Album Collection

Homepage Backgrounds

This album contains select background images picked from other albums for full screen display on the homepage.

Adilabad, Tughlaq's Forgotten Fort - Delhi

To the southeast of Tughlaqabad fort, perched on a hillock is a small and forgotten fort of Adilabad. Built by Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq, the purpose of this lake-fort is unclear though Tughlaq could have used it for recreational purposes.

The Arch

The 'Arch' perhaps is the most important architectural invention by the followers of the Abrahamic religions. This album explores some of the finer points of its construction methods and the introduction of true arch to India.

Bhangarh Ruins, Rajasthan

In a beautiful valley of Aravalli mountain range is situated the enchanting ruins of Bhangarh with an unusual tag of being the most haunted ghost town of India!

Select Black & White Shots

This album contains some of my personal favorite black & white photos, shot across multiple locations in India.

Jamali-Kamali Tomb - Stepping Into A Jewel Box!

The Jamali-Kamali tomb has a unique distinction of being regarded as the gay monument of India. Located in the heart of Mehrauli Archaeological Park, Delhi, adjacent to a Lodhi era mosque, entering this ornately decorated tomb is like stepping into a jewel box!

Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

A weekend getaway, Lansdowne is a scenic cantonment town in the foothills of the Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Neemrana Fort Palace, Rajasthan

At a distance of 120 kms from Delhi, nestled in the Aravallis is the magnificent fort palace of Neemrana. Opened in 1991 as a hotel, this delicately restored fort palace started the trend of Heritage Hotels in India!

Patan Mahal, Rajasthan

Nestled in the Aravalli hills, Patan is a picturesque town close to Jaipur. One of the last great battles in Indian history was fought here. Today, in addition to the ruins of an old palace and a hill fort, there stands an opulent heritage hotel.

Last Charity Of Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan

Son to a murdered father and father to murdered sons, Abdul Rahim was one of the nine gems at Akbar's court. His tomb in Nizamuddin was later quarried for building the tomb of Safdarjung, who had died soon after being discredited in the war with Abdali.

The Extraordinary Story Of Begum Samru

In the late eighteenth century India, a woman of humble beginnings rose to become the quintessential symbol of women power. In a life full of dramatic turns, Begam Samru was gorgeous to those who befriended her and feared by those who offended her.

Shekhawati - World's Largest Open Air Art Gallery!

Shekhawati region of Rajasthan is known as the world's largest open air art gallery because of the frescoes painted on the walls of ornate havelis all around in the region.

Siliserh Lake Palace, Alwar

A weekend getaway, this is the leisure palace of erstwhile rulers of Alwar with a tragic story attached to it!