Kochi: Public transport vehicles and carriages plying on Indian roads can usually be seen heavily decorated and often having quirky lines on their back. One such autorickshaw from Kerala has ‘Paulo Coelho The Alchemist’ written on its back and a photo of it has gone viral on social media and it has even reached the Brazilian author himself. The famous novelist Paulo Coelho has tweeted a photo of the autorickshaw and wrote, “Kerala, India (thank you very much for the photo).”Also Read - Paulo Coelho Praises Shah Rukh Khan's Kaamyaab, Says 'It's Not Comedy But Tragedy of Art'
Coelho, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, is best known for his novel ‘The Alchemist’ and the autorickshaw had the book’s name written on it in Malayalam. Also Read - Trending News Today May 01, 2020: Famous Brazilian Writer-Lyricist Paulo Coelho Pays Tribute to Irrfan Khan With Bhagavad Gita Quote, Says 'Wrote Song Based on The Book'
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The author’s tweet soon grabbed the attention of social media users and soon many expressed their love for the author and his book. The Alchemist is an enchanting novel that is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago, who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the Pyramids.