M F Husain

  • Air India art collection showcased for first time 16-08-2013 05:29 PM

    Eclectic artworks by Indian masters M F Husain, S H Raza, K H Ara and B Prabha among others, owned by Air India and housed in its various offices across the country, have been brought together for display for the very first time as part of a brand building exercise....
  • The hullabaloo over a cartoon

    After the Break |  Ashutosh
    What has happened to the nation? The Parliament is scared of cartoons while the government resents freedom of press. News broke on Friday that the...

  • Husain's documentary to be screened at IFFI 30-11-2011 11:50 AM

    Panaji: A film documentary by late painter M.F. Husain will finally be screened at the ongoing 42nd International Film Festival of India despite right wing protests, said organisers Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, festival director Shankar Mohan said Husain's documentary 'Through the eyes of a painter' would 'definitely be screened' Wednesday,...
  • Husain saab was an immortal personality: SRK 10-06-2011 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has condoled the demise of legendary painter M.F. Husain by remembering him as an immortal personality. The actor regrets he couldn't meet him for one last time and says he will always miss him. "I have been very close to him, and I...
  • M F Husain: The Art of Controversy

    Excess Baggage |  Shiv Visvanathan
    Controversies in India fail to have endings. It is not just that they are incomplete in terms of resolutions, they convey a sense of perpetual...

  • Fanatic groups acted against Husain: Digvijaya 09-06-2011 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday utilised the death of M F Husain to take potshots at the BJP alleging that the party supported Hindu "fanatic organisations" that acted against the renowned painter. "BJP symbolised that hardcore communal thought ...there were some reactionary organisations which took direct...
  • The life and legend of M F Husain 09-06-2011 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: Maqbool Fida Husain shared his birthday with the Hindutva icon Narendra Modi. Somewhere in the interstices of this twisted irony lies the idea of India, perpetually in conflict. Husain's art made him a legend. He was undoubtedly India's best known painter who presided over a cult following for...
  • M.F. Husain revives 'Mughal E Azam' 25-02-2011 02:31 PM

    Mumbai: Noted painter M.F. Husain has paid his personal tribute to K. Asif's epic film Mughal-E-Azam by recreating the movie's fabulous scenes in a series of exquisite paintings. "I love India. I loved the film and really wanted to show the grandeur and the power the film shows," Hussain said...
  • Culture, not military makes a nation: Husain 05-03-2010 09:03 AM

    M F Husain has questioned govt's assurances on his security. ...
  • Is Govt responsible for M F Husain's return to India? 19-09-2009 06:45 PM

    CNN-IBN's Indira kannan spoke to M F Hussain in New York. ...
  • M F Husain celebrates his 93rd b'day today 17-09-2008 04:33 PM

    M F Husain was born in Pandharpur, Maharashtra in 1915. ...
  • No Husain, but good start for Indian Art Fair 23-08-2008 02:18 PM

    The focus now is on the presence of international and Indian buyers. ...
  • M F Husain says he is returning to India 22-07-2008 03:34 PM

    On the occasion of Virender Sehwag's 100th Test match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium against England starting Friday, two of his former opening partners shared with Cricketnext their experience of batting with him in Test cricket. Former India opener Sanjay Bangar was part of the Test squad in England in 2002...
  • Relief for M F Husain, judge says charges 'baseless' 08-05-2008 02:59 PM

    Colombo: England captain Andrew Strauss insisted on Monday that he would fight on as captain and battle through his batting slump as the team look for a series-levelling win in the final Test against Sri Lanka. Strauss's world number one side face a must-win situation at the P. Sara Oval...
  • Husain's painting auctioned for record $1.6 mn 24-03-2008 08:17 PM

    Sydney: Former captain Ricky Ponting says he'll quit Test cricket before he's dropped from the Australian team, but is not considering retirement at the moment. The 36-year-old veteran of 156 Tests told reporters on Friday, I totally understand why I'm being asked the questions I'm being asked but, by the...
  • M F Husain finally joins the million-dollar club 02-03-2008 02:51 PM

    London: Test cricket will return to Old Trafford in 2013 after England cricket chiefs awarded an Ashes Test to the famous Manchester venue, it was confirmed on Thursday. The home of Lancashire cricket has been used sparingly by England in recent years, playing host only to one Test -- against...
  • Indian artists rule Christie's art auction 25-02-2008 10:05 PM

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola has reportedly been allowed to keep his IPL bonus of about a million rands despite reports that he had handed it back after it led to an inquiry against him. It has now emerged that although Majola, who had accepted the bonus from...
  • Bid bid buy: Bangalore's Bid & Hammer holds first art auction 18-02-2008 11:42 PM

    Lahore: Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik is all set to make a comeback into the national team for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour once he is cleared by the Cricket Board's (PCB) integrity committee on August 15. According to sources, PCB's integrity committee is satisfied with Malik's reply on the 90,000...
  • India 360: Husain a soft target? 08-05-2007 03:04 AM

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