Born in Mysore, Karnataka he has directed art for award-winning films Samskara and Vamsavriksha. He was the ICCR delegate to China. He has also compiled the ‘New South’ group show, London, UK. He was the State Dept invitee, USA and French Government invitee and has also traveled to Germany for various art exhibitions. He has conducted many one man shows at Germany, London, Chennai and Bengaluru.