Owais Husain News
MF Husain’s biopic in trouble?
Buzz is that the late artist’s biopic by Barkhaa Roy has landed in some legal trouble
Not so long ago, there was a buzz that yesteryear star Reena Roy’s sister, Barkhaa Roy was working on a biopic on MF Husain’s life. Now we hear that Husain’s younger son Owais has issued a legal notice to Barkhaa and the creative director of the film, Bhavna Sresht regarding the release of the film. 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