Satish Gujral, younger brother of former PM Inderkumar Gujaral, is a Prominent Indian painter, sculptor, muralist, graphic designer, writer and architect. He was born in Jhelum, West Punjab (British India). A sickness at the age of 8 years resulted in impairment of hearing.
He has consistently dominated the art scene in India for the entire post-independent era. He has won an equal acclaim as an architect. His design of the Belgium Embassy in New Delhi has been selected by the international Forum of architects as one of the one thousand best built in the 20th century round the world. “A Brush with Life” is a 24 minute documentary made on his life. It was released in 2012 and it explores the literary, cultural, political and personal influences on his life and works. In 1999, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Vibhushan.
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