Akbar Padamsee #Biography
Akbar Padamsee was born in 1928 in Mumbai, Maharastra. He did his diploma in fine arts from Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai from 1945-49. He later moved on to Paris in 1951 and lived and worked over there till 1967. On his return he was associated with the Progressive Artists Group. He has done several solo and group shows in India and abroad including the Royal Academy of Arts, London and Foundation Nationale Des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques, Paris. He is honored with several awards like JD Rockefeller III fund fellowship, USA, Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship, Kalidas Sanmaan and Lalit Kala Ratna to name a few.