M.F. Husain News
Today’s Google doodle is a touching tribute to M.F. Husain!
Husain was one of the most renowned artists of India
Google on Thursday celebrated the birth centenary of renowned Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain who died in London on June 9, 2011 where he would spend his summers after a self-imposed exile since 2006 due to death threats back home and scores of lawsuits. Click here to read more
7 lesser known facts about Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit’s Hum Aapke Hai Koun..!
The ’90s blockbuster turns 20 today
Hum Aapke Hai Koun..! hit the theatres on August 5, 1994. As the film turns 20, Salman Khan, director Sooraj Barjatya and the film’s cast reunited for lunch, we hear. Well, this romantic saga is loved and talked about even today. It’s the most appealing treat for die-hard romantics. Click here to read more
MF Husain: India’s lost talent
It is with great sadness that Cineswami notes the passing of India’s greatest ever artist, and occasional Bollywood filmmaker Maqbool Fida Husain, who died in distant London on June 9. Several obits will no doubt refer to the great man as the ‘Picasso of India’ but I beg to differ. He was, simply put, the Husain of India
I had occasion to meet the man twice; once when he unveiled his Madhuri obsessive paintings in Delhi, the series that led to Gaja Gamini; and again a couple of years later where the film was screened at London’s Tate Modern museum as part of their Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis exhibition. The late painter delivered a riveting oration on the relationship between painting and cinema. Click here to read more