In his last interview to BBC Hindi in October 2010, the 95-year-old painter had said that he left India in 2005 (not in 2006 as widely reported), mainly to pursue three major projects, and not because of the controversy caused by some paintings upsetting sections of Hindu society.
Was MF Hussain married?
Why was MF Hussain banned from India?
Husain, who shuttles between Dubai and London, went in exile after a hate campaign was launched against him in 2006 over his controversial paintings. Several cases were filed against him by people protesting his portrayal of Hindu goddesses in the nude.
Where did MF Hussain die?
What is the meaning of name Husain?
Hussein, Hossein, Husayn, or Husain (/huːˈseɪn/; Arabic: حُسَيْن Ḥusayn), coming from the triconsonantal root Ḥ-S-N (Arabic: ح س ن), is an Arabic name which is the diminutive of Hassan, meaning “good”, “handsome” or “beautiful”.