This photo-project is to document backstage stage & unguarded moments in the life of Ramleela artists.More
Kumbh Mela is more than the colours of women’s clothes, men’s turbans or shots of bathers or activities of naga sadhus as most often it is portrayed. Everyone with camera keeps wandering in the search of something wondrous.More
Bahurupiya: English synonym impersonator is close but didn’t carry the exact meaning as bahurupiya is not just a performer but a blend of director, script-dialogue writer, choreographer, musician and makeup artist- all in one.More
Mark on the Scene
Their work and commitment has shaped our thoughts, served as lighthouse for generations.More
Travel is for fun, travel is for change, travel is to realize who we are, travel offers wisdom and knowledge. Anecdotes from my travel diary.More
The disease of encephalitis is a curse for eastern part of Uttar Pradesh. During last decade it proved fatal for hundreds of children in the districts of Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Siddharthanagar & Maharajganj. The situation has become more critical because of lack of medical aid required to cope up as well as negligence of hygiene in effected areas. My plan is to document the agony of families who lost their dear ones and the irony of those who could survive.More
Story Of Picture
film projector & projectionist
When I made a small video clip of film projector using my mobile phone, I'd no idea that it would be the most successful video on my youtube channel. More than. Read More...
other’s lust, their livelihood
Touring talkies are history now but when I found one in Mehndawal, I was excited to explore as what genre of films they run, who are their viewers in a time when everyone with a mobile phone has a versatile touring talkies in the pocket. I met these . Read More...
stars on the earth
I was roaming in streets of Meerut to make few souvenir pictures as I'd to shift to Chandigarh that week. Apsara talkies was preparing for screening of new film Jodha-Akbar, and the unmounted six sheet poster of 'Taare Zameen par' was sitting on the . Read More...
I am a wanderer and love to document stories of our time and narrate them visually. This is why people and streets are my favorite subjects. I strive to narrate the tales of the people with latent faces, who exist around us and always work to make a difference in our world but most of them often go unnoticed – be a labour or farmer, prostitute or pilgrim, cobbler or a butcher. Reality is more important to me rather than making my pictures beautiful and glamorous.
It was during my college days when a street vendor printing images on ordinary paper using a blue solution ignited my curiosity. After few months, I found myself standing beside the developing tray in the darkroom at a friend’s place whose father was a photographer. The changes in white sheets and gradually developing latent images was a mysterious and fascinating phenomenon, as the evolution of life, that charmed me forever. That was my first encounter with the magic of photography.More About...