Sand animation, basically, had always been a solo performance until Manas Kumar
Sahoo, for the first time, successfully used group effort in this art work. He
worked with his team and their performances left the judges and audience
speechless in the famous Indian reality show ‘India’s Got Talent Khoj 2 in
COLORS, a channel that is a sister concern of the renowned network group NETWORK
-18. Manas, Born to a middle class family in the land of Lord Jagannath, Puri,
Odisha. Son of Sri Prahalad Sahoo and Smt Manorama Sahoo, has been doing sand
art for sixteen years.
He has participated in various sand art exhibitions held
in India & Overseas. It has been two years since he turned to sand animation. In
this short span of time, his hard work and passion have earned him national and
international fame. He now resides in Puri with his parents Prahlad and Manorama
and spends his afternoon with his team experimenting on Sand Sculpture and Sand
Animation on the sandy beach of Puri.
Awards and Recognitions
Got youth inspiration award, 2013 Odisha.
Received “Bharat Excellece Award” and “Rashtrya Ratna award”.
Invited by The King of Dubai to demonstrate the skill in sand animation.
Opportunity to work for Star Plus for the serial Satyameva Jayate.
More Info Visit : www.manassand.com