|Maqbool Fida Husain|
• Born : 17th September, 1915
• Birth Place : Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
- Awarded 'Golden Bear' at the Berlin Film Festival for his film 'Through the eyes of a Painter' in 1947.
- Has participated in many international shows at London, Washington, New York and at many other countries.
- Has made a film 'Gajagamini' with Madhuri Dixit.
- Some of his paintings are displayed permanently in 'Husain-Doshi Gufa' at Ahmedabad.
- Was awarded Padma Shri (1966), Padma Bhushan (1973) and Padma Vibhushan (1991) by Government of India.