Born 1969 in Orissa, he gained his Bachelor of Fine Arts and his Post Graduate Diploma in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University Baroda. He has taken part in several shows, including those at Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata, Sarjan Art Gallery & Bayer ABS Gallery, Baroda Vadhera Art Gallery New Delhi, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, Jehangir Art Gallery and the Lalit Kala Akademi, Gujarat and Orissa over the last decade or so. He was awarded the Government National Scholarship in 1998. A recurrent theme in his works is his quirky take on life in a metropolis and his disillusionment with it. He lives and works in Baroda.