Abhishek Poddar

Fort William, headquarters of the British East India Company

Indian industrialist, philanthropist and art collector.

- Abhishek Poddar

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The Doon School

Selective all-boys boarding school in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India, which was established in 1935.

Main Building of The Doon School
Main Building of The Doon School
Main Building of Doon in 1917, when it was part of the Forest Research Institute.
(L-R, Front) Sir Frank Noyce, Lord Willingdon and Arthur Foot at the formal opening of the School on 27 October 1935.
Arthur Foot and his wife Sylvia Hartell with Lord Mountbatten, during the latter's visit to the school on 13 February 1948.
Main event at the 75th Founder's Day in October 2010, with chief guest President Pratibha Patil, and other dignitaries including King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Governor Margaret Alva, and Minister of Human Resource Development, Kapil Sibal.
In March 2020, the school closed for the first time since its founding, following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Oberoi House, across Skinner's Field, with Sivalik Hills in the background.
Main Field of the school with Hyderabad House in the background, and beyond, the Mussoorie range.
The school's amphitheatre, known as Rose Bowl, was constructed by the boys and masters in the early-1930s over two years. It was refurbished in 2009.
Ground-floor corridor of the school's Main Building, which houses classrooms and offices.
A cricket game in progress on the Main Field.
The Doon School Weekly, established in 1936, is the oldest publication of Doon. It is produced by the boys and distributed every Saturday morning.
2008 expedition to the Mount Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.
Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot being staged in the open-air theatre, Rose Bowl.
A commemorative postal stamp depicting the school's Main Building was released by India Post on 22 October 2010, to mark Doon's 75th Founder's Day.

In arts and entertainment, Doon's alumni include Ali Fazal, Roshan Seth, Himani Shivpuri, Chandrachur Singh, Satyadeep Mishra, art collector Abhishek Poddar, and illusionist Neel Madhav.

Museum of Art & Photography

Private art museum based in Bangalore, India that is a custodian to a collection of Indian art, textiles, photography, craft, and design objects spanning from the twelfth century to the present.

The Louvre in Paris, France, was the most visited art museum in the world in 2020.

In 2017, Abhishek Poddar, the founder of the MAP, donated more than 7000 artworks to the museum.

Abhishek (name)

Hindu given name that has its roots in the Sanskrit word Abhisheka.

Massive celebration of Durga Puja in India

Abhishek Poddar (born 1968), Indian businessman


Surname in India and family name in Nepal

Abhishek Poddar

Venkatappa Art Gallery

Situated in Bangalore, India, in the vicinity of Cubbon Park and next to the Bangalore Museum as well as the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum.

Rama's Marriage by K. Venkatappa, whose collection is held at the Venkatappa Art Gallery.

The controversy is further fuelled by the fact that the director of the Tasveer Foundation, Abhishek Poddar, was also a member of the Karnataka Tourism Vision Group, which recommended and set in place the process for ‘adoption’.