Sudhir Patwardhan regarded as one of the India's important contemporary artist .Patwardhan was born in Pune, Maharashtra in 1949. In 1972 he graduated in Medicine from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He then moved to Mumbai in 1973 and worked as a Radiologist in Thane from 1975 to 2005.Post 2005,he became a full-time artist. The city-scape features prominently in his canvases, and in them reflect the agonies of the urban middle class and poor, both dark and dense. Patwardhan’s works are in the permanent collection of National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi and Mumbai; Roopankar Museum, Bhopal; Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, Jehangir Nicholson Collection, Mumbai; the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, USA and other prominent private and public collections.