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Muzaffar Ali

Dreams, Secrets, and the Past: The World of Muzaffar Ali’s Creation

Ved Prakash Bhardwaj When we look at a painting, we often try to read a story from the shapes on the surface. When there are abstract paintings in front, then the same story becomes a mystery. But, many times we see such paintings which are abstract but do not bring any mystery. They just present …

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Muzaffar Ali to showcase his non-cinema artistic side at Bikaner House

Rajesh Kumar Carving a name for himself as a filmmaker, Muzaffar Ali is now up to showcase his lesser-known artistic side at an upcoming exhibition in Bikaner House. He was a painter before a filmmaker. Ali debuted as a painter in 1970 at a group exhibition in Bombay curated by cultural historian Geeti Sen, whereas …

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Deep dialogues: Samvaad flashback Part 1 #ArtWorld2021 #YearEnder2021

Bringing to you our year-end series where we rewind to some of our most-read and most-viewed stories!  We are interested in delving deeper into the life and philosophy of eminent professionals that shapes their vision and drives them to take on one successful project after the other. In free-wheeling conversations with personalities over the course …

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‘We have to look at art as a freedom struggle’: Muzaffar Ali

All art is connected: A statement Muzaffar Ali not only believes in, but also embodies in how he leads his life, whether as a painter, director of classic cinematic oeuvres like Umrao Jaan, or the force behind Jahan-e-Khusrau. In Samvaad, he elaborates on the challenges of an artist\’s life, and how Indian art needs to reposition itself

Muzaffar Ali: The multimedia artist before there was multimedia artists

Ruby Brahmbhatt Jagrut talks about the versatile artists, who has not only made beautiful paintings but has also directed classic films like Umrao Jaan What makes some people creative powerhouse? There are artists who just do art. Then there are ones who see, live, touch, carry art wherever they are and whatever they do. They …

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