Dhiraj Sathvilkar was born on 17 December 1993 without both upper limbs and a right lower limb. Born in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, Dhiraj started painting with his foot at the age of five. After finishing his intermediate education, he went on to graduate in law.
Dhiraj joined MFPA in 2020. He is currently exploring with watercolour and is also skilled at sketching. His themes vary from figures, characters, plants, animals and still life. Other than being a painter he is also good at clay modelling, acting and sports.