Mahmood Farooqui

Mahmood Farooqui is an Indian writer, artist and director. He specializes in a type of story-telling known as Dastangoi. He has written a novel titled Besieged: voices from Delhi 1857 He completed his schooling from The Doon School and went on to read History at St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to read History at St. Peter's College, University of Oxford. He was a researcher for White Mughals, a book by William Dalrymple. He has gained international repute for his contribution towards reviving the lost Indian art of story-telling i.e. Dastangoi.


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