Hyderabad-based Ravi Kumar Toleti has his name registered in the prestigious Guinness World Records for the biggest display of origami peacocks. On 15th November 2020, Ravi Kumar had showcased his phenomenal talent by modeling 1776 pieces of origami peacocks at the Kalamandir auditorium at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tirumalagiri Secunderabad. Two eminent citizens, Ms. Manjulatha Kalanidhi, City edition editor, The New Indian Express, and Shri BSN Murthy, Director, Kennedy schools, were present as a witness to stand as evidence to the record-creating performance at the exhibition.
On an average, Ravi spent four hours per day from 29th October to 14th November, making 1800 Peacock Folds for entering into the Guinness Book of World Records. Ravi Kumar Toleti exclaims that it was a challenging task, but his passion for origami was the driving force.
After thorough authentication and doing due diligence, the prestigious Guinness Book of World Records recognized the initiative of Ravi Kumar Toleti as the biggest display of 1800 origami peacocks, beating the previous record of 1500. On 24th July 2021, Ravi Kumar was presented the certificate of official recognition.