Let’s know about Danish Siddiqui Journalist Reuter Photographer Biography, Age, education, parents, wiki, date of birth, family, wife, young pics, sister, girlfriend, marriage and childhood pics, Net Worth, Father, Mother, Brother, career, death cause.
Danish Siddiqui (19 May 1983 – 15 July 2021) was only 38 years. Siddiqui started his career as a TV News correspondent for the “Hindustan Times” media house before switching to the TV Today Network. After some years he switched his career to photography and then he had joined the renowned international news agency Reuters as an intern in 2010.
Danish Siddiqui Biography, Birth and Childhood
Danish Siddiqui was born on 19 May 1983 into a Muslim family in New Delhi, and he was one of 4 siblings in his family.
Danish Siddiqui Education
Danish Siddiqui has pursued his schooling from Fr. Agnel School in South New Delhi. He got his admission to Delhi’s one of the most famous universities “Jamia Millia Islamia” where he completed his bachelor’s degree in Economics. Further, he decided to pursue his master’s in Mass Communication from the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre at Jamia in the year 2007.
Danish Siddiqui Death Reason or Cause
Danish was killed in a war conflict area on July 16, 2021, while covering fighting between Afghan troops and the Taliban.
Danish Siddiqui Family, Daughter, Son
Danish met Rike, a German Citizen in Germany while covering for Reuters and then later they got married and now have 2 kids. Danis’s son’s name is Yonus and his daughter’s name is Sarah.
Mohammad Akhtar Siddiqui said in a voice full of grief and pride as he remembered his “brilliant and dashing” photojournalist son, Danish Siddiqui, that “He was an extremely emotional person”.
Danish Siddiqui Notable Work & Career
As a photojournalist, Danish has covered several important stories in Asia, Middle East and Europe. Some of his works include covering the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Rohingya refugees crisis, Hong Kong protests, Nepal earthquakes, Mass Games in North Korea and living conditions of asylum seekers in Switzerland. He has also produced a photo series on Muslim converts in England.
He was part of a team that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 2018 for documenting Myanmar’s Rohingya refugee crisis, a series described by the judging committee as “shocking photographs that exposed the world to the violence Rohingya refugees faced in fleeing Myanmar.”
Danish Siddiqui was the man behind some of the most heart wrenching photos we saw in the last few years in India. Unafraid to show the dismal reality. Unparalleled courage to go into an active warzone in Afghanistan.
The news is utterly heartbreaking.
Rest in power, Danish. pic.twitter.com/TPAqeCQR93
— Mando (@MandoMunda) July 16, 2021
A Reuters photographer since 2010, Siddiqui’s work has spanned wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Rohingya crisis, pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and unrest in India.
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|Biography of Danish Siddiqui|
|Real Name||Danish Siddiqui|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
|Records/Awards/Honours||Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for documenting the Rohingya Refugee Crisis.|
|Date of Birth|
|Death Cause or Reason||Scorpio|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|School||Fr. Agnel School|
|College||Jamia Millia Islamia|
|Family||Father– Professor Mohammad Akhtar Siddiqui
Mother– Name Not Known
Siblings– Name Not Known
|Hobbies||Playing cricket, walking, doing work-outs|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Rike, a German citizen|
|Danish Siddiqui Wife/Spouse||Rike, a German national|
|Danish Siddiqui kids Children||Son– Yonus
|Net Worth (aprox.)||NA|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Danish Siddiqui
- Danish Siddiqui received the Pulitzer Prize as part of the photography staff of Reuters.
- Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui began his career as a television news correspondent.
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- In 2018, Danish Siddiqui and his colleague Adnan Abidi won the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for documenting the Rohingya refugee crisis as part of a Reuters team.