Adrita Das a Pune-based illustrator and a visual artist is a twenty-four-year-old who is more popularly known as Das Naiz, is the girl you are looking for to give talent its most current and trending definition. Adrita acquired her Diploma in Visual Communication, Illustration, and Film from Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, which she believes is a place that gives one freedom enough to explore a variety of interests in the field of art and design. During her graduation, Adrita also went on a scholarship to Malmo University for a five-month course in Game and Interactive Media Design. 

Adrita is currently employed as a part-time Visual Designer at Extentia Information Technology in Pune and simultaneously she also works as a freelance illustrator coming up with her own ideas and projects that she mostly uploads on her social profiles like Facebook, Tumblr, Behance, etc. Gods Taking Selfies is a recent blog that she started on Tumblr featuring ancient scriptures and paintings of Gods and Goddesses photo-shopped as if they were taking selfies. This innovative style and technique of art that characterizes most of Adrita’s work took the internet by storm, and within a few days time, her GIFs and other visual illustrations began gaining popularity on various websites.

Most of Adrita’s graphics and visuals are interlaced with dark humor and created with the intention of reaching out with the message of not taking life too seriously for the common man. The way Adrita sees comic and fun elements where the world sees darkness and tragedy and the stunning peculiarity with which she reflects her beliefs through her artwork speak a lot about her talent as an artist. Among her other recognitions, Adrita has been selected as the winner of Campus Diaries’ 25under25 under the writing category, and she has also written and published her own books named ‘Faithwash’ and ‘Future Fourcast.’

Even though it has not been many years since Adrita began her professional career as a visual artist, she has acquired considerable and relevant work experience in her field. She has worked as the marketing intern for Chumbak Design Pvt. Ltd. for two months, as the pre-production intern for Studio Eeksaurus Productions Pvt. Ltd. for three months and as a staff writer for Moment of Zen for six months, all located in Mumbai. Mario Miranda, Jon Burgerman, and Wasted Rita are some of the most inspiring artists that Adrita looks up to as her ideals. ‘This Side Up,’ ‘The Bro Code’ and ‘Seeking funny’ are some of the best designs that she has worked at throughout her career as a visual artist.

Aditi Sarangdhar Hindi Actress

Aditi Sarangdhar

Aditi Sarangdhar is an Indian actress, who is a household name for the Marathi audience and best known for her lead role as a cop, Saloni Deshmukh, in Star Pravah’s crime-thriller “Lakshya” (2015). She was born on 16 October 1981 in Kalyan, Maharashtra to Shaila and Dr. Dipak Sarangdhar. She has two sisters, Amita and Nikita. She graduated with a degree in philosophy from the Ramnarain Ruia College in Mumbai, where she excelled as a theatre actress in Ekankinas (one-act plays). She won the best actress award at Sawai Inter College Drama Competition in 2000 for “Majula,” directed by Nishikant Kamat. She was discovered by Kanchan Adhikari, who admired her ever since she saw her act as the lead character in Sameer Limaye’s stage play “Litmus.” Afterward, Adhikari cast her as a central character in her debut television drama “Damini” (1997), which aired on Doordarshan National. Aditi came into focus for her immaculate display of subtle nuances of emotions and soon made her first appearance on the big screen as the female protagonist in Ramesh More’s “Akalpit” (2004). The movie was a semi-hit, receiving mixed reviews from the spectators but it established Aditi as a brilliant actress, laying the cornerstone for her bright career. What followed was a plethora of super hit movies and TV shows, including “Divasen Divas” (2006), “Uladhaal” (2008), “Tee Ratra” (2010), “Paach Naar Ek Bejaar” (2011), “Kay Karu N Kasa Karu” (2012), “Mandali Tumchyasathi Kay Pan” (2013), “Majhe Mann Tujhe Zale” (2014), and “Majha Naav Shivaji” (2016). Her career reached its zenith when she portrayed a lawyer, Rama Chaudhary, in Zee5’s “Vadalvaat” (2009) for which she received the 2011 Zee Marathi Award for best actress. In 2013, she returned to theatre as Radha in Rajan Tamhane’s two-act play “Proposal.” Her poignant acting won over the hearts of her spectators, bringing her laurels from the 2013 Zee Gaurav and mata Sanman Awards for best actress. She was also felicitated for the same by the Maharashtra State Government Commercial Theater Competition Award. She currently features as the protagonist, Tulika Bane, in “H. M. Bane T. M. Bane” (2019), aired on Sony Liv. Besides being a prominent actor, Aditi is also an adroit chef, having mastered the Marathi as well as several international cuisines. In 2018, she also participated in a 21 km half-marathon, completing it in two hours. She presently resides in Mumbai, Maharashtra with her husband, Suhas Revandekar.

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