Aug 19, 2013

A painter who scripted 50-plus children’s books - The Hindu

A painter who scripted 50-plus children’s books - The Hindu: "In the early 1970s, A. Ramachandran was amused to hear his son saying “gol gol” for anything the toddler found exciting in their city of Delhi. That Hindi word, meaning ‘round’, proved the trigger for the renowned painter to come up with picture books with circle-shaped objects.

“If he liked the ice-cream very much, Rahul would say with a yell, ‘Arrey! This is gol gol!’ I thoroughly enjoyed that expression,” recalls the 78-year-old artist, currently holding his first-ever exhibition in native Kerala."

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