Mehlli Gobhai

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Mehlli Gobhai is a painter and illustrator. He completed his undergraduate education at St Xavier’s College and then went on to train as an artist at the Royal College of Art in London, as well as at the Art Students League and the Pratt Graphic Centre in New York. He lived and worked in New York for twenty years and chose to return to Mumbai in the late 1980s. He has written and illustrated five children’s books, including The Legend of the Orange Princess and USHA, the Mouse Maiden, and has also illustrated several other books.