|
|
|
|
|
6th Zilhaj 1435 | Thursday, Oct 02, 2014
Entertainment

John Abraham pledges Rs 10 lakh in support of Biennale

Sunday, 16 December 2012
Comments(0)
Kochi, December 16:

Bollywood Actor John Abraham visited a key site of Kochi-Muziris Biennale today and pledged Rs 10 lakh in support of the three-month art extravaganza.

The 39-year-old paid a detailed two-hour visit to Aspinwall House in Fort Kochi, the main venue of the event
that began on December 12.

John, whose father is an architect from Aluva near the city, was taken around various installation art and painting
sites at the sea-facing heritage building by fellow Mumbaikar Bose Krishnamachari, Malayali co-curator of India's first Biennale.

The actor said the Biennale had the capability to refine the mind of the viewer.

"It is when you get to know deeper about an art that you plumb its amazing depths. I've now got the inspiration to
visit more biennales across the world. I'm extremely happy to visit my native land in this kind of an occasion," he said.

John said the country today required artistic endeavours like the Biennale.

I'm totally convinced that it merits major financial backing. As an artiste myself, I believe it is my
responsibility to do my bit for it," he added.

------------------------PTI

Latest News

Balayya to woo his fans as CBI officer

After giving back to back hits with Simha and Legend, Balakrishna is busy with a new project. Balayya is ready to woo hi ...

Tariq blames Cong for Mahahashtra break up

Blaming Congress for break up of alliance in Maharashtra assembly poll, NCP General Secretary Tariq ...

Modi pays surprise visit to police station

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid a surprise visit to the Mandir Marg police station in central Delhi to check how clean it was. ...

Related News

Madison Square Garden a premier venue for sports, entertainment

Madison Square Garden in the heart of Manhattan, where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi captivate ...

Ill-health keeps Lata Mangeshkar away from 85th birthday celebration

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 85 Sunday, skipped her birthday celebrations as she was ...

'Two Night Stand': Insight Into Sexual Evolution

With stereotypical characters, "Two Night Stand" is a twitchy tale of romance between two down and o ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26690 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think Satya Nadella's meeting with KCR is a booster for IT in Telangana state?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com