Maqbool Fida Husain Biography: MF Husain Painted On 60 Feet Wall Of Yash Raj Studio


Maqbool Fida Husain Biography: Everyone knows about Maqbool Fida Hussain that he was one of Madhuri’s fans. He could do anything to show how much he was in love with Madhuri Dixit. He also made a film about Madhuri, Gajagamini. Once he had also put up an exhibition of Madhuri’s photographs. Many people came to see that exhibition. Many journalists also participated in it. There was also a journalist present in this who was a journalist as well as a special friend of Hussain. A journalist of Mayapuri magazine wrote these special things about Hussain in his article.

Anecdote related to Yash Raj Studio

After the exhibition of Madhuri’s painting, Hussain asked his journalist friend whether he had heard that there was a 60 feet high wall outside Yash Raj Studios, which was completely empty. He further said that he aspires to paint the version of the history of Indian cinema on that wall. Hussain also said that he does not want anything in return, just permission to paint that wall. What was it then that journalist friend quickly reached Yash Raj Studios and narrated all the things of Hussain to Yash Chopra. Hearing this, Yash Chopra was not happy. And he immediately said yes to Hussain. The only difference was that he would drink them to paint the wall of Yash Raj studio.

picture of lord ganpati

Work started on the wall. First of all, Hussain climbed the ladder and when the picture was completed, he came down and closed his eyes. All the people present there were stunned to see the picture of Ganpati. When Hussain saw that picture, tears started flowing from his eyes. These tears were of happiness and on this happy occasion, he hugged his journalist friend tightly.

life- Maqbool Fida Hussain was born on 17 September 1915 in Pandharpur. He was an Indian painter. His mother died when Hussain was very young. After this he moved to Indore with his father, where he completed his early education. At the age of 20, Hussain went to Mumbai and enrolled in JJ School of Arts. To meet his expenses, he used to make hoardings of cinema and paint them. However, when this money did not work, he used to work in a toy factory to earn more money.

first exhibition – When his paintings were first shown, he was highly praised. In 1952 his first solo exhibition took place in Zurich. After this, many exhibitions of his paintings were held in Europe and America. In 1966, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri. In 1967, he made his first film, Through the Eyes of a Painter, which was shown at the Berlin Festival. The film also won the Golden Bear Award.

expensive painters At the age of 92, he was awarded the Raja Ravi Varma Award by the Government of Kerala. One of his paintings sold at Christie’s auction for US$2 million. With this, he became the most expensive painter.


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