- Following back to his underlying foundations, Arun hails from Agrahara, Mysuru in Karnataka.
- The 41-year-old has a place with a group of five ages of stone carvers.
- His celebrated granddad Basavanna Shilpi was belittled by the Lord of Mysore.
As the eagerly awaited ‘pran pratishtha’ of the symbol of Smash Lalla unfurls in Ayodhya, the artist of the icon Arun Yogiraj considers himself the “the most fortunate individual on the planet”. This prestigious stone carver now at the center of attention comes from a tradition of stone workers and has recently made different models of social significance.
Despite the family heritage, Arun initially didn’t take to chiseling as a full-time calling. In the wake of earning an expert’s college education in business organization, he worked for a privately owned business. Before long, he quit his place of employment in 2008 and sought after his energy for chiseling full time. Arun is hitched to Vijetha and has two kin.
Sculptor of the Ram Lalla Idol
Arun has broadly shaped the 30-foot Subhash Chandra Bose sculpture in the shelter behind the Amar Jawan Jyoti behind the India Entryway. The establishment of the Bose sculpture was guided by PM Narendra Modi to respect his commitment. Arun has likewise been perceived by the BJP government and has gotten appreciation from PM Modi before. Around the hour of Bose’s design establishment, Arun had gifted the PM, a small scale two-feet tall sculpture of Bose.
Similar hands have additionally shaped the 12-foot-tall sculpture of Adi Shankaracharya in Kedarnath, which was introduced in 2021. The sculpture weighing 35 tons was worked at the soothsayer’s Samadhi stal, which was redeveloped after the 2013 enormous floods.
Arun’s different works remember the 21-foot solid stone model of Hanuman for KR Nagar, Mysore.
A 15 feet solid white marble stone model of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, 10 feet solid white marble stone figure of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, 15 feet solid white marble stone model of the Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar with a platform in Mysuru, and 11 feet solid present day workmanship stone model etched in the idea “Formation of Creation” at College of Mysore.