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MF Husain: The 'Picasso of India' dies, aged 95

9 June 2011 Last updated at 12:49 BST

One of India's most famous artists, MF Husain, has died aged 95 after suffering an illness for several months.

Maqbool Fida Husain was India's most highly acclaimed, and probably most controversial, painter and his work sold for millions of dollars.

The BBC's Michael Peschardt spoke to the artist at his home in Dubai, shortly before his death.