Homai Vyarawalla

Photographer, Visual Artist

1913 – 2012

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Who was Homai Vyarawalla?

Homai Vyarawalla, commonly known by her pseudonym "Dalda 13," was India's first woman photojournalist. First active in the late 1930s, she retired in the early 1970s. In 2011, she was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of the Republic of India.

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Born
Dec 9, 1913
Mumbai
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art
  • University of Mumbai
Died
Jan 15, 2012
Vadodara

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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