Faces of India – 321, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu

Faces of India

a series through which I intend to portray the various characters of my country whom I met during my travels. I bring back souvenirs, frozen moments from my travels, why not some memories of people I have met and interacted during the travels. Faces of India is a weekly series in my blog since MARCH 2011. See more here


He was totally perplexed when I sat beside to talk to him and slowly ask him for a photograph. Why me? This is what he does now, drumming during the puja aarti times. Temple authorities are kind he said. But nobody has ever asked me why I do this he replied to my silly queries.

I met him in Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

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9 Responses

  1. Nice portrait .
    Keep sharing _()_

  2. magiceye says:

    He is still wondering and am sure must be wanting to ask you why you are doing what you are 😉

  3. Dol baaje, dol baje dol!

  4. Mridula says:

    Good that you sat and talked!

  5. Even though such people are part of our daily life, usually we fail to recognise their contribution to society. You are doing a beautiful job of bringing such people to our consciousness.

  6. The confusion is quite evident in his expression.

  7. Yogi Saraswat says:

    These are the people who can take our cultural legacy !!

  8. a puzzled look on his face

  9. The dedication reflects from the picture!

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