Born in 1896, into one of Kannauj’s founding families, he was trained in the art of perfumery and floral extraction by his perfumer father. He set up a small business of floral extraction.
Janaab Hamid Hasan Khan born in 1912, trained by his father, joined the family-owned small business of floral extraction. By that time they were famed in perfume oil blending and for floral extracts.
Born in 1950, got trained and joined the family business. The business was expanding. When Janaab Hamid Hasan passed away, he expanded the business and started supplying the floral extracts and perfume oils in bulk.
Rabab Fatima born in 1991, after completing her graduation from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi joined the business of her father and learned the art of floral extraction and perfume oil blending.
On a mission to preserve the family’s history and save this dying art of traditional extraction, Rabab Fatima and Janaab Rashid Ali Khan started Zofla in 2015.