Dabboo is one of the most
famous modern, portrait and celebrity photographer. His induction into
the world of photography came about largely by chance. it started with
an object, which soon became his prized profession - The Camera. His hobby
turned into a passion. Behind the outstanding success with which we associate
him today is a great deal of hard work and struggle from the days when
as a young man in Bombay he used to travel accross the Central line on
the fast and slow locals to reach out for his trainings with Sumeet Chopra.
||Dabboo Ratnani Biography
Dabboo Ratnani Born on
December 24, is a leading Indian model photographer, mostly known for his
annual calendar which has become a highly notable showbiz event in India
since its first publication in 1999. The calendar is compared to the Kingfisher
Calendar as a pioneer of the genre of sensational calendars. He was the
cover photographer for the first issue of the Indian edition of Better
Homes and Gardens magazine.In 2006, he was in the jury for the Miss India
A name that is synonymous
with excellence & creativity. For over a decade Dabbo Ratnani has continued
to master the art of photography. From personality portraits and advertising
campaigns to fashion and magazine layouts, Dabboo has developed and showcased
a discriminating and unique sytle of his profession.
Known for his unaasuming
dispostion, sincere dedication adn an eye for making his subjects seem
surreal, lens-legend Dabboo Ratnani's resume shrieks names that scrape
the upper echelons of Bollywood's aristrocracy. Some of these celebrities
have refused to shoot with anyone but the man himself. Amitabh Bachchan,
Michael Jackson, Boris Becker, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Sachin Tendulkar,
Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Preity Zinta, Kareena
Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Rahul Dravid, Sania Mirza are just a few who deem
thsi man as the only one who can captur the good despite of bad and the
ugly! Always accomodating and admirably relaxed, never pushy but gently
persuasive, Dabboo has a knack of getting his pictures despite the odds.
Dabboo's work comprises
of a blend of film, fashion, editorial, advertising, portrais, glamour,
product shots, etc. it was all connected in a way, films got him editorial
work, which in turn got him model portfolios, which finally led him to
the advertising world. His work has been used for film advertising and
publicity campaigns. Dabboo's visible efforts have been in connection with
the motion picture industry.
Ratnani Bollywood calendar 2009.........
Calendar 2011 video