Ram V Sutar

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Full NameRam Vanji Sutar
Famous ForSculpting the Statue of Unity in Gujarat, India
Debut1954 (As a Sculptor)
Awards/Honours• Padma Shri (1999)
• Padma Bhushan (2016)
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 February 1925
Age (as in 2018)93 Years
BirthplaceGondur Village, Dhule, Bombay Presidency, British India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownDhule, Maharashtra, India
SchoolA primary school at his village in Gondur
College/UniversitySir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, India
Educational QualificationA Degree in Sculpture
MentorShriram Krishna Joshi
HobbiesReading, Carpentry, Playing Musical Instruments
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateYear– 1952
ChildrenSon– Anil Sutar (Sculptor)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Ram V. Sutar

  • Sutar was born to a carpenter father, which was mainly the reason why he started his career as a carpenter.
  • His mentor, Shriram Krishna Joshi attracted and motivated him towards drawing and painting.
  • At the end of his course at the Sir J.J. School of Art, Sutar was awarded a Gold Medal for modeling (Sculpture).
  • Having completed his education, he took a job to renovate the statues of Ajanta and Ellora. He did his job there for 4 years between 1954 and 1958.
  • In 1958, Sutar applied for a government job in Delhi and became a technical Assistant (Model) in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B).
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  • In 1959, he had to leave his government job to become an independent professional sculptor.
  • His first notable work was the Chambal Monument, a 45-meter monument at Gandhi Sagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh, India. India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru was very impressed by this work.

    The statue of Chambal Mother was sculpted by Ram V. Sutar.

    Ram V Sutar

    Ram V Sutar

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