M.F Husain painted freely and on a monumental scale, perhaps influenced by his early career as a painter of cinema billboards. He also made many films. 'Through the Eyes of a Painter' compiles glimpses of he architecture, people and places of Husain's India.
The film won the Golden Bear at the 1967 Berlin Film Festival.
Directed by M.F Husain, 1967
Running time: 7 mins
© 1967 Films Division, Government of India
M.F Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting is on at the V&A, 28 May - 27 July 2014