Prabhu is what you call a veteran. In his 19-year career -- in which he rose from a trainee to The Indian Express's principal photographer -- he thought he had seen it all.
November 26 was the "scariest day in my life, and also the most momentous," he says, reminiscing about the night when he narrowly missed becoming a statistic in the list of the dead and injured.
Image: Vasant Prabhu shot guests being rescued at the Taj. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Indian Express
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