MDH owner Dharampal Gulati passed away on December 3, 2020 at the age of 97. Apart from building the spice business from scratch, he is also remembered as an iconic face associated with the brand's advertisements. His death was mourned by many renowned personalities across the country, including President Ram Nath Kovind and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Several users paid their respects to the entrepreneur in their own special way. One such tribute was by a visual artist from Chandigarh, Varun Tandon, who created a beautiful portrait of Dharampal Gulati using MDH spices. Take a look:
Chandigarh: A visual artist, Varun Tandon paid tribute to owner of MDH and Padma Bhushan, Mahashay Dharampal Gulati, by making his portrait using spices.
He passed away today at the age of 98. pic.twitter.com/AjMnY2cwXI— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2020
According to the post shared by ANI, the portrait was created using spices from the brand itself. An incredible likeness to MDH owner Dharampal Gulati could be seen in the painting which was painstakingly created by the Chandigarh-based visual artist. The intricate details captured everything - right from his turban to his spectacles. The fact that the portrait was created using spices made the tribute even more befitting.
The post shared by ANI went viral on Twitter, garnering 11.1k likes and hundreds of comments. Users were amazed by the wonderful portrait of Dharampal Gulati, and they complimented the artist on his brilliant creation. Take a look at the reactions:
End of an era.A man who have risen like a sun & established a empire with his hard work &commitment,is gone. I have read he is a victim of the 1947 &a refugee at the same time I beg pardon if it is not true, but with the sincere efforts he has written a new alphabets of hard work— Dr Vinod Kumar Gupta (@Drvinodguptavet) December 4, 2020
People come and people go. He came, rejuvenated our identity, affected our lives, gave us the motivation to work and exported the same throughout the world. He will surely be missed. Om Shanti.— G B (@SmilingDesi) December 3, 2020
It could not be better tribute than this one ????????????????— Ravi Singh (@im_thakur_ravi) December 3, 2020
Beautiful.— The Complete भारतीय (@chintu_reporter) December 3, 2020
????????????????— Aditi (@Aditi18351688) December 3, 2020
MDH owner Dharampal Gulati is credited with single-handedly setting up the Mahashian Di Hatti spice business, which now exports to multiple countries across the globe. He is known not just for his business acumen, but also for his philanthropic contributions towards the society. Among his numerous achievements, he was also awarded the Padma Bhushan in the year 2019, which is the third-highest civilian award in the country.
About Aditi AhujaAditi loves talking to and meeting like-minded foodies (especially the kind who like veg momos). Plus points if you get her bad jokes and sitcom references, or if you recommend a new place to eat at.