Achyut Palav is a master and propeller of Calligraphy. Born and brought up in Mumbai, he graduated in applied art from the Sir J.J. School of Applied Art in 1982. Achyut Palav has a massive experience of over 40 years in Calligraphy. He has taught all over the world including the US, UK, Germany, and Korea. He has his own Calligraphy School in Mumbai. He has won over 20 awards for his work and has also launched his own book named, Letterospective. He has taught more than 30,000 students till date is beloved amongst his students!
He has to credit a thesis on the Modi script, for which he was awarded the Research Scholarship which was published into a diary. There is also an Achyut Palav School of Calligraphy in Navi Mumbai, which hosts a festival in Mumbai i.e. Callifest. A week full of demonstrations and lectures with various artists and craftsman from the field. He is extremely passionate about the art and has taken it further to include typography.