Friday, July 31, 2015

World of Advocate Ashish Shelar


Guru Purnima

Without these three stalwarts who taught me photography I would have never been a photographer.
What I am today as a photographer poet blogger I owe to this Terrific Trinity 
Late Mr KG K.g. Maheshwari Late Prof BW Jatkar also known as Black and White Jatkar 
Mr Shreekant Malushte Living Legend he gave me direction that gave birth to vision
They taught me the first lesson in Photography ,,,Humility ..

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“Shine like the whole universe is yours.” — Rumi

What Is Truth

“The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth.”
— Rumi

“Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” — Rumi

Bandra Worli Sea Link

The Bandra–Worli Sea Link, officially called Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, is a cable-stayed bridge with pre-stressed concrete-steel viaducts on either side that links Bandra in the Western Suburbs of Mumbai with Worli in South Mumbai.[1] The bridge is a part of the proposed Western Freeway that will link the Western Suburbs to Nariman Point in Mumbai's main business district.

The ₹16 billion (US$250 million) bridge was commissioned by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), and built by the Hindustan Construction Company. The first four of the eight lanes of the bridge were opened to the public on 30 June 2009.[9] All eight lanes were opened on 24 March 2010.

The sea-link reduces travel time between Bandra and Worli during peak hours from 60–90 minutes to 20–30 minutes.[10] As of October 2009, BWSL had an average daily traffic of around 37,500 vehicles.[11]'

Mahim Causeway was the only road connecting the western suburbs to Mumbai's central business district. This north-southwestern corridor became a bottleneck and was highly congested at peak hours. The Western Freeway project was proposed to span the entire western coastline of Mumbai to ease congestion. The Bandra–Worli Sea-Link, a bridge over Mahim Bay, was proposed as the first phase of this freeway system, offering an alternative route to the Mahim Causeway.

The sea-link connects the intersection of the Western Express Highway and Swami Vivekanand Road in Bandra to the Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Road in Worli. From Worli Seaface, it connects to Mumbai's arterial Annie Besant Road.

The project was commissioned by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Limited (MSRDC). The contract for construction was awarded to the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), with project management led by the UK offices of Dar Al-Handasah.[12]

The foundation stone was laid in 1999 by Bal Thackeray. The original plan estimated the cost at ₹6.6 billion (US$100 million) to be completed in five years.[13] But the project was subject to numerous public interest litigations, with the 5-year delay resulting in the cost escalating to ₹16 billion (US$250 million),[14] with the additional interest cost alone accounting for ₹7 billion (US$110 million).[13]

BWSL was named in the memory of late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi (husband of then UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi).[3]

The overall project consisted of five parts, contracted separately to accelerate the overall schedule.

Package I: Construction of a flyover over Love Grove junction in Worli
Package II: Construction of a cloverleaf interchange at the intersection of the Western Express Highway and S.V. Road in Bandra
Package III: Construction of solid approach road from the interchange to the Toll Plaza on the Bandra side along with a public promenade
Package IV: Construction of the central cable-stayed spans with northern and southern viaducts from Worli to the Toll Plaza at the Bandra end
Package V: Improvements to Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road
Package IV was the main phase, with the other packages providing supporting infrastructure.

Surveys of the seabed under the planned route were conducted before the bridge design commenced. The marine geology underneath the bridge consists of basalts, volcanic tuffs and breccias with some intertrappean deposits. These are overlain by completely weathered rocks and residual soil. The strength of these rocks range from extremely weak to extremely strong and their conditions range from highly weathered and fractured, to fresh, massive and intact. The weathered rock beds are further overlain by transported soil, calcareous sandstone and thin bed of coarse grained conglomerate. The top of these strata are overlain by marine soil layer up to 9m thick consisting of dark brown clay silt with some fine sand overlying weathered, dark brown basaltic boulders embedded in the silt.

BWSL was designed as the first cable-stayed bridge to be constructed in open seas in India. Due to the underlying geology, the pylons have a complex geometry and the main span over the Bandra channel is one of the longest spans of concrete deck attempted. Balancing these engineering complexities with the aesthetics of the bridge presented significant challenges for the project.

The superstructure of the viaducts were the heaviest precast segments to be built in India. They were built using a span-by-span method using overhead gantry through a series of vertical and horizontal curves.

The 20,000 tonne Bandra-end span of the bridge deck is supported by stay cables within a very close tolerance of deviations in plan and elevation.[15]

The Bandra–Worli Sea Link was the first infrastructure project in Mumbai to use seismic arresters. These will enable it to withstand earthquakes measuring up to 7.0 on the Richter scale.[16]

Foundation and substructure[edit]
The construction of the bridge's structure presented major engineering challenges. These included the highly variable geotechnical conditions due to the underlying marine geology of the seabed. At times, even for plan area of a single pile had a highly uneven foundation bed. Further compilcations included the presence of a variable intertidal zone, with parts of the foundation bed exposed in low tide and submerged in high tide.

The foundations for the BWSL's cable-stayed bridges consist of 120 reinforced concrete piles of 2,000 millimetres (6.6 ft) diameter. Those for the viaducts consist of 484 piles of 1,500 millimetres (4.9 ft). These 604 piles were driven between 6m and 34m into the substrate in geotechnical conditions that varied from highly weathered volcanic material to massive high strength rocks.

Pylon tower[edit]

BWSL's largest pylon towers are 128 m (420 ft) high.
The largest pylons for the bridge consist of diamond shaped 128 metres (420 ft) high concrete tower featuring flaring lower legs, converging upper legs, a unified tower head housing the stays and a continuously varying cross section along the height of tower.

The bridge's pylon towers gradually decrease in cross-section with height. They have horizontal grooves every 3m in height, which permitted inserts. Vertical grooves in the circular sections require special form liners, as well as require attention for de-shuttering. The tower legs are inclined in two directions, which presented challenges in alignment and climbing of soldiers. Construction joints were permitted at 3m intervals only.

To build the pylons, Doka of Austria was commissioned to build a custom automatic climbing shutter formwork system, based on their SKE-100 automatic climbing shutter system. This was fabricated on site and employed to execute all tower leg lifts below deck level.

Pre-cast yard[edit]
The pre-cast yard was located on reclaimed land. The yard catered to casting, storing and handling of 2342 concrete-steel pre-cast segments for the project. The storage capacity requirement of yard was about 470 precast segments. As the area available was limited, the segments were stored in stacks of up to three layers.

BWSL consists of twin continuous concrete box girder bridge sections for traffic in each direction. Each bridge section, except at the cable-stayed portion, is supported on piers typically spaced 50 metres (160 ft) apart. Each section is designed to support four lanes of traffic with break-down lanes and concrete barriers. Sections also provide for service side-walks on one side. The bridge alignment is defined with vertical and horizontal curves.

The bridge consists of three distinct parts: the north end viaduct, the central cable-stayed spans and the south end viaduct. Both the viaducts used precast segmental construction. The cable-stayed bridge on the Bandra channel has a 50m-250m-250m-50m span arrangement and on the Worli channel it has a 50m-50m-150m-50m-50m span arrangement.

Northern & Southern viaducts[edit]
The viaducts on either side of the central cable-stayed spans are arranged in 300-metre (980 ft) units consisting of six continuous spans of 50 metres (160 ft) each. Expansion joints are provided at each end of the units. The superstructure and substructure are designed in accordance with IRC codes. Specifications conform to the IRC standard with supplementary specifications covering special items. The foundation consists of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) diameter drilled piles (four for each pier) with pile caps. Bridge bearings are of disc type. The modular expansion joints for the bridge were provided by Swiss Civil Engineering firm mageba.[17]

The viaducts were built utilising pre-cast, post-tensioned, segmental concrete-steel box girder sections. An overhead gantry crane with self-launching capability was custom built on the site to lay the superstructure of the precast segments. The Pre-Cast segments are joined together using high strength epoxy glue with nominal pre-stressing initially. The end segments adjacent to the pier are short segments "cast-in-situ joints". Geometrical adjustments of the span are made before primary continuous tendons are stressed.

Segment types are further defined by the changes in the web thickness and type of diaphragms cast in cell. The segment weights vary from 110 to 140 tonnes (110 to 140 long tons; 120 to 150 short tons) per segment. The segment length varies from 3,000 to 3,200 mm (9.8 to 10.5 ft). Deck post tensioning is performed at the completion of the erection of each 50-metre (160 ft) bridge span.

Cable-stayed spans[edit]

Main cable-stayed span
The cable-stayed portion of the Bandra channel is 600 metres (2,000 ft) in length between expansion joints and consists of two 250-metre cable supported main spans flanked by 50 metres conventional approach spans. A centre tower, with an overall height of 128 metres above pile cap level, supports the superstructure by means of four planes of cable stay in a semi-harp arrangement. Cable spacing is 6.0 metres along the bridge deck.

The cable-stayed portion of the Worli channel is 350 metres (1,150 ft) in length between expansion joints and consists of one 150 metres cable supported main span flanked on each side by two 50 metres conventional approach spans. A centre tower, with an overall height of 55 metres, supports the superstructure above the pile cap level by means of four planes of cable stay in a semi-harp arrangement. Cable spacing here is also 6.0 metres along the bridge deck.

The superstructure comprises twin precast concrete box girders with a fish belly cross sectional shape, identical to the approaches. A typical Pre-Cast segment length is 3.0 metres with the heaviest superstructure segment approaching 140 tonnes. Balanced cantilever construction is used for erecting the cable supported superstructure as compared to span-by-span construction for the approaches. For every second segment, cable anchorages are provided.

A total of 264 cable stays are used at Bandra channel with cable lengths varying from approximately 85 metres to nearly 250 metres. The tower is cast in-situ reinforced concrete using the climbing form method of construction. The overall tower configuration is an inverted "Y" shape with the inclined legs oriented along the axis of the bridge. Tower cable anchorage recesses are achieved by use of formed pockets and transverse and longitudinal bar post-tensioning is provided in the tower head to resist local cable forces.

A total of 160 cable stays are used at Worli channel with cable lengths varying from approximately 30 metres minimum to nearly 80 metres maximum. Like the Bandra channel, the tower here is also cast in-situ reinforced concrete using the climbing form method of construction but the overall tower configuration is "I" shape with the inclined legs. Similarly, tower cable anchorage recesses are achieved by use of formed pockets.

The foundations for the main tower comprise 2-metre-drilled shafts of 25-metre length each. Cofferdam and tremie seal construction have been used to construct the six-metre deep foundation in the dry.

Bridge management[edit]

Toll gates of Bandra-Worli sea link
Toll collection[edit]
The Bandra end of the toll plaza has 16 approach lanes. The toll plaza is equipped with an electronic toll collection system.

At both ends, the toll collection options include:

Automatic electronic payment system through On-board Units mounted on vehicles for frequent-commuters that enable vehicles to pass without stopping[18]
Semi-automatic cash-less electronic payment via a smart card in unattended lanes
Manual toll collection for payment by cash, to a toll attendant
VehicleToll (Applicable: 01/April/2015)[19]
Single JourneyReturn JourneyDay Pass
Car₹60 (94¢ US)₹90 (US$1.40)₹150 (US$2.30)
Tempo/LCV₹90 (US$1.40)₹140 (US$2.20)₹235 (US$3.70)
Truck/Bus₹125 (US$1.90)₹185 (US$2.90)₹310 (US$4.80)
Power supply & lighting[edit]

The Bandra Worli Sea link main cable span is lit up at night.

An illuminated Bandra-Worli Sea Link Worli Skyline.
The bridge has a reliable and redundant power supply, backed up by diesel generators and auto mains failure panels for critical loads, such as monitoring, surveillance, emergency equipment and communication services including aviation and obstruction indicators. BWSL exclusively uses energy saving illumination systems.

Surveillance and Security[edit]
An intelligent bridge management system (IBS) provides traffic information, surveillance, monitoring and control systems. It comprises CCTVs, automatic traffic counters and vehicle classification system, variable message signs, remote weather information system and emergency telephones. The control centre is located near the toll plaza along with the electronic tolling controls. The control system uses fibre-optic cables running the entire span of the BWSL. Toll and advanced traffic management systems were installed.

For traffic enforcement, the bridge includes facilities for vehicles to pull over when stopped by enforcement officers or in the event of a breakdown. The bridge uses mobile explosive scanners[20] for vehicles travelling on the sea link.[21][22] Scans take less than 20 seconds for each vehicle with sensors above and below the vehicles. Over 180 cars can be scanned per hour by each scanner.

The pillars and the towers supporting the bridge are protected by buoys designed to withstand explosions and collisions. These inflated buoys surround each pillar of the sea link to avoid any damage.[23]

The BWSL is insured by New India Assurance.[24]

The bridge tower and the control centres feature lightning protection, designed to protect the bridge monitoring, communication and power equipment from possible surges.

The Economic Times was critical of the Bandra–Worli Sea Link in every particular. First, the cost was not the projected 3 billion but actually cost 16 billion or about 430% cost overrun. Second, the project was 5-year behind schedule.[25]

Tukaram The Sprout Seller Of Bandra Bazar Road RIP

He died on the 20 July but I did not know about it till today, I used to buy sprouts from him for my Java Sparrows , I knew he had fallen  at home and broken his leg and was admitted at Bhabha Hospital his son Akshay who was handling the sprout store told me that his mom was continuously by his side at the hospital. He was to be operated but he died before it could be done because of vital organ failure I was told this morning by the coconut seller next to his shop.

I immediately went to their house at the Bazar to offer my condolences to his wife ,, who used to handle the sprout store too.

And all these years he would call out to me Hari Om and I never knew his name ,, today I realized it was Tukaram...

He was a very good humanbeing , and always jovial and the Bandra Bazar has lost a good soul..RIP.. Om Shanti Om,
Today was his 10 day ,, after his soul departed from earth

The Bandra Worli Sea Link in the Rains

I was at Danny sirs house from 10 am till 2 pm.. for a photoshoot yesterday of the most prolific actor who blooms in front of the camera ..however I wont be posting the pictures till after the release of his film,..and I have thus documented his look , sartorially fitted by me .
I shot a video too.. of the makeup and his look..
This morning I went to meet Mr Shyam Shroff  and later in the evening I went for some work to Worli Seaface was raining cats dogs ,after completing my work, I decided to shoot some rain pictures , normally I desist from shooting the usual rain pictures ...I shoot simple pictures and I shot two guys from Lalbagh using the Dino Morrea Shiv Sena open gym in the rains ,than I walked from Worli seaface towards Mahakali Worli slums till Century ,,,I shot the slums and finally took a bus to Bandra ..

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

I Shoot The Magic Of India ,

Happy Birthday Sanju Baba

Sanjay Balraj Dutt (born 29 July 1959) is an Indian film actor, producer known for his work in Hindi cinema. He was briefly associated with politics. Dutt, son of film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, made his acting debut in 1981. Since then he has acted in some of the most popular Hindi language films. Although Dutt has enjoyed major success in movie genres ranging from romance to comedy, it has been the roles of gangsters, thugs and police officers in films that have won Dutt much adulation, with fans and Indian film critics alike referring to him as the "Deadly Dutt," for his larger-than-life portrayals of such characters.

Dutt was arrested under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA) in April 1993, due to terrorist interactions, and illegal possession of a 9mm pistol and an AK-56 assault rifle. After spending 18 months in jail, he was granted bail in April 1995. In July 2007 he was sentenced to six years rigorous imprisonment. The Supreme Court of India, in a judgement on 21 March 2013, convicted Dutt of illegal possession of arms relating to the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment.[2][3][4]

Dutt was born to Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis. He is of Punjabi descent on his father's side and Pathaan on his mother's. His mother died in 1981, shortly before his debut film's premiere; her death has been cited as the cause of his drug addictions.[5] He spent two years in the United States, the majority of which was spent in a Texas rehab clinic before returning to India and resuming his career. As a child actor, Dutt appeared in the 1972 film Reshma Aur Shera, which starred his father; he appears briefly as a qawali singer.

Dutt married actress Richa Sharma in 1987.[6] Sharma died of brain tumour in 1996. The couple have a daughter, Trishala, born in 1988, who lives in the United States with her grandparents, following a custody battle with Dutt after the death of his wife.[7] Dutt's second marriage was to model Rhea Pillai in 1998.[8] They divorced in 2005. Dutt married Manyata (born Dilnawaz Sheikh)[9] in 2008 in a private ceremony in Goa, after two years of dating.[10] On 21 October 2010, he became a father to twins, a boy named Shahraan and a girl named Iqra.[11]

Dutt made his Bollywood movie debut with the box office hit Rocky in 1981. He went on to star in Vidhaata, the highest grossing Hindi film of 1982 along with the super hit Main Awara Hoon (1983). In 1985 he shot for his first film in three years, Jaan ki Baazi (1985). This was Sanjay's first film post what is now referred to as his drug phase years, when personal problems and a number of films that had been completed before his departure to the USA flopped at the box office, after which he had contemplated not returning to films. Jaan ki Baazi marked a comeback for Dutt and he appeared in successful films throughout the 80s such as Mera Haque (1986), Imaandaar, Inaam Dus Hazaar Jeeva(1987), Jeete Hain Shaan Se (1987), Mardon Wali Baat (1988), Ilaaka (1989), Hum Bhi Insaan Hain (1989), Kanoon Apna Apna (1989), and Taaqatwar (1989).

The 1986 blockbuster Naam (1986 film) was Dutt's first major critical success and a turning point in his career, the film firmly cemented him amongst India's finest young mainstream leading actors. He earned praise for his portrayal of an illegal immigrant in Dubai who spirals into a life of crime. His performances in both Kabzaa (1988) and J. P. Dutta's 1989 Hathyar. were also both well received by critics although both films only managed average collections at the box office.[12][12][13][14] In the late 80s he was seen in a number of multi-starrers alongside actors like Govinda, Mithun, Dharmendra, Jackie Shroff and Sunny Deol.

His successes continued in the 90s , with films that include Tejaa, khatarnaak, Zahreelay, Thanedaar, Khoon Ka Karz, Yalgaar, Gumrah, Sahibaan, and Aatish: Feel the Fire. He went on to star in some of the most era-defining Indian films of the early 90s such as Sadak, Saajan (for which he was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award) and Khal Nayak, for which he earned his second Filmfare Best Actor Award nomination. Three weeks before its release, however, in April 1993, he was arrested, charged with involvement in the 1993 Mumbai bombings. Dutt was unable to act for the next four years due to his subsequent arrests and bails although many incomplete films released featuring Dutt during this time that all sank without a trace, the 1994 hit Aatish being the only exception, which was completed before his 1993 arrest.

Dutts first film post his 93 arrest was the 1997 Daud which despite witnessing a phenomenal opening at the box office didn't manage to sustain and was declared a flop. He followed this up with the 1998 Dushman but all credit for the films success was given to lead actress Kajol. 1999 was an excellent year for Dutt and one that is truly regarded as his comeback year, with all five films featuring him being amongst the highest grossing films of that year. He began the year by starring in the Mahesh Bhatt directed hit Kartoos followed by Khoobsurat, Daag: The Fire, Haseena Maan Jayegi and the award winning Vaastav: The Reality, for which he won his first Filmfare Best Actor Award. His role in 2000's Mission Kashmir won him critical acclaim and a number of awards and nominations, as did his subsequent performance in Kurukshetra. As the decade went on, he continued to play important roles in popular and critical successes such as Jodi No.1 (2001), Pitaah (2002), Kaante (2002) and the National Award-winning blockbuster Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003), which garnered him several awards. Later successes came with Musafir (2004), Plan (2004), Parineeta (2005) and Dus (2005). He won critical acclaim for his performances in Shabd (2005) and Zinda although both films only faired average at the box office.

The blockbuster sequel Lage Raho Munna Bhai released in late 2006. He received a number of awards for his performance in the film along with an award from the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his work in the Munna bhai series.[15] In the same year news channel NDTV named him Indian of the Year. He also sang and danced in a Music Video with Asha Bhosle called Asha and Friends directed by S Ramachandran. Although he was going through a successful time professionally and receiving great acclaim for his performance in Lage Raho Munna Bhai this coincided with the start of the Mumbai bombing's trial. The nation became transfixed with Dutt's court ongoings which saw him found not guilty of terrorism related acts but jailed for short periods on two occasions between 2006–2007, as he was found guilty 'under the possession of arms act'. He was granted bail enabling him to star in successes like Dhamaal (2007),Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007),All the Best (2009), Double Dhamaal (2011), Son of Sardaar (2012) and Agneepath (2012) for which he won a number of awards as the psychotic villain Kaancha. He was last seen playing a supporting character in the Bollywood film PK, a film he completed before being sentenced to imprisonment in early 2013, for the possession of illegal arms verdict handed out to him in 2006. In January 2008, Indian film institute Filmfare listed 12 films featuring Dutt in its top 100 grossing movies of all-time list.

Other activities[edit]
Bigg Boss 5[edit]
Sanjay Dutt co-hosted the fifth session of the Indian reality show Big Boss along with Salman Khan. The show aired on Colors television from 2 October 2011 to 7 January 2012.[16] Later Dutt told, it was Salman Khan who persuaded him to co-host the show.[17]

Super Fight League[edit]
Sanjay Dutt and entrepreneur IPL cricket team owner Raj Kundra together launched India's first professionally organized mixed martial arts league — the Super Fight League — on 16 January 2012.[18]
Bombay suffered a series of serial bombings in 1993. Dutt was among several people associated with Bollywood who were accused of involvement. Dutt was accused of accepting a delivery of weapons at his house from Abu Salem and co-accused Riyaz Siddiqui, who had also been implicated in relation to the Mumbai blasts.[24] It was claimed that the weapons formed a part of a large consignment of arms connected to the terrorists.[25]

In April 1993 he was arrested under the provisions of the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA).[25][26][27] Dutt was granted bail by the Supreme Court of India in October 1995 but was re-arrested in December 1995. He was again released on bail in April 1997.[28] The case came to court in 2006 and during the period of 2006–2007, Dutt spent seven months in Arthur Road Jail and Pune prison on three occasions for the offences.[29]

Abdul Qayyum Abdul Karim Shaikh, who was thought to be a close aide of the terrorists' ringleader, Dawood Ibrahim, was arrested.[30] Dutt had given Qayuum's name to the police when confessing to arms possession, saying that in September 1992 he had bought a pistol from Qayuum in Dubai.[31]

On 31 July 2007, the TADA court sentenced Dutt to six years' rigorous imprisonment for illegal possession of weapons and cleared him of charges relating to the Mumbai blasts.[25][32] According to The Guardian, "The actor claimed he feared for his life after the notorious "Black Friday" bombings, which were allegedly staged by Mumbai's Muslim-dominated mafia in retaliation for deadly Hindu-Muslim clashes a few months earlier. But the judge rejected this defence and also refused bail."[32] Dutt was returned to jail at Arthur Road and soon after moved to the Yerwada Central Jail in Pune.[25][33]

Dutt appealed against the sentence[34] and was granted interim bail on 20 August 2007 until such time as the TADA court provided him with a copy of its judgement.[35] On 22 October 2007 Dutt was back in jail but again applied for bail. On 27 November 2007, Dutt was granted bail by the Supreme Court.[36] On 21 March 2013 the Supreme Court upheld the verdict of the TADA court but shortened the sentence to five years' imprisonment. Dutt was given a month to surrender before the authorities.[37]

Dutt has said that "I am not a politician but I belong to a political family."[38] He was persuaded by a close friend to contest the 2009 Lok Sabha elections as a candidate for the Samajwadi Party but withdrew when the court refused to suspend his conviction.[39] He was then appointed General Secretary of the party, leaving that post in December 2010.[40]

In March 2013 the Supreme Court upheld Dutt's five-year sentence, 18 months of which he already spent in jail during the trial.[41] He was given four weeks to surrender to the authorities, the court having refused to release him on probation due to the severity of the offence.[42]

With analysts believing that his imprisonment would have a significant impact on the fortunes of Bollywood, people from that movie business made statements of support following the ruling and some said that they would be making appeals for him to be pardoned.[43][44] On 10 May, the Supreme Court rejected Dutt's review petition for the reconsideration of his conviction and asked him to surrender on the stipulated date.[45][46] On 13 May, the Supreme Court rejected appeals filed by two film producers who were seeking more time for the actor to surrender so that he could complete two of his under-production films.[47] On 14 May, Dutt withdrew the mercy plea and surrendered to the Mumbai Police on 16 May 2013.[48][49] Just before the surrender the Mumbai jail authority got an anonymous letter threatening Dutt's life. Dutt filed an appeal to allow him to surrender before Yerwada jail. Later, Dutt withdrew this request too.[50] Dutt subsequently surrendered in court as ordered.[51][52] He was paroled from 21 December 2013. The parole was extended three times until March 2014, raising concern in Mumbai High Court and a proposal from the Government of Maharashtra to amend the law of parole. Currently he is back in Yerwada prison after his parole had ended.[53] Sanjay Dutt was out on a two weeks' furlough by the Yerwada Central Jail authorities on December 24.[54] He said "I have lost 18kg. Now if I lose any more weight, I will vanish."[55]

Sanjay Dutt is currently incarcerated in Yerwada Central Jail.[56]

The Iftar Parties By Politicians Were An Insult To The Poor In India

He is an Indian too he had not eaten for 3 days he told  me  politicians are never  going to feed people like him.

 And all the iftar parties by politicos were only ostentatious display to appease rich fat lazy muslims  yes i am a muslim too

The Shahi Snan Ramkund Nasik Kumbh Mela 2002

I was carrying a lot of equipment when I came to shoot Ramkund on the eve of the Shahi Snan I did not know anyone here , and I rested on the banks of the Godavari and than I meet this photo journalist Neeraj Bhanje , we got talking and he took care of my camera bag,, while I went to get myself washed up, he was kind enough to share his meals with and from that day till the present we have been connected by phone , but the sad part is that his newspaper is not sending him to cover the Kumbh , he has some other assignment ,, so I will not be seeing him..
However I am expecting another Tantric Guru from Hardwar Shree Kapoor Khamakhya so I hope to connect with him I dont know any Vaishnav Akharas .. but I will manage I am sure of that ..The Kumbh is a spiritual and cultural experience that grows on you..had I not shot the Kumbh and Maha Kumbh I would have missed something very integral about my country ..And you need to be called to shoot the Kumbh ,,you dont necessarily need a camera you could shoot it on your mobile phone too... in 2002 I dont think I had that option I shot film and slides and it was here at Panchvati I accidentally fell in the water with my Nikon 90 X camera and 80/200 2.8 prime lens it was a deep end but luckily nothing happened to my camera or my lens ,, and the film within...

Documenting The World Of Naga Sadhus

Only my Guru Shri Vijay Giri Maharaj knew I was a Muslim for the rest of the Naga Sadhus it hardly mattered, they knew I was connected to their Guru so they took care of me respected me Nasik my First Kumbh ..
But at Maha Kumbh I had no problems , at all I had meals with the Naga Sadhus , a guy saw that I had hot water in the mornings for bathing , and when the storm came on the night of Basant Panchami I decided to come back to Mumbai ,, our tents were flooded and it was really tough for those who slept on the roads , the vendors ,, I still think with due respect neither Mr Akhikesh Yadav or Mr Azam Khan really knew how to hold such an event ..including the stampede that was due to negligence both by the State government and the Indian Raiways .. and sadly we are never prepared for such a huge event the greatest show on Earth.. ..even Wizcraft would have put up a better show than the UP government ,

My First Kumbh Nasik Trimbakeshwar 2002

I had stayed a night before with Shri Vijay Giri Maharaj at his tent at Sadhugram.. I shot a lot of images on slide including the ling kriya etc.. I joined him begging from tent to tent and added all this to my lifes experience ..
But on the day of the Shahi Snan I could not accompany the Nagas to the Trimbakeshwar tank .. so all the roads being closed I managed with great difficulty to enter the tank and was lucky to meet Mr Shyam Manchekar of PSI ..We were together here ..
This was my lifes first Kumbh .. and it took many years after the Nasik Kumbh for Shri Vijay Giri Maharaj to take me into his fold and thanks to him I had one of the best Maha Kumbhs at Allahabad .
Trust Faith are the most important aspect of a relationship.. all these years my Guru never asked me for money , he fed me gave me shelter at Sector 5 Allahabad whatever money I had with me I gave it to him to feed the poor ..I had bought shawls and kambals that I gave to the poor folks sleeping on the banks of the Ganges .
I could have shot much more than I had shot at the banks of the Sangam on Basant Panchami Shahi Snan , but after my dip with the Nagas I left the banks with my Guru.. I have no regrets.. my only wish is to go with him one day to Junagadh to celebrate Maha Shivratri with him ..
"Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree"

I Shut my Facebook Account ,, Targeted Shia Harassment

27 May 2018 As a Shia I am targeted even  by  Sufis Sufism that  I promoted vigorously as a Malang .. I have renounced my Malang...