M F Hussain has bid the world adieu. The harbinger of an entirely new, provocative and destabilising notion of art, this free thinker opened up the gates of a newly formed nation to myriad novelties. Still an enigma, Husain has always fired a shot in the arm of an increasingly desensitised and moribund society, whose moral rants often take over their understanding of artistic endeavour. Pramod reminiscences upon the ‘real’ Husain. Download the article here.