Faces of India – 117

A resident of Sunderbans, West Bengal. I failed to make her smile in spite of all our story exchanges. I even told her that her sari is good, of nice color and print.

Faces of India, a series through which I intend to portray the various characters of my country whom I met during my travels. See more here.

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28 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    My first thought was that she had drown her lips up tightly to prevent a smile– guess I wasn't far from wrong. Another wonderful shot, full of character if not smiles! Enjoy your weekend, Indrani!!

  2. Gattina says:

    A hard life is written on her face ! beautiful picture !

  3. Jeevan says:

    Beautiful portrait! She looks simple and good

  4. Good,she at leased posed for you!

  5. TexWisGirl says:

    a beautiful face, nonetheless.

  6. She is a lovely, makes a brilliant portrait.

  7. Aditi says:

    This is such a wonderful shot of a strong woman!!

  8. Passei para uma visitinha.
    Ela me parece uma pessoa sofrida e forte. Ela é bonita.
    °º✿✿ Bom fim de semana!!!
    °º✿ Tudo de bom!!!!
    º° ✿♥ ♫° ·. Beijinhos do Brasil.

  9. George says:

    This lady may not have wanted to smile for you, but you still got an excellent portrait.

  10. Indrani!
    The beautiful portrait. Real India.
    I send you greetings from distant Polish. Lucia

  11. Young and yet ancient. Beautiful portrait.

  12. Beautiful woman, beautiful sari!

  13. It seems she takes life seriously. Nice, tell-tale pic.

  14. a Rat says:

    nice story-telling portrait.

  15. Beautiful pic mam 🙂

  16. Arti says:

    I am sure if she could see this posted picture of hers, she would smile 😉 What a beautiful portrait shot, Indrani!

  17. A pic depicting so many story !

  18. bushra M says:

    Spectacular capture! She looks disturbed!

  19. At times life serves too harsh rendering us rather numb!
    Nice capture!
    Like like!

  20. mysay.in says:

    India speaks through her face .. India speaks the pain and the hope through your click .. beautiful,I say !!

  21. khandar ko dekh kar lagta hai ki apne zamaane mein zaroor ek bulund imaarat hui hogi

  22. juzta mum says:

    In a way I am glad she didn;t smile..Love the intense look on her face!

  23. this is a powerful pic…it speaks

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