Born in 1940, Hyderabad.
Having studied art in Hyderabad, he has traveled and exhibited in India, Europe and United States. His works were part of numerous exhibitions and has so far held about forty solo exhibitions.
Elected as Eminent Painter by the National Akademi of Art for the period 1980-84. Has acted as Commissioners and Jury Member for Several Exhibitions including the Fifth India Triennale. His works have been represented in National Exhibition of Art, State Akademis, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Air India, BARC, TIFR, many more corporate houses, hotels, banks and in several private collections all over India and Abroad.
He lives and works in Hyderabad.
- The Hyderabad art Society and Andhra Pradesh Lalit Kala Akademi have honoured him with Gold Medals.
- “National Award” in 1966.
- “Kala Vibhushan” in 1997 by ‘AIFACS’ New Delhi for contribution to the cause of Art.