EconomicTimes.com, October 27, 2016
Steve McCurry had clicked the famous Nat Geo photograph in 1985. He has now offered to help Sharbat Gula who was arrested on Wednesday. Photographer Steve McCurry has stepped in to offer help to Sharbat Gula who was arrested in Pehawar on Wednesday.
The award-winning McCurry has offered to provide legal and financial assistance to the Afghan girl whom he had captured through his lens 30 years ago. The 1985 picture by McCurry of a teenage Gula peering out of a National Geographic magazine cover had catapulted him into global acclaim.
In a Facebook post, McCurry expressed disbelief and vowed to provide her with any assistance and help that might be required.