Fantico Introduces Rare Books From Giants Such As Rabindranath Tagore & Omar Khayyam
Ventures into the world of art and culture with exclusive compilations of stories
19th January, 2022, Mumbai: Fantico, a digital licensed collectibles platform, focusses on curating assets in the fields of cinema, sports, art, music and other valuable collectibles. The platform has put up digital collectibles of renowned authors such as Rabindranath Tagore and Omar Khayyam.
Why are books so heavy? “Because the whole world is inside them.” Yes, the whole world resides in one great book. Even better when these rare books are showcased on a platform. Fantico introduced digital collectibles of various renowned personalities across art and philosophy which can be purchased by collectors using NFTs. India is bound by the strong strands of culture and traditions that are beautifully captured through our work in literature. Our country has given birth to exceptionally talented artists in this field.
Abhayanand Singh, Group CEO and Co-Founder of Vistas Media Capital said “Fantico provides a platform to own rare artifacts and collectibles for book connoisseurs and collectors. Literature is an essential part of Indian culture and hence we have introduced this curated selection to open a universe for bibliophiles.”
These collectibles are not only digital but are also backed by original physical assets, as showcased on the platform. Below are the details of the items:
- 1932 BOOKLET OF ‘NATIR PUJA’ BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE
Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore the Bengali poet, short-story writer, song composer, playwright, essayist, and painter wrote an all-woman play on the request of his daughter-in-law Pratima Devi, who wished to perform it on the poet’s 70th birthday. This rare booklet represents the film made on the play by Tagore himself for New Theatres in 1932, the only film that he wrote, directed and appeared in.
- SIX EDITIONS OF INDIAN PICTORIAL EDUCATION (1930) IN A BOUND VOLUME
In ancient times, India was a pinnacle of success development and education. These pictures were made to explain a whole lesson – what a thousand words could not do; one picture can .This volume holds 6 editions of Indian pictorial education for art and history lovers.
- A 1914 RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM VOLUME
Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet, renowned globally and admired for his scientific achievements but chiefly known to English-speaking readers through the translation of a collection of his Rubaiyat (“quatrains”) in the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859), by the English writer Edward Fitzgerald. This 1914 Volume is an out of circulation ultra-rare masterpiece on offer to the discerning collector
- DIWAN-E-GHALIB SET OF 2 BOOKS (1958 edition)
Diwan-e-Ghalib is a famous poetry book written by the famous Indian Urdu poet Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib. It is a collection of his best poetry/ghazals as a set of two books selectively picked for those who Cherish Urdu Poetry at its very best. Its edited by noted Urdu poet Ali Sardar Jafri.
NFTs are permanent digital certificates of ownership that are secured and encrypted using blockchain-enabled technology. This allows buyers of such digital collectibles to have permanent ownership of such assets which are enabled and secured on a blockchain. Through Fantico, NFT buyers can purchase Indian cinema-focused exclusive digital collectibles either through a sale or auction.
Fantico, a digital licensed collectibles platform, focusses on curating assets in the fields of cinema, sports, art, music and other valuable collectibles. Fantico is a spinoff of Vistas Media Capital, one of the fastest growing companies in the media and entertainment sector headquartered in Singapore. Fantico aims to connect Indian audiences directly with the creators to enhance the fan experience.
For more details, please visit the official website: www.fantico.io
About Vistas Media Capital (VMC):
Vistas Media Capital Ptv. Ltd. (VMC) is a Singapore-based fully integrated content media and entertainment investment holding company. The company’s key businesses include content production and distribution across films and series – from India (across languages) to Hollywood, Animation and VFX, Gaming, Media Tech, OTT Platform, live entertainment events and digital media marketing. VMC also owns multiple intellectual properties (IPs) across film festivals and film awards in Asia, such as the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF) and the Singapore South Asian Film Market (SAFM). It also co-owns the IPs of the prestigious Critics’ Choice Film Awards (CCFA) and Critics’ Choice Short & Series Awards (CCSSA), jointly with Group M’s Motion Content Group & Film Critics Guild of India, which is India’s first registered association of film critics.
VMC is the parent of the sponsor for Vistas Media Acquisition Company Inc. (Nasdaq: VMAC) SPAC that entered into a definitive merger agreement that will result in Anghami becoming the first Arab technology company to list on Nasdaq. VMC has a team of media and content specialists, including former banking and investment management professionals in their management team along with media industry veterans across the globe, who are on the advisory board and have successfully run media businesses and ventures across films, series and television worldwide.
For more information on VMC, visit: www.vistasmediacapital.com