Monday, September 20, 2010

Bun Maska Good Luck Bandra

The Kashmiri Waiter Away From Guns And Stones

Good Luck Irani Hotel Where Many A Celluloid Dreams Were Born

Mohomed Bhai and his brothers Jalal Hamza own this joint close to Mehboob Studios and this is a place of humility many a big star before he became a big star had keema brun for breakfast or the black tea and bun maska.

Every time I come here I shoot this place and a few years back I stayed at Pitrychayya on rent a wall away from Mehboob studios

This is a landmark and the most happening place in Bandra.

I Show You What Your Eyes Will See On Facebook But Refuse To See It In Real Life

God Did Not Tell Me To Shoot Them...I Stand Guilty As Charged By My Camera

Made In India But Fucked By Fate

The Colors Of Hope In My Blog

Buddham Saranam Gacchami

Buddham saranam gacchami I go to the Buddha for refuge. Dhammam saranam gacchami I go to the Dhamma for refuge. Sangham saranam gacchami I go to the Sangha for refuge.

Even Poor Celebrate the Parsi New Year During Ganesh Chaturthi

Now This Happens When You Are Dressed Like Me And Shoot Pictures

This Is Pink Culture Arrested Moments of Same Sex Love

Giving Space Is What Makes You Human Even Though You Are An Animal

Hands That Touch Are Hands That Heal

The Cow Kisses a Fellow Human Being and Blogger

The Hindu Muslim Confluence On A Riverbed Of Life

Sugar Made Politicians Into Barons But These Guys Are Where They Are

Bam Bam Bholenath

Have Legs Will Travel,..Lalbagh Chya Raja

Dont Under Estimate The Power of The Mouse


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on a chariot of wings
he carries the
elephant god
across the seas
across the waves
to his heavenly house
that he is tiny
the god is huge
its his humility
without pride
envy or grouse
dont ever
under estimate
the power of the
cyber savvy
ganeshas mouse

dedicated to rajiv ranjan bhatnagar for his kindness and friendship with me and marziya shakir

The Ganesh Gully Pandal Lalbagh

Shooting The Ganesha Parampara of Mumbai

The Ganesh Gully Pandal Lallbagh

Marziya Shakir Street Photographer Of Mumbai

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I taught my grand daughter to swim and stay above water with the help of a float of life called the camera Nikon D 80..

The ocean she learnt to swim is the greatest swimming pool called the streets of Mumbai..

And she is away from Mumbai with her relatives but she is missed at our house and kids on the streets the urchins we both shoot the beggars keep asking for her .

Bandra is quiet as she with her fun love of life kept us occupied , already the people in my area have requested me to let Marziya shoot them , they are highly impressed with her skills and want to be a part of the growth of her photography.

The koli fisher women of Bandra Fish Market the vegetable selling Marathi ladies all want to be shot by her but the one person who really loves to be shot by her is Jesus on the Cross at De Monte Street..

And if she was here she would have shot the pandals and Lord Ganesha too..

And Mount Mary crowds dont bother her and we are eagerly waiting for her to return..

Yes you are born into photography or you inherit it from your Guru.. and I have inherited this gift from Marziya Shakr two and a half year old street photographer of Mumbai who shoots the Soul of Humanity on the Nikon D80.

I Head To Shoot Ganesh Gully Raja

I shot this when I reached Lalbagh before shooting the Lalbagh Chya Raja and a lot of street photography.

This Is For My Facebook Friends In Humility and Gratitude

Hope Hindutva

This Is For My Facebook Friends

The Barefeet Blogger of Mumbai and Bappa Morya Re

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I have shot back to back most of the stuff you see on my Flickr photostream, my legs are badly bruised and I am a diabetic I shoot barefeet ..

I shot 21 Ramzan Martyrdom of Imam Ali
I shot Dadar Dahi Handi
I shot Pratap Sarnaiks Dahi Handi Vartak Nagar Thane
I shot The Idd Naamaz at Bandra Station
I shot Lal Bagh Chya Raja Press conference
I shot the Ganesha pandals
I shot GSB Ganesh Kings Circle GSB Seva Samiti
I shot Mount Mary
I shot Gauri Visrjan
I shot Lalbagh Chya Raja
I shot Ganesh Gully Raja
i shot GSB Ganeshotsav Samiti Wadala

And I dont shoot single pictures I shoot a lifetime of imagery on the soul of my photoblog

And whatever goodwill I have earned is on Flickr Facebook and Twitter ..

The Swollen Feet of The Barefeet Blogger of Mumbai

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I have shot back to back most of the stuff you see on my Flickr photostream, my legs are badly bruised and I am a diabetic I shoot barefeet ..

I shot 21 Ramzan Martyrdom of Imam Ali
I shot Dadar Dahi Handi
I shot Pratap Sarnaiks Dahi Handi Vartak Nagar Thane
I shot The Idd Naamaz at Bandra Station
I shot Lal Bagh Chya Raja Press conference
I shot the Ganesha pandals
I shot GSB Ganesh Kings Circle GSB Seva Samiti
I shot Mount Mary
I shot Gauri Visrjan
I shot Lalbagh Chya Raja
I shot Ganesh Gully Raja
i shot GSB Ganeshotsav Samiti Wadala

And I dont shoot single pictures I shoot a lifetime of imagery on the soul of my photoblog

And whatever goodwill I have earned is on Flickr Facebook and Twitter ..

I Want To Meet Lalbagh Chya Raja

Waiting For Lalbagh Chya Raja Darshan

The Helping Hands of Lalbagh Chya Raja

Mr Salvi Who Blessed Me With The Darshan

Devotees of Lalbagh Chya Raja After The Darshan

The Last Frame I Shot Of Lalbagh Chya Raja

I Had Shot Divinity With My Eyes Closed

Photography Is A Divne Passion Holistically Healing The Human Soul

Mumbai Police Helping Hands Of Lalbagh Chya Raja

Lalbagh Chya Raja A Moment In Time And Space

Lalbagh Chya Raja A Message Of Peace Hope and Humanity

The Stage is Set For Lalbagh Chya Raja

That He Gave Me A Chance To Shoot Him On The Stage Was Enough For Me

The Volunteers Helping Hands Of Lalbagh Chya Raja Jai Ho

I Had A Divine Tryst With Lalbagh Chya Raja

Without The Divine Help Fom Lal Bagh Chya Raja Volunteers I Would Have Not Reached Here

This is my thanks to each and everyone of them , the volunteers are human and do a fantastic job controlling crowds tempers emotions and their exemplary service is a tribute to the Lord year after year and the greatest test of their patience is during the Visarjan.

I thank Sudhir Salvi Satish Khankar Raju Langewal Sunil Joshi Bala Saheb Kamble and those I know by face may they their families be blessed for this the greatest show on Earth.

I hate to say it but they have touched this Muslim Blogger with their humility hospitality and Love.

All these photos are dedicated to the Karya Kartas volunteers the helping hands of Lal Bagh Chya Raja.

A Fleeting Moment Called Lal Bagh Chya Raja

Lalbagh Chya Raja Revisited 2010

Lalbagh Chya Raja Gave Me Another Chance To Shoot Him Again

Lalbagh Chya Raja Sometimes The Mind Shoots Faster Than The Camera

Lalbagh Chya Raja A Moment In Retrospection

Lalbaugh Chya Raja Mukut Darshan 2019

I am perhaps the only Muslim shooting Lalbaugh Chya Raja for over 20 years or more ,,thanks to Mr Sudhir Salvi head honcho of the Mandal.....