Saadiya Kochar

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Saadiya Kochar is an Indian woman photographer and solo traveller.[1]

She was born into a Sikh family in Jammu since her maternal side was from there.[citation needed] Her education was from a missionary school in Delhi and she never went to a regular college. Having studied mass communication, she went on to study at Triveni Kala Sangam, under O. P. Sharma, a photographer.[citation needed] She got a diploma in photography from ICPP, Australia. When she was 24, she published her first book, Being.....[2]

Kochar, has worked in Kashmir for over a decade. In 2012, she organised a solo show, in New Delhi, of her images from Kashmir, titled Loss. Kochar has shown her photographs through a few solo shows and has been a part of a number of group shows, in India as well as abroad.[citation needed]


  • Being.[vague] A book on the human form was released in 2004.


Kochar has worked on a short video art project called Loss, about the troubles faced by Kashmiri Muslims and the Kashmiri Pandits. She continues to travel and work in Kashmir.[3]


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