Born in 1929, Hyderabad. He is a self taught artist. Represented India at Biennale in Paris, 1961 and in Tokyo at Biennale of Prints, 1966-67. His work has been exhibited at `Asian Artists Today`, Fukuoka Art Museum. `Art Now in India`, which travelled to England and Belgium, in 1966, and West Germany in 1982. He received the National Award of the Lalit kala Akademi, 1965.