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Laxman Aelay

Born in 1965 in the Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, India, Laxman Aelay is a highly acclaimed Hyderabad based artist. He is known for his nostalgic paintings that depict the people he grew up amongst, in his ancestral village of Kadirenigudem in modern day Telangana state.An extremely respected senior artist today, known for his versatality, Laxman Aelay started his career as a signboard painter and then went on to design and illustrate books, for which he is highly regarded in the Telugu literary circle.  In his most recent ‘Poolamma Series’, Laxman Aelay is experimenting with hyperrealism, using big and bold colours and backgrounds to create eye-catching, stunning paintings.

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