Born in Mangalore/ South India in 1933.
Training as a cameraman at the Motion Picture Arts Academy in Mumbai. 1954 to 1958 cameraman and documentary cinematographer in Mumbai. 1959 to 1963 photo reporter at the "Times of India". In Germany since 1963, photographer at the women’s journal "Contanze" since 1964. Photo reporter at the STERN from 1970 to around 2000.
- 1996 Fuji Award competition: Euro*Photo* Price Germany
- 1998 Federal Cross of Merit