Born at Jhelum, West Punjab (now in Pakistan). Deafened at age 13; studied painting at the Mayo School of Art at Lahore 1939-1944, then at the Sir Jamshetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art, Bombay, 1944-1947. Studied at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City 1952-1954; worked on murals in University City, MI, 1953-1954. His work shows Mexican influence, plus inspiration from other sources including Surrealism. In the 1960s, his work began to return to Indian folk motifs. Produced murals for national and international institutions, including the World Trade Center in New York. His works are in various private and public collections, and his murals are found in American and Indian locations.
Silent Worker, Feb. 1955, p.19; The Grove Dictionary of Art Online.
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