MG Kumar- M.G. Kumar has followed in the footsteps of the great realistic painter, Raja Ravi Verma. Born in Kerala, M.G. Kumar did his PG diploma in Fine Arts from Raja Ravi Verma College of Arts, Mavelikara. M.G. Kumar specializes in creating textured paintings using palette knife. His professional work is a surge of nature, hope, happiness and enthusiasm, and is colours give a sense of spirituality. His paintings have breathed new life into old traditions and architecture. His original style of realism invigorates the places and faces of India, depicting the everyday life of the plebians and pilgrims alike as they move through the narrow lanes of Varanasi and the hustle-bustle of its streets.