Photo Feature – Fawzan Husain

Fawzan Husain

Fawzan Husain is a Photojournalist, a creative artist, a teacher and an organic farmer. Self-taught photographer, Fawzan has spent 35 years as a photojournalist. His work has been published in prominent Indian and international publications and exhibited around the world.

After completing a postgraduate journalism degree from the Bombay School of Journalism, Fawzan joined the Mumbai-based newspaper Mid-Day. At Mid-Day, he honed his talent in documentary photography. He later joined India Today and worked there for over a decade, travelling across India on assignments.

Fawzan held his first solo show in 1992 and has had eight shows and 12 group exhibitions since. Permanent collections of his works can be viewed at The Museum of Fine Art in Houston, the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts in Japan and the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai. Tasveer represented his body of work in India.

He has published three books ‘Between Bombay & Mumbai – 25 years in Pictures Through a Changing City’ and ‘The Silver Screen & Beyond’ – Up Close and Personal with the Bombay Film Industry’ and ‘Mumbai in Lockdown – Covid Chronicles in the City of Dreams’.

Fawzan is passionate about nurturing upcoming talent, and teaches documentary photography at Shari Academy-Mumbai. He has also given a talk on ‘Re-discovering Photography’ at TEDx Ahmedabad. When not taking pictures, Fawzan is an avid organic farmer. He loves getting his hands and feet dirty digging into the red soil of his Dahanu farm near Mumbai. He lives in Mumbai with his family.

Bala saheb Thackeray garlanded by Shiv Sainiks

Lal Krishna Advani addressing the gathering at Mumbai

Narendra Modi’s Eloquence
Ramdas Athawale was relishing the food
Balasaheb: Makeup for Makeover
Power Machines in a row
Uddhav and Raj Once upon a time in Mumbai
Manmohan Singh getting ready for a big leap
Sitaram Kesri, Ghulam Nabi Azad, R K Dhawan in happier times
P V Narasimha Rao driving the power
Kamal Nath, Sharad Pawar and Arjun Singh – The Power Trio
Cut and Out
P Chidambaram, K karunakaran and G K Moopanar – The Power of South
Morarji Desai receiving Bharat Ratna
Camera Ready Jagdish Tytler
Rajiv and Sonia understanding the Congress Politics
Atal Bihari Vajpayee getting ready for Tajposhi
Kanshiram and Mayawaati – Making of a leader
P R Kumarmangalam, Pramod Mahajan and Gopinath Munde – The Saffron Trio
Three Musketeers – George Fernandes, VP Singh and Lalu Prasad Yadav
Pranab Mukherjee thinking loud

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