Mohammed Shakeel was born in Delhi, India in 1971. Even before graduating as a Batchelor of Fine Arts from the University of Chandigarh in 1991 he was recognized as one of the country's most promising young artists by a special Award presented by the then President of India Mr R.K. Venkatraman.
His output includes ethereal images of Mughul buildings which are a familiar feature of features the northern India landscape but on an experimental basis he has turned his hand to the mellow tones of Cotswold stone in a series of specially commissioned studies.
His works feature in several permanent collections in countries including USA, Japan, Australia, Dubai and Singapore. Well know Indian film stars number among private collectors who have picked up his works as well as corporate clients including Pepsico, Bank of America, Reebok and some major prestige