Sekhar is a senior faculty of communication design at the National Institue of Design, AhmedabadHe studied AEP Animation Film Design from 1992 to 1995 at NID. He is from Kolkata and started his career as a newspaper cartoonist, illustrator and later info-graphics artist. He worked in various fields of communication design both in print, screen & web media for 7 years. 2002 he joined his alma mater. For 12 years he headed the department, which brought many student accolades and awards under his mentorship. He is artistic director of Chitrakatha-A biennial International Student Animation Festival since 2007. In 2009 & 2017 he received Best Animation Teacher Award from CNBC-TV18 & Indian Animation Industry. His religion is pacifism!