Saturday, December 26, 2009


Under the overcast skies the bullfight venue looks festive with the onlookers cheering the bulls, which seem reluctant at first to start a fight. Friday bullfights are a main attraction of Fujairah and people from all over the emirates throng to this venue along the corniche.

Monday, December 21, 2009


MONDAY or Tuesday will be one of two days of the year when the inhabitants in the globe's Northern Hemisphere get sunshine for the shortest period during the day - the day of the Winter Solstice.
The celestial event marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere as the whole world readies for Christmas and New Year celebrations.


The boundary between the real and the surreal evaporates on mornings. It is as if this person is fishing from a painting. as seen from the Sharjah corniche.

Saturday, December 5, 2009


The scenic beauty of a setting sun with the cloudy skies and the reddish horizon offer an unmatched panoramic view.

Monday, November 30, 2009


KOODYATTOM is the oldest existing classical art in the world, recognised by UNESCO as a Human Heritage Art. It was originated much before Kerala's classical art Kathakali and most other theatrical forms in the world. It is considered to be at least 2,000 years old. Kulasekhara Varma Cheraman Perumal, an ancient king of Kerala, was known as the creator of Koodiyattam in the present form.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Subhadraaharanam enacted in Dubai

KATHAKALI's thick make-up has already been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's thickest make-up.
THE four-day Utsavam 09, an Indian classical treat for Dubai art lovers organised by Thiranottam cultural group, was curtained down with a final perfomance of Kathakali. The multi-event, held at Wellington School in Dubai, was witnessed by hundreds of classical art enthusiasts from all walks of life in Dubai including foreigners and locals.

Saturday, November 28, 2009


EID al ADHA sermon at Eid prayer area in Mussallah sharjah.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Catching The Spirit

Three Sharjah fishermen are readying to cast their nets in the hope of a bountiful Piscean catch. They-as the rest of the nation - are also readying to take part in the National Day celebrations on Dec.2 as can be seen by the huge national flags that drape the government buildings in the pictue.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Bronze Beauties Beckon

A monumental collection of 21 bronze sculptures symbolising our belonging to the 21st century seen displayed at Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, observed by visitors. These sculptures are the creation of artist Rachid Khimoune.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Water Bucket Walk

To mark the 20th Anniversary of the United Nation"s Universal Children"s Day, several Children participated in this event at Jumerah in Dubai.

Friday, November 20, 2009


The consulate General of India, Dubai in association with Sharjah Chamber of commerce & Industry (SCCI), the Indian Business Professional Council, Sharjah. and the Indian Association Sharjah hosted the first "India-Sharjah Bussinus and Cultural Forum" on Wednesday(18.11.2009) the event began with the inaguration of India's formost artist, MF Husain's painting exhibition, titled "100 years of Indian Cinema" at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Dubai Air Show 2009

Fighter planes display a large variation of breathtaking formations. leaving colourful impressions in the Dubai sky.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Book Fair

Sharjah International Book Fair opened at Sharjah Expo Centrer.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Good keeper

Iran keeper attempts a save against Oman at Asian zone qualifier of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Dubai 2009 at Jumeriah beach.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Sublime Symmetry

The ornat decor featured on the roof of the atrium of the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi makes for a stunning view from down below.

Foggy Weather

Morning walk at Mamzar Beach in Sharjah.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Graceful Movements

Artistes perform at the venue of FESTIVAL OF THINKERS in Abu Dhabi.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Baby Sitter

While mother"s away, elder sister plays mom to her little sibling.

Pink Walkathon

Men, women and children of all ages and fitness levels wearing Safe and Sound T-shirts and caps and carrying pink ribbons, pink pom- poms and beating pink drums, joined senior Dubai Burjuman officials and breast cancer survivors in the 3.6km walk.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Live Art For Lively Beach

When the environment is facing a crisis, how can artists just wait and watch. Here, they pitch in with their brush strokes conveying the passion they have for the environment in vivid shades of biue - clean air, clean sky and clean water. We cannot have all these three clean if the beach is not.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Onam 2009

A floral decoration competition was the first event of the day of UMA Onam 2009 function held at Al Nasr Leisureland Dubai.
Dubai-Based United Malayale Association (UMA) celebrated Kerala s harvest fetival Onam 2009 with a variety of competitions, cultural procession, floral decoration,entertainment programmes and a vegetarian feast at Dubai Al Nasr Leisureland.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Halfway to green shopping

A good beginning takes you halfway to your destination. So this women has made a decent start - for herself and for Sharjah. Cycling to the market not only provides her much-needed exercise, it is emission-free. But what about the plastic bags she carries on her eco-friendly mode of transport? Food for thought for both shopkeepers and users.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

A mass Ifthar gathering in Sharjah

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Wrestling bare-handed

A traditional form of wrestling widely known as 'Kushti' and 'Pehalwani', showcased in an open space in the car park near Dubai's fish market. The popular sport of Asian expats is conducted every Friday evening in Dubai for over eight years.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Indian expats' unity in diversity

Indian independence day celebrations in Dubai, participated by 1000s of expats from different Indian States on Aug 15, 2009.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

History Preserved

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Bountiful Harvest

The harvester perched atop a date-fruit palm is tempted to taste the deletable spread in front of him but first things first , he has to bring down the choicest of the fruit to his master waiting below.

Monday, July 27, 2009


A motorcyclist was hit by a running car while he was riding on Al Arooba street in Sharjah.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Clouds Adorn the Burj

Dubai's iconic Burj Al Arab under a cloudy roof on a summer evening.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Art for heart sake

An Iranian origin Dubai artist engaged in her life of mindful creativity on the shores of Jumeira beach. Iconic Burj Al Arab hotel is seen in the background.

Signs stamped on sand

A man climbs a sand-dune in the desert on the side of Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway.


A horse stable in Fujairah, a Northern emirate of the UAE.

Lives on the desert

Green hopes of the Desert: A few trees seen in the desert of Hatta in the UAE.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Dating with dates

As summer is in its peak season in the UAE, a wide variety of date fruits has arrived in the market. Kiosks of Dates Festival at the Fruits and Veg. Market in Sharjah.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Insufferable Weather

Weather deteriorating in various parts of the Emirates with wind and dust making lives of laymen more miserable.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Mohanlal at ceremony in Dubai

Megastar of South India attending a ceremony during the inauguration of Malabar Gold Jewellery branch in Lulu hypermaket- Qusais, Dubai. The actor is the brand ambassador of the jewellery group.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Heat is up... Cool Down.

A man serves his camels with cold water in the Sajja area of Sharjah.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The Symmetry of Bulldozers

Heavy-duty construction vehicles showcased at a yard in Sharjah.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Iranians Protest in Dubai

Iranian expatriates in Dubai stage a protest outside their Consulate General, against the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad.

'Where's My Vote?'

An Iranian expat lady holds a placard written 'Where's my vote?', during a demonstration staged outside Iranian Consulate in Dubai. The protest was organised to raise their voice against the allegedly manupulated election results in Iran.

Protesters & Police in Dubai

Dubai's Riot Police cordon off the Iranian Consulate area in Dubai, as Iranian expats conducted a demonstration against Ahmedinejad's disputed massive victory in presidential election.

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A professional news photographer, presently working with a leading English Daily Newspaper based published from Sharjah, UAE. I have been doing professional photography for the last two decades, and have attented a dozen of international assignements in different countries. Also, have achieved a couple of awards and accolades. I could also organise photographic exhibitions in different locations for different humanitarian movements and some natural disasters.

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