Danish Siddiqui

Country: United States 🇺🇸

Danish Siddiqui, born on May 19, 1983, was an Indian national and Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist. Danish was the Chief Photographer for Reuters, based in India. He graduated with a degree in economics from Jamia Millia Islamia, where he would later purse post-graduation studies in Mass Communication. Before Reuters, Siddiqui worked as a correspondent for the Hindustan Times and TV Today Network. He received the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, as part of a team of photographers, for documenting the Rohingya refugee crisis. In 2021, Danish was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban forces in Spin Boldak, near the Pakistan border. Siddiqui is survived by his two children and wife, Rike Harrant, a German national.