PLEASE JOIN THIS JOURNEY! Editorial cartoonists are the opposition in any democratic system. They keep questioning and monitoring the govt/the ruler, irrespective of the political party that occupies the throne. Many call this amazing art form, negative art, as the focus is always on the negative side of governance. We are always critical and negative, […]
DROP THE CARTOON AND CARRY A PHOTO! That’s how my cartoon column with Mail Today ended yesterday. That’s how the editor looked at a cartoon and cartoonist’s opinion. That’s how the editor chose to shut a voice! The cartoon he rejected was about how China is surrounding India by spreading influence in countries like Maldives […]
Recently a few of my schoolmates approached me to talk about my cartoons. They were alarmed by the kind of aggressive attack my cartoons are receiving on Facebook. They asked me to be careful and slow down a bit if necessary. I was touched by their concern. But this alert reminded me about the hatred […]
Rahul Dravid is special even when you take cricket away from the person. I have been a huge fan of Rahul Dravid, first for his cricketing skills and next for being the gentleman on and off the field. When I was offered an opportunity to illustrate the first class journey of the legend, I was […]
This was a tough job, to pick my best cartoons in 2017. This year was quite eventful for both good and sad reasons. First I shortlisted around 250 cartoons and of them I could arrive at 108 cartoons. Couldn’t shortlist further. Bear with me, please! Hope you had a great year. And wishing you all […]
Just for fun!
Every time I posted a link from my personal blog, people would wonder why don’t I have my personal website. And I had no answer, except blame my laziness! Many of my friends on facebook volunteered to design a website for free. But I had to politely decline, disappointing them. I was using social media […]
My only interaction with RK Laxman happened via a letter. The cartoons of Laxman and Mario brought me into the cartooning world. As a school-going kid I used to re-draw/copy loads of Laxman’s cartoons which used to appear in The Illustrated Weekly. Somehow I managed toget his address and mustered enough courage to send him […]