Indian painter and film director who was associated with Indian modernism in the 1940s and created narrative paintings presented in a modified Cubist style.
He became the best-paid painter in India after one of his pieces sold for $1.6 million at a 2008 auction.
He and Pablo Picasso were special invitees at the Sao Paulo Biennial in 1971.
He taught himself how to paint at a young age and began his career painting cinema posters in Mumbai.
He came from a Muslim family in Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India.