The world's biggest Shahnameh with a weight of 32 kg has been unveiled in New Delhi, India after six years of writing and painting.

Iran PressAsia: All the materials being used in the world's biggest Shahnameh including papers and cover are handmade by Iranian and Indian artists. Also, its box has been made of elephant tusk.

The book has a weight of 32 kg with 90 cm in length and 50 cm in width. Counting the box's weight, the total weight reaches 50 kg.

The calligrapher of this prominent artwork is Shamim Ahmad, an Indian artist.

The unveiling ceremony for the world's biggest Shahnameh was held in New Delhi, attended by Iran's ambassador to India, chairmen of Indian universities, Indian professors in the field of Persian and other fans of Persian language and literature.


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