A True Story of ruthless Ageing factor & Winston Churchill , Age is ruthless & shows what you look like at an old age but you do not want to accept what you look like!

1995
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By Ahmad Jawad


Writer is Chief Visionary Officer of World’s First Smart Thinking Tank ” Beyond The Horizon” and most diverse professional of Pakistan. See writer’s profile at http://beyondthehorizon.com.pk/about/


Sir Winston Churchill became second time PM in 1952.On his 80th birthday he was presented his portrait painted by famous Graham Sutherland. Graham Sutherland spent hours & days in front of Churchill to paint him. Churchill was shocked to see the painting & hated the painting. Churchill  blasted Graham Sutherland for painting him to look like a hideous person. Graham Sutherland shot back, I can only paint what I see, you must realise that this painting is true reflection of your image at the age of 80.

Churchill later burnt the painting