Contemporary Photographer, Rohit Chawla's portraits come from the world of politics, literature, films, art and every realm of imagination and together define the cultural zeitgeist of our times. A pause in the movement of ideas, the images exude the enigma of stillness & mystery. Join Award Winning Photographer, Rohit Chawla and Writer, Journalist and Author, Anindita Ghose in a free wheeling conversation as he unravels the real stories behind some of his iconic portraits. Because "Every Picture Hides a Story".
Rohit Chawla is a leading contemporary photographer, who spent close to two decades in advertising at JWT before moving out to start his own design and film production company. His solo exhibitions include Wanderlust, Tribute to Raja Ravi Verma, Klimt - The Sequel, Free da! - The Homage, World of Wearable Art, Goa Style & The Inspired frame. He is represented by the Tasveer Gallery in India and is also the Brand Ambassador for Leica Cameras. In his most recent editorial avatar as the erstwhile Group Creative Director for the India Today Group and Open magazine, he has conceptualised & photographed over 300 magazine covers. A culinary aesthete, he also enjoys food photography and has completed three coffee table books, The Indian Accent Cook Book, The Fine Art of Food & The Bangla Table from Chettinad. He lives & works between Delhi & Goa.Read more
Anindita Ghose is a writer and journalist based in Mumbai. She was previously the Editor of the Saturday magazine Mint Lounge and the Features Director of Vogue India. She is a graduate of Columbia's Journalism school and was a Hawthornden Writing Fellow in 2019. The Illuminated is her first novel.Read more