M.A. in Economics from Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Occasionally lectured in Mass Communications at Bhavan's College of Mass Communication from 1966-73.
HOMI BHABHA FELLOW from 1970-72. Worked as Associate Producer at WGBH Boston, U.S.A.
Created 29 learning modules for the Satellite Television experiment for rural children in 1975.
Member of the National Council of Art, 1980-84.
Director, National Film Development Corporation, 1980-86.
Delivered "The Guardian" Lecture, London in 1988.
SOVIETLAND NEHRU AWARD in 1989.
Chairman, Film & Television Institute of India, 1980-83 & 1989-92.
Delivered the first Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture, Calcutta, 1994.
Delivered the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture, London, 1995.
Delivered the D.R. Mankekar Memorial Lecture, New Delhi, 1996.
Film Retrospectives have been held in London, Helsinki, Tokyo, New York, Chicago, Pesaro, La Rochelle, Paris, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Washington DC and several other places in the world.