Muqtar Ahmed’s endeavors may well trigger a fresh breath of life for calligraphy artists in India. He is one among a handful of calligraphers on a mission to bring an awareness and revive calligraphy, Islam’s most important visual art, in the country.
Muqtar’s exhibits reflect a new awareness of and interest in calligraphy in India. (Supplied)
Muqtar’s foray in art, which began in the 1989, has seen him grow and evolve as an artist. (Supplied)
Muqtar Ahmed is one among a handful of calligraphers on a mission to bring an awareness and revive calligraphy. (Supplied)
Muqtar’s compositions are a feast for the eyes and appeals to the viewer across linguistic and cultural boundaries. (Supplied)
Originally hailing from Telangana state, Muqtar made Bangalore. (Supplied)