Maqbool Fida Husain

  • Husain's Kolkata connect: The Azad Hind dhaba June 12, 2011

    Kolkata: The Azad Hind dhaba in Kolkata's Ballygunje Circular Road is mostly known for its North Indian cuisine, but the 64-year-old dhaba has a rather arty connection as celebrated artist MF Husain, who died on Thursday, was a regular visitor, when he was in Kolkata. Co-owner of the dhaba Satish Sharma...
  • M F Husain laid to rest in UK June 10, 2011

    London: The body of India's most acclaimed painter Maqbool Fida Husain was on Friday laid to rest with full Muslim religious rites at Brookwood cemetery in the UK, honouring his last wishes. Husain was laid to rest at the cemetery, one of the biggest in Europe, at Woking in UK's Surrey....
  • Govt offers to bury MF Husain in India June 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian government has offered celebrated painter Maqbool Fida Husain's family the option of bringing his body back to India for last rituals. It remains to be seen as to where his family decides to bury him. The 95-year-old artist died on Thursday at Royal Brompton Hospital in London....
  • Tragic for Husain to die in exile: artists June 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Friends and admirers of MF Husain were on Thursday at a loss of words at the demise of the painter famously dubbed 'Piccaso of India' and angry at the fact that he had to die in a foreign land. From contemporaries...
  • Remembering a day in the life of MF Husain June 9, 2011

    An excerpt from CNN-IBN's interview with MF Husain at his house in Dubai two years ago. ...
  • MF Husain is immortal: Shabana Azmi June 9, 2011

    Noted actress Shabana Azmi condoled MF Husain's death saying she was shocked to get the news. ...
  • Husain's death a national loss: PM June 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday condoled noted Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain's death, saying his death is a national loss for India. Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni also condoled the noted painter's death and said that he was always an eminent and respectable citizen of Indian. Congress spokesperson...
  • Bikram Singh puts together Husain's life in book December 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Maqbool Fida Husain is the latest book on the artist that tries to capture his long, very long, life - from his initial years of struggle and poverty to life under the arc lights and beyond. The book covers 60 years of paintings done by the prolific artist....