RAJASEKHARAN PARAMESWARAN

"The Guinness World Records 'LARGEST EASEL' was made by Rajasekharan Parameswaran.
It is 56.5 ft tall and 31 ft wide and holds the painting of EMS of size 50 ft width and 25 ft height and was measured on 19thApril 2008"

"The Guinness World Records 'LARGEST DEVIL'S KNOT (EDAKOODAM)' measured with each piece of the puzzle 7.30 m long, 0.60 m wide and 0.60 m high, and was achieved by Rajasekharan Parameswaran, at the Raviz, Kollam, Kerala, India on 27 December 2017. This is the second successful attempt at setting this record.

Born in Vilavancode Taluk in Kanyakumari, Rajasekharan is a self-taught artist with many accolades for his work.
Inspired by the works of Peter Paul Rubens and Rambrant, he started recreating his own world of realist portraits.
His portraits of the celebrities are highly praised and features in many celebrated private collections now.

Rajasekharan experimented with the mass culture of commercial art space of huge commercial hoardings all over
Kerala and Tamilnadu with the same ardent passion.Saddened by the fast disappearing culture of hand painted,
eco-friendly hoardings and its replacement by the massive manufacturing of flex boards, he ventured into the
unique project of painting the world's largest easel. The Guinness World Record and Limca Book of Record acknowledged his success.

His Mathematical skill helped him to construct the Largest Edakoodam(Devil's Knot) In December 2017.

His other passion, auteur cinema made him one of the most renowned art directors in the country. He has worked with the renowned
Indian filmmaker, Adoor Gopalakrishnan for many films and won many awards for his work as an art director.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 1. Guinness World Records....................The Largest Easel (2008)
  • 2.Guinness World Records..........The Largest Devil's Knot (2017)
  • 3. Limca Book of World Records............Largest Easel Painting (2010)
  • 4. Best Art Director, Kerala State Film Awards 2007...Film: Four Women, Dir. Adoor.
  • 5. National Award for Gandhiji Painting 2010 (Bhikkuram Jain Art Award, New Delhi)
  • 6. Sathyan Memorial Award(2008)., Kerala Cultural Forum, Trivandrum.
  • 7. Featured Artist, International Contemporary Artists Vol: VI, New York, UK.
  • 8. Showcase winner, Artslant online art competition 2010, Fedal Castro Painting

FILMOGRAPHY

  • 1. Shadow Kill (Nizhalkuthu-2002)..........................................Assistant Director
  • 2. Maestro's Memoirs (2005)..................................................Art Director
  • 3. Dance of the Enchantress (2006).......................................Art Director
  • 4. Four Women (Naalu Pennungal-2007)...............................Art Director
  • 5. A Climate for Crime(Oru Pennum Randaanum-2008)........Art Director
  • 6. Happiness (Magizchi-2010)................................................Art Director
  • 7. Kanyaka Talkies(2013).......................................................Art Director
  • 8. Once Again (Pinneyum-2016)............................................Art Director
  • 9. Ayaal Sasi (2016)...............................................................Art Director
  • 10. Sukhantyam (2018)..........................................................Art Director

EXHIBITIONS

  • 1. Alshine Art Forum-2009,Group show, New Delhi
  • 2. Thoorikai-2010.,Group show, Nagercoil
  • 3. International Contemporary art Festival-2010, Daegu, Republic of Korea
  • 4. All India Annual Art Exhibition 2010, New Delhi
  • 5. Thane Art Show-2012, Lalit Kala Akademy, Chennai
  • 6. Memoirs Journey-2015, Elegance Club, Malaysia
  • 7. Oxford International Art Fair-2015, Oxford, UK
  • 8. Art Now-The artists fair-2015, London, UK
  • 9. Oxford International Art Fair-2016, Oxford, UK
  • 10. Symposium of Oil Painting Exhibition-2016, Batu Gajah, Malaysia.
  • 11. Oil Painting Demo of Dr. APJ ABDUL KALAM at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology(IIST) Trivandrum, India.
  • 12. Oil painting Demo of EMS NAMBOODIRIPAD at "EMS-ntey Lokam"-National Seminar-2018, at Wandoor, Malappuram, Kerala.
  • 13. Oil painting Demo-2019 of Kerala state Police Chief and DGP, Lokanath_Behera,IPS, at Band stand, Museum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  • 14. Chithra Sancharam-2019, the national level painting exhibition at Kerala Lalithakala Akademi Art Gallery, Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram.