Maqbool Fida Hussain popularly known as MF Hussain has passed away today in London. According to reports, the celebrated artist has died due to heart attack. He was 96.
Popularly known as Picasso of India, Hussain saab has carved a niche for himself across the world with his paintings. Off late the artist was living in Qatar due to the threats he received over some of his controversial works.
Hussain saab has directed two Hindi films, Gajagamini with Madhuri Dixit and Meenakshi: A tale of three cities with Tabu.
On hearing the news of his demise, actress Celina Jaitly, “My God what a tragic loss..Hussein saab is no more..I met him last in dubai at the emirates towers some months ago ..just cannot believe it”, tweeted.
“Sad to hear renowned legendary artist M.F.Hussain passes away, RIP !!!”, tweeted director Madhur Bhandarkar.
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