1934 - 2001




Artist Profile


Born in Bombay, Maharashtra. Came from a family of artists and musicians. He was also a violinist and came to Delhi to learn sitar from Pandit Ravi Shankar. 1974 Executed Air India Office Mural, New Delhi. 1977 Executed Pakistan International Airlines Offices, New Delhi. Executed mural at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.


  • 1952-58 Diploma in Drawing and Painting, J.J. School of Art, Bombay. Studied at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris. Studied at Atelier 17, Paris.


  • 1963, 64, 69 Solo exhb., Galerie Mouffe, Paris. 1963 Participated in Paris Biennale, Paris. 1964 Solo exhb., Suedfrankreich, Biarritz. 1965 Solo exhb. in Ankara. 1965 Solo exhb. in Beirut. 1967, 86, 90, 94 Solo exhb. in New Delhi. 1968 Solo exhb., Alliance Francaise, New Delhi. 1969 Solo exhb., Kumar Gallery, New Delhi. 1969 Solo exhb. in Bergerac. 1970 Solo exhb., Konarak Gallery, New Delhi. 1970 Participated in Expo `70, Japan. 1971 Participated in Expo `71, Japan. 1972 Solo exhb., IBM, Dsseldorf. 1972 Solo exhb., Ep-Galerie, Dsseldorf. 1987 Solo exhb. in Hong Kong. 1988 Solo exhb. in Basel. 1988 Solo exhb. in Switzerland. 1990 Solo exhb. in Seoul. 1991 Solo exhb., Soobyoung Gallery, Seoul. 1991 Exhb., Aurobindo Gallery, New Delhi. 1992 Watercolour Exhb., Seoul. 1993 Solo exhb., Space Group, Seoul. 1993 Solo exhb., AIFACS, New Delhi. 1995 International Art Festival, Pyong Taek City, South Korea. 1996 Lantern of the East, International Art Festival, New Delhi.


  • National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. Amber Cinema, Jaipur. Air India Office, New Delhi. Pakistan International Airlines Office, New Delhi. Asia Jammu Hotel, New Delhi. Bank of America, New Delhi. Modi Tyres, New Delhi. Welcome Group Hotel, New Delhi. Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.


  • 1956 Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 59, 69 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1962 Received French Govt. Scholarship to Paris. 1962 President of India Gold Medal, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar. 1961 Certificate of Merit, Silver Jubilee Celebrations, All India Radio, New Delhi. 1962 Cemlin Award, New Delhi. 1978 Award, AIFACS, New Delhi. 2006 A book entitled `Murmuring Cry of A Wounded String` by Ms. Aruna Bhowmick, was published.


His works of art speaks for humanity and survival of women who breed beautiful future generations not only in the society of man but also in the society of birds, animals, flowers, streams and the universe.