Paintings along the wall of 90 Feet Road to give a new look to Thakurli | Bombay News
The wall along the 90ft road in Thakurli will wear a new look in the coming days with eye-catching colorful paintings as the city’s artists are busy painting it with different images, messages and themes
The wall along the 90ft road in Thakurli will wear a new look in the coming days with eye-catching colorful paintings as city artists are busy painting it with different images, messages and themes.
At the initiative of the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC), local builders and artists, the painting of this wall began on January 5th.
A total of 10 late artists from JJ Arts, Mumbai painted the wall and aim to complete it by January 20.
“This particular road has a long wall. If painted, the wall will completely change the appearance of the road. The painting is done in different themes including the Indian festival, the achievements of the country. Another group also does sports-based paintings,” said Amol Bochare, one of the artists.
The wall was painted with different festivals of the country. Some paintings represent the famous places of the city like the fort of Durgadi and the railway stations. A painting of an Indian social worker, Padma Shri Sindhutai Sapkal stands out among all other paintings as a tribute to her contribution to society.
“The paintings have completely changed the look of the whole 90ft road. The idea of painting the whole wall is liked by most of the residents. People visit this road for jogging and hanging out with friends. With the paintings, it feels completely different now,” said Bharat Naik, a 46-year-old resident of 90 Feet Road, Thakurli.