Unexplored facets of Gayatri Devi’s life revealed

December 22nd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI  

Jaipur, Dec 22 (ANI): A photo exhibition drew fans from all over the country to see many unexplored facets of Late Gayatri Devi the princess of Jaipur.

Organised by a close friend of Gayatri Devi has many blown up photographs from her album for public view- a fantastic experience for her admirers.

“This exhibition should go round the country, even the photographers are enjoying the beauty of the photographs. Even the paintings, which were painted by the famous painters and artist, we have replicas with us here in the exhibition. the paintings are also getting appreciation by the artists. so, I would say that not only for the people of Jaipur but for every photographer and painter it is very inspiring and educative,” said Sudhir Kasliwal, exhibitor and a close friend.

It has a unique collection of more than 250 photographs, some in black and white and some in bright colours adding grace to the one of the most beautiful woman in the world.The exhibitions encompasses every moment of her life, right from three-months old Gayatri till the last photograph clicked when she was 90 years of age but yet graceful.

“I have always been an admirer of Maharani Sahiba (Gayatri Devi) and this is an opportunity to see her entire life in a capsule and some of the photographs are very rare which we as ordinary people or citizens have never seen. And it is a wonderful experience,” exclaimed Madhuri Dayal, a visitor.

Projected as one of the most beautiful women in the world by the Vogue Magazine, Gayatri Devi breathed her last on July 29, 2009 after a prolonged illness.

Born into the royal family of Cooch Behar, Gayatri Devi married Sawai Man Singh, the then ruler of the princely Jaipur state, in 1939. She was his third wife. (ANI)

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