Asif Kamal

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Asif Kamal
Born
Asif Kamal

(1989-10-10) 10 October 1989 (age 32)
NationalityIndian
EducationMaster's degree in Business Administration
Alma materNational Integrated Institute of Business Management & Technology (NIIBMT)
OccupationArt connoisseur, art collector and Chairman of Alturaash Group
AwardsArt Connoisseur of The Year Award in 2019
Websitetheasifkamal.com

Asif Kamal (born 10 October 1989) is an Indian art connoisseur and businessman based in New Delhi. He is the founder of Alturaash Group[1] and Asif Kamal Foundation.[2]

Early life and background[edit | edit source]

Asif Kamal was born on 10 October 1989. He took his early education in India and started working at an early age. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the National Integrated Institute of Business Management & Technology (NIIBMT).[3]

Career[edit | edit source]

In 2010 he founded Alturaash Group in Dubai and set up first art gallery Alturaash Art in 2010. In 2019, the gallery opened a branch in New Delhi. Asif went on to establish Asif Kamal Foundation in 2019, which was an initiative to work in rural India in the areas of healthcare and school education.[4][5][6]

He started an art fund called Alturaash Art Fund, a Non Banking Financial Corporation that provides loan against modern and contemporary Indian Art with an investment of 500 crore.[3]

Asif also launched a tech-driven art marketplace, called Artwally.com.[3]

Honors and awards[edit | edit source]

  • 2019: Received Art Connoisseur of The Year Award in Times New Global Leader Awards 2019.[citation needed]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Paljor, Angela (10 February 2020). "Puzzle pieces of the art world". The New Indian Express.
  2. "बिहार: पेंटिंग बेचकर बाढ़ प्रभावितों की मदद कर रहे आसिफ़ कमाल, मुख्यमंत्री आपदा राहत कोष में भी करेंगे मदद". Jansatta (in Hindi). 16 August 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Dhiman, Virender (31 January 2021). "Asif Kamal: Eying Global Market with Multi-pronged approach to promote South-Asian art forms". The Asian Chronicle. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  4. कुमार, स्वपनिल (16 August 2020). "बिहार: बाढ़ प्रभावितों के लिए आगे आई यह संस्था, CM राहत कोष में करेगी 20 लाख की मदद". Zee News (in Hindi).
  5. "Asif Kamal has made name in the Indian Art Industry". The Statesman. 3 October 2020.
  6. "पेंटिंग बेचकर बिहार में बाढ़ पीड़ितों की मदद करेंगे आसिफ, सीएम राहत कोष में देंगे 20 लाख रुपये". Rajasthan Patrika (in Hindi). 16 August 2020.