Remembering MF Husain on his birth anniversary

Husain was born in the temple town of Pandharpur, Maharashtra, to Fida Husain and Zaineb

His first painting teacher was N.S. Bendre, whom he met at the Indore School of Art

Husain was  Madhuri Dixit fan, having watched Hum Aapke Hain Koun over 50 times

Husain was India's highest-paid painter

Husain received a prize for his paintings in the Bombay Art Society's annual show in 1947

He also received the Padma Bhushan in 1973 and the Padma Vibhushan in 1991

Husain's paintings were mainly on British rule, Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, the Mahabharata, and the Ramayana PC@Twitter