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Assam Doodle Artist wins the heart of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan

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Creativity is intelligence having fun. After winning the global Red Bull Doodle Art contest in 2014, Santanu Hazarika knows that idea waits for no one, and that a sense of happiness in anything you do is what makes an artist unique in any path.

On September 29, he was invited to exhibit his doodle arts at NDTV Youth for Change conclave 2016 held at Taj Palace, New Delhi. The doodles that he imprinted left everyone there in awe and spellbound for what next to expect. Among his newly recruits of art fans, included the Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan.

“As I explained about doodle art, he stopped me half way and patted “No! I don’t think this is a doodle, it can’t be. This is a masterpiece,” Santanu Hazarika tweeted on his facebook post.

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Santanu Hazarika with Bollywood actress Dia Mirza at NDTV Youth for Change conclave 2016. (Photo: Mojarto)

The 24-year-old who was born and brought up in Guwahati, dropped out of his engineering study to follow his instinct to become a full-time doodle artisan. He is currently employed with Red Bull as their graphic designer.

Santanu Hazarika with his award winning doodle model of Taj Mahal at the Red Bull Doodle Art Global Gallery in Cape Town. (Photo: Red Bull)

Santanu Hazarika with his award winning doodle model of Taj Mahal at the Red Bull Doodle Art Global Gallery in Cape Town. (Photo: Red Bull)

Santanu Hazarika has done events on behalf of Ministry of Culture and will be working on his debut illustration book soon. He is currently based in New Delhi. Follow him on Instagram to view his artwork of doodles and tons of cool stuffs.

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