Jay Ullal, born in Mangalore, South India, in 1933 learned the profession of cameraman and then worked in film in Mumbai until 1957 . He then worked for the Times of India as a photo reporter for several years . In 1963 he came to Germany via England . Here he first worked for the women's magazine Constanze until it collapsed in 1969. In the seventies he began his collaboration with the Hamburg weekly magazine Stern , for which he wrote extensive photo reports from all parts of the world and especially from crisis areas such as Indochina , the Middle East and Pakistan for almost 30 yearsor the Balkans delivered. In 1998 Jay Ullal was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit. He has been married to the former UNESCO employee Rajni for over 40 years and lives in Hamburg-Poppenbüttel .
- 1996: “Euro * Photo * Prize” at the Fuji Award competition in Germany for his report on North Korea.
- 1998: Federal Cross of Merit 
- You only have seven lives. Photo reports that move. Edited by Kai Hermann and Norbert Kleiner. Aufbau-Verlag, Berlin 2002, ISBN 3-351-02534-3 . 
- Jay Ullal in Stern-Photographers, Stern, April 10, 2001 ( Memento of the original from July 27, 2011 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- Jay Ullal: You Only Have Seven Lives, Stern, March 6, 2002 ( memento of July 2, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Indian-German photographer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||9. September 1933|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Mangalore|