Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, April 2: Jamshedpur’s budding artist and Tamolia resident Asim Poddar has attracted fame through his paintings and sketches not only in the city but at major national exhibition centres.
Impressed by Sonu Sood’s social bent of mind and his work rendered especially during the lockdown period, Asim painted a portrait of the Bollywood actor. He contacted Sonu on his twitter handle and expressed his desire to present it to him in person. In response, he received the actor’s invitation to visit Mumbai. He was sent an air ticket and a room in a hotel was booked for him. Asim was on the flight to Mumbai from Ranchi on Thursday morning. Once in Mumbai, Asim Poddar was invited to Sonu Sood’s home where the painting was presented to the actor. Sonu Sood was fascinated by Asim’s work and took his brief. Sonu blessed the young artist and wished him success. The Bollywood actor expressed his desire to visit Jamshedpur. Asim himself was very excited at meeting the actor and said that in spite of his popularity as an actor and as a humanitarian, he was a down to earth person.