Yousuf Saeed

 

Yousuf SaeedYousuf Saeed is a filmmaker and researcher who has been making documentaries on a variety of subjects. Some of his prominent films include Inside LadakhBasantand the Train to Heaven which have been shown at numerous film festivals, academic venues and on TV channels. Besides films and television, Yousuf also worked for Encyclopedia Britannica (India) as the Arts Editor. He has been a Sarai Fellow (2004), and an Asia Fellow (2005). His recent works have been Khayal Darpan (2006)a feature length film about the state of classical music in Pakistan and Campus Rising (2017), a film about recent students' unrest in Indian universities. His interest in the popular devotional art of Indian Muslims and his extensive collection of such art work brings him to the Tasveer Ghar. Yousuf is the author of Muslim Devotional Art in India (Routledge, 2011)More details...