Born:17 Sep 1915
Died:09 Jun 2011
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Maqbool Fida Husain, (born September 17, 1915, Pandharpur, India) popularly known as MF, is an artist of Indian origin.
According to Forbes magazine, he has been called the "Picasso of India". In 1996 controversy arose over paintings originally painted in the 1970s which were interpreted as anti-Hindu. After legal cases and death threats in his home country, he was on a self imposed exile from 2006. In January, 2010, he was offered the citizenship of Qatar, which he accepted.
As of now, he has not responded to summons from an Indian district court in Haridwar, his properties in India are therefore attached as per court orders and a bailable warrant is issued against him in the said court.
Husain first became well-known as an artist in the late 1940s. In 1947, he ...» read full biography
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Also known as: Maqbool Fida Hussain, Maqbul Fida Hussain, M F Hussain