Sanna Irshad Mattoo Age, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 28 Years
Religion: Islam
Profession: Photojournalist

Sanna Irshad Mattoo

ProfessionPhotojournalist, Documentary Photographer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 2”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Works AtReuters (as Multimedia Journalist)
Award2022: Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1994
Age (as of 2022) 28 Years
BirthplaceSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
College/UniversityCentral University of Kashmir
Educational QualificationMaster’s degree in Convergent Journalism [1]The Wire
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried

Sanna Irshad Mattoo

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanna Irshad Mattoo

  • Sanna Irshad Matto is an Indian photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, who focuses on reporting the tension between the locals and the Indian security forces in Kashmir.
  • Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines in different countries and has also been displayed in various exhibitions and festivals.
  • In 2021, she became one of the eleven Magnum Foundation’s ‘Photography and Social Justice Fellows.’ [2]Sanna Irshad Mattoo – Twitter
  • In 2022, she received the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, which was shared by her fellow Reuters photojournalists Adnan Abidi, Amit Dave, and Danish Siddiqui (deceased). [3]The Pulitzer Prizes
  • Sanna Irshad Matto won the Pulitzer Prize for her reports on Covid-19.
  • Reportedly, while travelling to New York for receiving the Pulitzer Prize in October 2022, Sanna Irshad Mattoo was stopped by immigration officials at the Delhi airport despite holding a valid US visa and ticket. As per sources, she was stopped for the second time from travelling internationally. Earlier, she was stopped at Delhi airport from travelling to Paris for a book launch and photography exhibition. Sanna shared the incident through a picture on social media.

  • The Press Club of India expressed disappointment with the decision of the government to stop Sanna Irshad Mattoo to travel the United States and posted a note on social media asking the government to solve the matter.