Homai Vyarawalla, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Homai Vyarawalla

Indian photojournalist

Date of Birth: 09-Dec-1913

Place of Birth: Navsari, Gujarat, India

Date of Death: 15-Jan-2012

Profession: photographer, photojournalist, journalist

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Homai Vyarawalla

  • Homai Vyarawalla (9 December 1913 – 15 January 2012), commonly known by her pseudonym Dalda 13, was India's first woman photojournalist.
  • She began work in the late 1930s and retired in the early 1970s.
  • In 2011, she was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of the Republic of India.
  • She was amongst the first women in India to join a mainstream publication when she joined The Illustrated Weekly of India.

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