Achyut Palav was born and brought up in Mumbai. He completed his graduation with a specialization in typography and lettering from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art in the year 1982. In 1984, he did a credit thesis on the ‘Modi Script,’ which helped him earn a research scholarship from Ulka Advertising. He has also learned and worked with some of the world’s very well known calligraphers like Professor Werner Schneider from Germany and Late Shri R. K. Joshi.
A very talented yet humble person, Achyut sir’s contributions to the calligraphy world are enormous. He has won over 30 awards since the year 1992 and has worked on many art collections as well. In a world dominated by technology and the electronic medium, Achyut sir has made plenty of contributions in developing the art of calligraphy in the Indian folks. He has also demonstrated Calligraphy in Devanagari and Roman in various workshops held in India as well as around the globe.