Cricket starting batsman remembered for his globe record opening collaboration of 413 works with Vinoo Mankad against New Zealand. He produced his Check debut at Delhi in 1951. He was presented with the Padma Shri civilian award from the Indian authorities. He was wedded to Bijaya Roy. He and acting professional Sridevi Kapoor had been both granted the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honor distributed by the Indian authorities.