Showing posts from January 11, 2011

A Star is Born

A Star is Born, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 161,317 items / 1,271,227 views

a cub of a lions cub
now a lion reborn
ushers a new dawn
in the world of poets
politics may he live long
aditya thackeray
to the new world order
peace hope humanity
has sworn the yuva sena
following him along
we are all marathi manoos
whatever caste color
religion we belong
jai maharashtra
is also our heritage
our karam bhoomi
our lifelong song
you and the youth of today
will correct all wrong
make our nation
healthy pure and strong
mumbai will always
be mumbai
it is only the myopic
who would want it to
become Shanghai
or Hong Kong

Documenting Shiasm Through Pictures

Documenting Shiasm Through Pictures, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 161,216 items / 1,270,493 views

When Moharam begins I confess without guilt it rains Shiasm on my Flickr photostream or at my Facebook updates , but my documentation is of a photo journalist nature barring my Shia poems , I dont ever proselytize my faith or religiosity , I dont believe in conversions nor do I take kindly to conversions.. it is all a matter of personal choice.

I know whatever the odds or the drawbacks of a mans choice I would not be happy if I was not born a Shia .. it is my perspective of Humanity and it has made me what I am, I shoot Hinduism and I call it Hope and Hindutva a Message of Peace and Humanity, I cannot be racist or biased I love my culture my origins and the inheritance of my birth as a Hindu Shia from Hindustan.

I shoot Hinduism as passionately as I shoot my own faith because my Hindu brother deserves the same treatment in my pictures as I show of my own community.

I s…