I am a Renowned Typewriter Artist of India.
One of only 5-6 such artists in the World, presently only 3 are active. Creating unique portraits of celebrities on manual typewriter using different alpha numerals on manual typewriter. It requires a lot of patience, perserversnce, determination, dedication, accuracy, etc. These portraits are done meticulously, as a single mistake could spoil the picture. It takes about 10-12 hours to create one such portrait.
Have made a World Record of the largest Typewritten Portrait of India's Melody Queen "Lata Mangeshkar" (21.4 ft. x 13.3 ft. - 364 sheets of A4 size paper and it took me about 268 hours) . This was declared at Moscow, Russia in 1998.
Was interviewed by the Associated Press Television, USA, for a programme entitled "Extraordinary People", which was telecast all over the world.
Entries of the world record are in the "Book of Alternative Records" published in London, "India Book of Records -2010" published in Delhi, India and "Believe the Unbelievable" published in Washington DC, USA.
Member of the Saxonia World Record Holders' Club in Germany.
Have presented typewritten portraits to Indian Celebrities like Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshar, Amitabh Bachchan, Sunil Gavaskar and His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Sachin Tendulkar, Yogrishi Swami Ramdeo, Uddhav Thackeray, Raj Thackeray... They were all very much impressed.
Having a number of publications of the art in the Indian National dailies as well as in The Moscow Times, Moscow, Russia. and mention of the World Record in various websites in different languages all over the world.
I have other hobbies like Playing Harmonium & Violin, Listening to Indian Classical Music, Pop Music, Playing Badminton, Table Tennis, Swimming, etc.
Uday Mahadeo Talwalkar
Renowned Typewriter Artist