M F Husain: The Picasso Of India
Maqbool Fida Husain, a modern Indian Painter of international acclaim, was also known as a photographer, printmaker and filmmaker. His artful drawings depicting traditional deities of India and his other works made him an internationally celebrated and recognized Indian artist of the 20th century.
Let's take a look at some of the masterpieces painted by him:
Birth Of Buddha
Let's take a look at some of the movies directed by him:
Through The Eyes Of A Painter
Directed and filmed by M F Husain in 1967, this fifteen minutes film has no dialogues but shows a world through an artist’s lense. This movie fetched him National award For Best Experimental Film.
A 2000 movie, starring Madhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi, is written and directed by M F Husain. It is his ode to womanhood and his muse to time. A mysterious and beautiful woman inspires various artists in her different incarnations.
Meenaxi: A Tale Of Three Cities
Starring Tabu as Meenaxi, this is a 2004 movie directed by M F Husain. The story is about a novelist who suffers from writer's block. Meenaxi becomes his unconventional muse and gives her different personae for three cities. The film also won five awards including Best Art Direction.
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