It took M. F. Husain just two months to paint the 29 canvases that make up his famous Mahabharata series. Nor did Zeus when he came as a bull. Painter turned filmmaker Maqbool Fida Husain finds film making as powerful medium of expression. If Madhuri is ever present, Husain is omnipresent. It was like watching a ballet. Standing upright, one hand covering his face, the elbow raised to avert a pleading Menaka holding a baby. Actress Madhuri Dixit was MF Husain's first muse. M.F. 19 of 27. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, Click here to get the latest issue for FREE, Painter M.F. ‘Does Husain feel that Bharatmata is Madhuri Dixit ?’ – An angry college going Student at Andheri. I am almost in a trance...getting into that state of mind if you fix or look at something for a long time...images come...". When Anil Kapoor name-dropped Madhuri Dixit for an MF Hussain painting. Maqbool Fida Husain, popularly known as M F Hussein, was one of the most popular Indian Artists who got noticed more because of his nude paintings of Hindu Gods and obsession for certain Bollywood Actresses like Madhuri Dixit than for his talent. Did you know, he once created a huge canvas for the 1975 Congress rally in Bombay? MF Hussain made his debut as a director with the movie Gaja Gamini. It was only when he saw the lady in her Didi tera... number that he was struck. But this time, it seems, being caught in a torrential storm of feelings and sensations, Husain is in a hurry. When Anil Kapoor name-dropped Madhuri Dixit for an MF Hussain painting; You are in an offline mode. It's not as if his creative juices had dried out and along came the actress who started it all going again. Rape of Europa is perhaps the most controversial of the works and slightly jarring. more than 50 times. Mf Hussain has been called the Picasso of India and he is a well known Painter. A series of exhibitions - graphics, posters, stamps and then a movie which he will direct are on the agenda. Husain revisited with Madhuri in the driver's seat. Reportedly, MF Hussain watched Madhuri Dixit's movie for 67 times. "People say I am a gaga old man, trailing her. He was unwell for several months. Platonic, then? He also made a film, "Gajagamini" with Madhuri Dixit. 0 0. Download the Outlook ​Magazines App. He was also known as “Picasso of India”. Husain is surrounded by huge paintings which are the result of an odyssey of love, obsession, or just a streak of marketing genius - Madhuri as Menaka with Vishwamitra, Madhuri with Meryl Streep, leaning over a bridge in Madison County and Clint Eastwood on horseback below, Madhuri as Radha with Nand Lala, Madhuri playing tennis at Wimbledon. MF Hussain is still rather enchanted by his earlier muses, Madhuri Dixit and Amrita Rao. And while reports vary, MF Hussain is known to have watched the movie Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! Six magazines, wherever you go! He says that Madhuri has "lit the fire of creation in me". M F Hussain controversial Paintings of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. MF Hussain's Gaja Gamini starring Madhuri Dixit. ", The painter has had many Menakas but no other woman has" affected his work" as she has...Is he in love? Husain: Art and the Nation March 20, 2019 – August 4, 2019 725 Park Avenue, Manhattan Hours: … Well's he's smiling - all the way to the canvases. Hussain’s love didn’t disappear even when Madhuri married Dr Nene, he kept painting her with all his love. Husain also appeared in a movie 'Mohabbat' starring Madhuri Dixit in a lead role. Popularly dubbed as the 'Picasso of India', he treated his canvases in a modified Cubist style. Madhuri married Dr Nene, he once created a huge canvas for the 1975 Congress rally Bombay... 67 times passed away recently internationally recognised Indian artists, Maqbool Fida finds... 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