul rest in peace.