Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

The making of the mascot.

[Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi]

Shera, the tiger, is the mascot of 2010 Commonwealth Games being hosted by Delhi. In this city of Very Important Persons, he has become the most important person, at least till the duration of the Games – from October 3 to 14. Besides a multitude of Delhiwallas, Shera has met the President, the Prince of Wales as well as various Bollywood stars. The Delhi Walla met him in the privacy of his Green Room. Here are the exclusive pictures.

Let’s start

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Here’s the head

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Going skin deep

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Feeling the paws

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Girlfriend!

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

So far, fine

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Here’s the new face

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Dark inside?

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Can’t be nude

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Here’s the Tee

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Ain’t I handsome?

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

Here are the girls

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

No, not on Shera please

Photo Essay – Shera, Delhi Commonwealth Games

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