The famous Ganesh idol maker (murtikar) Vijay Khatu has passed away at his residence today. According to some media reports, he died of a heart attack at his residence in Mumbai. He was almost 50.
Vijay Khatu was a well-known Ganesh idol maker in Mumbai and was known for his famous work. Vijay Khatu was a Ganesh idol sculptor making for over 50 years. He was not only famous for Ganesh idols like Ganeshgalli Ganapati, and Chinchpokli Cha Chintamani. Khatu had his workshop in Parel and worked with his brother Rajan Khatu and other sculptors.