Born in Madhya Pradesh (1910- 1992). Graduated in Arts from the Agra University. In 1940, he worked as an Art Director for a film production company in Chennai. He acted as the President of the Art Society of India. Worked as Vice President of both the Mumbai Art Society and Lalit kala Akademi, 1972- 1977. He received Padma shree by the Govt. of India and the Kalidas Award by the Govt. of Madhya Pradesh. He died in 1992, Mumbai.