...What is noteworthy about his art is
that it is eclectic and composite. Rao has explored and experimented
with various art forms to come up with something entirely new and
original... Rao's art is not merely for art's sake, nor is it aimed
just at the intelligentsia. It is accessible to, and can be comprehended
by the common man...
TIMES September 18, 1991
...Among the other highlights of the evening was the announcement
by the young Swiss filmmaker, Ted Seiger, who received a cash award
of Rs 1 lakh for his one-minute animation film, "Talk to me". He
said that though he could use the money, he was gifting it to Ajit
Rao, a student who needed to pay his way through studies at a much
respected animation film school in Canada. On stage, Rao said, overwhelmed,
' I did not even know his name. But thanks, thanks a lot...
TIMES OF INDIA February 8, 1992