Monthly Archives: November 2017

Konkan Coast Side, boats are getting ready for the day

Konkan The Calm Beauty

The small town of fishermen in Konkan area of Maharastra; everything was going at a slow pace as bicycle does. During my ride, I was staying in a homestay near one of the coastal side village with the majority of people into the fishing business, not a big way but with small boats, small marker and fresh fish business. They used to start their day late afternoon they go out fishing and back early morning take rest before next trip. Everyone […]

Brothers from Kyrgyzstan playing in front yard.

Brothers, Kyrgyzstan

Brother’s from Kyrgyzstan playing in front yard.

Lonely Planet

Recent Published work in Lonely Planet

Recently my work got published here in Lonely Planet “A look at life with the traditional eagle hunters of Kyrgyzstan” Photographer Manish Lakhani recently spent time in remote Kyrgyzstan, getting to know Ruslan, a local eagle hunter, and his two stunning birds, Karakys and Karachin. It was Manish’s first time in the country, which he found to be truly exquisite. “It’s got a great mix,” he tells Lonely Planet News. “There’s modern development, but it retains that old charm too. Personally, I love remoteness and culturally strong […]

Clouds Magic, Ladakh

The rain to the wind said, You push and I’ll pelt.’ They so smote the garden bed, That the flowers actually knelt, And lay lodged–though not dead. I know how the flowers felt.” – ― Robert Frost Rightly said for the monsoon. My monsoon days in the high Himalayas close to Singi La, Ladakh.

Kathakali Face Expression

Kathakali, Navarasa Facial Expressions

Kathakali is one of the most stylized classical Indian dance-drama known for the classic colourful makeup of characters elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body movements (Mudra) presented in tune with the anchor playback music and complementary percussion. It originated in Kerala during the 17th century and has developed over the years with lots of improvements on looks, refined gestures and added themes besides more ornate singing and precise drumming during the show. Popular belief is that Kathakali is emerged […]