Hassen Mohideen standing in front of the house at 248 Jerusalem Street in which he was born on 3 April, 1956. In the foreground are the
shadows of people standing in a taxi queue and behind Hassen is the dome of the Ismaili Mosque. On the right is Mohideen's Restaurant
and Take Away on the corner of Jerusalem Street and Boom Street. Hassen attended the Indian Primary and High Schools in Marabastad.
The business was started by Hassen's father and uncle in 1955. In 1972 the family was forced to leave their home in Marabastad and
moved to Laudium. Mohideen's Restaurant continued operating and was taken over by Hassen in 1988.