Raghu Rai

Raghu Rai, the only living photographer to receive the Académie Des Beaux Art Photography Award-William Klein (2019), was also the first photographer to receive Padma Shri (1972). His photo-essays have appeared in TIME, Life, GEO, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, Newsweek and The New Yorker. He has also produced more than fifty books including Raghu Rai’s Delhi (2009), Bombay/Mumbai: Where Dreams Don’t Die (2010), Calcutta (2008), Khajuraho (2016), Taj Mahal (1986), The Sikhs (2001), and Tibet in Exile (1990). He received the ‘Photographer of the Year’ award (USA, 1992), the Officier des Arts et des Letters (France, 2009), and Lifetime Achievement Award (India, 2016).
Year: 2022