Born in 1937, Calcutta. In 1959, graduated from Government College of Art & Craft in Calcutta. He received several prestigious awards including Calcutta Art Society Award; Academy of Fine Art Awards, Calcutta. He is considered as one of the pioneers of the Modern Indian Art at a time when other Indian artist got inspired by the West. He exhibited his work at the Retorspective by Galerie 88, Mumbai, 2005; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1993; `Modern Asian Art`, Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan, 1980; `Contemporary Indian Paintings`, Germany, 1975.