HYDERABAD, NOVEMBER 27, 2016 – Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts organized an impressive art show in tribute to the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee on his 76th birth anniversary.
The show was inaugurated by Mr. M. Jayanth Reddy, Grandmaster – Taekwondo and Guinness World Records holder who himself is a fan of the legendary Bruce Lee.
Mr. K.K. Senthil Kumar – Star cinematographer, Mr. S. Pradeep Kumar – Director, Academics & Planning, JNAFA University and Mr. S.N. Vikas – Principal, College of Fine Arts, JNAFA University were the Guests of Honour at the event held at the Nehru Art Gallery, JNAFA University, Masab Tank, Hyderabad.
The art show featured extraordinary, true-to-life pencil sketches, paintings and abstracts of Bruce Lee by first year BFA Animation Arts Program students of Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts, Dilsukhnagar.
Mr. Jayanth Reddy, Grandmaster – Taekwondo appreciated the students on the outstanding works of arts, saying it was commendable that BFA Fine Arts students were able to demonstrate such artistic finesse in their very first year which indicates the high training standards of Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts. Inspired by Bruce Lee to take up Martial Arts after watching his first film, Mr. Jayanth Reddy said that he travelled to over 100 countries to participate in various martial arts competitions and won over 46 world records, all thanks to the legendary Bruce Lee’s inspiring achievements and profound philosophies which propogated martial arts as not just a physical ability but also a mental skill.
Mr. K.K. Senthil Kumar, cinematographer of such epic films as Magadheera and Bahubali congratulated students on their brilliant work and their special initiative. Remembering the legend, he said that Bruce Lee invented a new genre of martial arts films and ‘never-say-die’ spirit and his deep, life-enriching philosophies serve as a fountain of inspiration to people across the world, even 43 years after his death.
Mr. S. Pradeep Kumar – Director, Academics & Planning, JNAFA University was delighted at the high standards of art displayed by the Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts students saying they have done an excellent job and that the art show was a fitting, thoughtful tribute to Bruce Lee who not only revolutionized martial arts but also introduced the world to a new dimension of mind and body control.
Mr. S.N. Vikas – Principal, College of Fine Arts, JNAFA University said that we all remember Bruce Lee to this day only because of his inspiring personality. Referring to the exceptional drawing and painting skills of students, he said that he saw great potential and a bright future for all the BFA Animation students of Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts. He had special words of praise for one student who created an extraordinary abstract painting of Bruce Lee and said that Bruce Lee is a character that everyone can take inspiration from to become as successful like him.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Raja Sekhar Buggaveeti thanked the guests of honour for their encouragement to the students. Commenting on the observation of the guests that the portraits were of a very high standard, he said that BFA Animation students at Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts are required to create portraits as part of their extensive skill enhancement programs every year and students chose Bruce Lee as their subject this year to honour the icon on his 76th Birth Anniversary.