Born in 1939, West Bengal. Studied from Govt. College of Art & Craft, 1955-60. His paintings reflects his skill to blend traditional imagery with contemporary themes and got highly Bengali influence. Some of his selected Solo shows: CIMA, Kolkata, 2006; Drawings and Paintings, Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan, 1996; Drawings, Sakshi Gallery, Kolkata, 1994-95. Selected Group shows: Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2002; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1999. He is the recipient of awards like Kalidas Sanman, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, 2001; 2nd Biennale of Havana, Cuba, 1986.