Google Doodle Celebrates Homai Vyarawalla’s 104th Birth Anniversary

The Google doodle is celebrating the 104th birth anniversary of Homai Vyarawalla, who is the first woman photojournalist of India, today.

Homai Vyarawalla was born on December 9, 1913 in a Parsi family in Gujarat. She started working in the late 1930 and was retired in the early 1970. She was awarded Padma Vibhushan in the year 2011.


Vyarawalla spent her childhood moving from one place to another due to her father’s work. She studied in the Bombay University and got married to a prominent photojournalist of a newspaper.

Homai Vyarawalla passed away on January 15, 2012.

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