An artist and his pet performer.

Sohan Lal is my favourite performer at Shilparamam. He has so much of  infectious energy and enthusiasm. He is one of those rare people who has no teeth and still wears a heartwarming smile.  He makes the puppets dance to his wife’s dholak beats. He was telling me he had the whole range of puppets… Continue reading An artist and his pet performer.

Calm amid the flurry

We are all in a constant hurry to get somewhere, to get something done. Not in Hyderabad tho… the city is known for its laidback and unflappable ‘aaraaam se‘ attitude. All the images on this blog are protected by copyright. Please do not copy, blog or repost in ANY way. If you wish to use… Continue reading Calm amid the flurry


A part of the study “Through the Arches”. It was a pleasant surprise to discover that the inner precincts of this symbolic monument could provide a wonderful setting to observe life and the drama it offers. The arches framing unsuspecting subjects and light/dark areas help create some interesting visuals. All the images on this blog… Continue reading Confrontation