Book rangoli – what’s that? These will touch every booklover’s heart!

November 2, 2016

Book Deals for Broke Bibliophiles – India, a popular FB group, invited book-lovers to draw a book cover, or anything bookish, with rangoli. Many booklovers took up the challenge to create their own book rangoli. We bring you some of the best rangolis amongst the lot!

Harry Potter makes an appearance… naturally!

harry potter book rangoli

Notice the tiny detail… a diya placed in the centre of the moon! Kudos to Bhagyashree Ganatra, the creator.

In fact, more than once!

harry potter book rangoli

Anyone could have guessed that Harry Potter would be most popular! This one is by Devika Datta.

A rangoli which copies the book cover almost verbatim!

shantaram book rangoli

Clearly a most accomplished rangoli artist! Bravo Chitra Kotian!

Book rangolis can include children’s books too!

diary wimpy kid book rangoli

Soumya Inavilli does a great job with Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid.

A feminist book rangoli…

feminist book rangoli bell jar

Damini Ray chose some feminist literature to recreate in rangoli form.

And a Young Adult one!

young adult book rangoli

Pooja Upadhyay drew a rangoli for a young adult favourite.

This one is superbly executed. Notice the colour shading?

animal farm book rangoli

Nikhil Baisane went all out to recreate the Animal Farm book cover!

Getting creative with To Kill A Mockingbird…


The placing of the diya by Trupti Karjinni makes this picture even prettier.

To conclude… an easy-to-make yet effective rangoli!

lolita book rangoli

Easy to make… a great concept! Well done Shubham Verma!

So which one did you like the most?

Mugdha Wagle

Mugdha Wagle

Content Editor at IndiaBookStore
Kitabi Keeda of the most obsessive sort. When she's reading something, interrupt her only if you have life insurance! Discovering a fantastic new author can move her to tears. Loves trekking, adores animals and venerates good food (eating it, not cooking it :))!
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One Comment

  • Amar Vyas November 20, 2016 at 1:29 PM

    This is awesome, I've shared the post @meamarvyas… a hat tip to the super creative booklovers.

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