1951- Born in Delhi,1979-Passed B.F.A. in sculpture with 1st Class 1st and specialization in Metal Casting From Delhi College of art, New Delhi. In 1981 recieved diploma in commercial art from Sarda Ukil School of art., board of technical education , Delhi. He was offered Fellowship from Delhi university, Delhi and was Visiting Lecturer in Delhi College of Art, New Delhi. He taught art at a School for several years while also continued with his own practice. He has worked in a range of media including terracotta and fiberglass, metal in various forms and primarily in bronze, which has been the main medium that he has mastered and enjoys working in. His exquisite creations of deities and icons reaffirm his interest in figuration. Rana has had more than seven solo shows and participated in numerous group exhibitions in different parts of India including those held at Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Mumbai. Recipient of awards from the Delhi Crafts Council, Delhi College of Art, UNESCO, Sahitya Kala Parishad and AIFACS, his work can be seen with private and corporate collectors across India
Presently Head of the Department, Sculpture dept., Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, K G Marg, New Delhi.
Works In Collection:
Delhi College of Arts, New Delhi; Lalit kala Akademi, New Delhi; National gallery of modern Art, New Delhi; Times Of India, Mumbai, Cymroza Art Gallery , Mumbai; Chemould Art Gallery, Mumbai; Bombay Sandoz India, Mumbai; Art Indus Art gallery, Dhoomimal Art gallery, Krishna Collection, pioneer Art Gallery, Delhi. Spain, England, W. Germany, Australia, Switzerland, America,various Art Institutions and art lovers in India & Abroad.