Amitabh Bachchan has played cop many a time on screen. Each time, he left no stone unturned to inspire a whole generation to serve the country. Of course, when he got a chance to unveil a calendar, Amitabh Bachchan could have not said no! At the recent Umang event – Amitabh released ace photographer Pravin Talan’s third edition of the Mumbai Police calendar, in presence of the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai Mr. Dattatray Padsalgikar and other senior officials of the police force.
Talking at the event the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai Mr. Dattatray Padsalgikar said:
“For Mumbai Police, 2017 has been 365 days of celebrating an undying bond with the citizens and rediscovering its power in helping us overcome any crisis.”
Seeking to capture new facets and new tales, Pravin Talan’s 2018 calendar has some rather realistic photographs taken throughout the year (2017). His pictures display the herculean tasks of Mumbai Police across various seasons and festivals, making it one of the most enriched and liveliest calendars yet. Pravin Talan ‘s work has always been regarded as original, soulful and creative. Talking about the calendar he says:
“capturing the spirit of Mumbai in the shadows of police was a roller coaster ride in spite of all the jostling at mass gatherings or getting all drenched in pouring rains.”
Internationally acclaimed fashion & lifestyle photographer Pravin Talan has made it a mission to photograph men and women in uniform and in past four years photographed almost every Indian Defence and Central Armed Police Force that includes Army, Navy, Coast Guard, NSG, BSF, CISF, and CRPF have been captured by his camera.
Take a look at the images here: