Faces of India – 136

A security guard in the hotel we stayed in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. He claimed he was from north of India, staying in Karanataka for past some years. I appreciated his moustache.

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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37 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    A great shot as always and that is indeed quite a mustache!!! Thanks for the smiles this evening! Hope you have a great weekend, Indrani!!

  2. TexWisGirl says:

    he has nice eyes, i think.

  3. Cloudia says:

    You must publish a book! Possibly with a grant?

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^= <3

  4. Nice capture 🙂

  5. George says:

    The mustache (and the head gear) is very impressive.

  6. Bibi says:

    I'm back….and nursing a bad cold, but now I'm on the up. Love this photo, and I indeed saw some fantastic mustaches in India.

  7. What a mustache, well photographed.

  8. beautiful portrait… well captured


  9. Policemen in these parts sport such long,bushy,funny shaped mustache possibly to instil fear where their physique is small!!Nice picture

  10. Great Indrani!
    Like the way you get people to pose! They must be feeling important! 🙂

  11. hw much hard wrk n effort would have gone for those lovely mustache.. well captured

  12. OMG..What a mustache!!Great Photography.

  13. Carver says:

    Great portrait. I like the mustache.

  14. Jinksy says:

    Thank you for another masterpiece!:)

  15. He should become the mascot for Indian Airlines.

  16. bushra M says:

    Whoa! That's a big mustache! Awesome capture dear 🙂

  17. Hilary says:

    That is some moustache. Fine portrait.

  18. beautiful. i was hesitant earlier to click photos on street and of people thinking what will they think. but seeing your series i feel, people are co-operative 😀

  19. Soham Roy says:

    Well…Inspiring moustache…And here I am , trying to grow a similar one..Though all I managed was a thin..very thin..moustache line…Which looks similar to the Andaman & Nicobar islands on the World Map…

  20. Indeed he has a Great Moustache.. 🙂

  21. vaisakhi says:

    The best part of the pic is the pagdi! Nice click..:)

  22. ilakshee says:

    Behind that severe facade he looks like a benign father figure

  23. You have started very interesting series Indrani.

  24. What a shot! And emotions! Just too good…

  25. he should be proud of it .. especially after seeing ranbir singh in ram leela 😀

  26. Najm Nisa says:

    The turban he wears with pride..Ahhh !

  27. Pallavi says:

    I love his "veerapan" styled mustache! 🙂

  28. muchein toh mardon ki shaan hoti hai 😉

  29. Tough moustache, but gentle eyes. A good picture.

  30. Great shot! The mustache is very impressive.

  31. that moustache is so classy…reminds of old times…great pic indrani

  32. Down south mustache is a symbol of pride, a sign of masculinity… You should visit Tamil nadu. Down there they come in all size and shape…
    Tadpoles, lip lids, dumb bells and their own innovative versions !!

  33. [ Smiles ] Do you plan on growing a mustache like his?

    Anyway, that was a lovely article!

  34. Do you have Movember, where Men grow a mustache for charity? This would be quite a candidate for the best Mo around, i can't say I've seen one better!
    Wren x

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