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Hyder Bhai Ali Reza Shirazi and Me At Godhra Station On Our Way to Jaorah

Hyder Bhai Ali Reza Shirazi and Me At Godhra Station On Our Way to Jaorah, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. Ali Reza Shirazi Hyder Bhai were my patron saints taking me to Hussain Tekri Jaorah to celebrate Chehlum there which is one day before the Mumbai Chehlum, I returned from Hussain Tekri Jaorah this morning , will shoot the Mumbai Chehlum today with a bandage on my head, I cut my head kamazani with the Shia Kashmiris at Hazrat Abbas Roza at Hussain Tekri.

A Shia Blogger Shot By Marziya Shakir 3 Year Old..

A Shia Blogger Shot By Marziya Shakir 3 Year Old.., originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 163,489 items / 1,290,926 views

I entered my house this morning I had arrived from Hussain Tekri Jaorah, this was a trip I could have not made without Ali Reza Shirazi from Mount Mary Bandra and Hyder Bhai from Mira Road, they were wings that poetically flew me to Hussain Tekri, more about the trip I shall post on another blog.

I shot the HussainTekri Chehlum after almost 7 years,and this time I shot it with a passion I could not understand , when I shot Hussain Tekri earlier on my first trip, I was not a blogger and I was fresh into photography.


I shot the hardcore zanjir kama matam at the roza of Hazrat Abbas and Bibi Sakina and seeing the intense pain of the Kashmiri Shias I snatched a dagger from a guy and cut open my head doing the Dance of Death , Tandav on the soul of Shimr..

I shot the Kashmiri Shia extensively their grief their Girja , their unique style of noha recital, I cap…