Category Archives: Culture & Creativity

LONGEST BENGALI POEM

The record for composing the longest Bengali poem of 1,001 lines with 4,741 words was achieved by Dr. Chandan Saha (born on January 7, 1979) of Agartala, Tripura, wherein by dividing the entire poem into 200 cantos of 5 lines each, a 72 pages book has been compiled and published titled as Amar Dekha Biborno Rekha ISBN: 978-81-904859-0-7, by Writers Publication in the year 2015, confirmed as on December 25, 2018.

MOST CHARACTERS PERFORMED BY A WOMAN IN A SINGLE ACT

The record for the most number of characters performed by a woman in a single act “Janaka Jaathe Janaki” to depict the entire life of Sita based on Valmiki Ramayana is of 111 characters and was achieved by Helen Mysore of Bengaluru, Karnataka. The drama is directed by Dr. SLN Swamy and presented by Ranga Badukh Trust at Raveendra Kalakshetra, Bengaluru, Karnataka on October 27, 2018.

LARGEST MOSAIC OF AN INDIAN CRICKETER USING CLAY DIYAS

The record for creating the largest mosaic of an Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli measuring 9.5×14sqft by assembling 4482 clay diyas in 6 different colours in 8 hours was achieved by Abaasaheb Shewale (born on December 9, 1986) and his team of Mumbai, Maharashtra at Seawoods Grand Central Mall, Nerul, Navi Mumbai on November  28, 2018. 

LONGEST KASU MALA

The record for creating the longest Kasu Mala, a traditional long necklace of the state Kerala, which is 120 feet in length was achieved by the International School of Design and Shree Jeen Education Centre, Kolkata, wherein the iconic jewelry was suspended from a 5-story building approximately 70ft tall, the Poddar Pious in Kolkata, West Bengal to glorify the Indian culture as on October 13, 2018. 

SMALLEST STATUE ON PENCIL LEAD

The record for the smallest statue on a pencil lead is 1.4cm of Dr. Vallabhbhai Patel, a replica of The Statue of Unity, and was achieved by Navratan Prajapati (born on August 2, 1985) of Jaipur, Rajasthan on October 31, 2018.