People here include everything from Bal Thackeray to Raj Thackeray.
This historic cartoonists from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian cartoonists of note?" and "Who are the most famous cartoonists from India?" These prominent cartoonists of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian cartoonists.
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Attupurathu Mathew Abraham, pen name Abu, was an Indian cartoonist, journalist, and author. He was a lifelong atheist and rationalist. In a long career spanning 40 years, Abu Abraham worked for various national and international newspapers including The Bombay Chronicle, Shankar's Weekly, Blitz, ...more
Age: Died at 78 (1924-2002)
Birthplace: Mavelikkara, India
Profession: Cartoonist, Visual Artistsee more on Abu Abraham
Bal Keshav Thackeray was an Indian politician who founded the Shiv Sena, a right-wing Marathi ethnocentric party active mainly in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra. He was called as 'Balasaheb' by his supporters. His followers called him the Hindu Hruday Samraat. Thackeray began his ...more
Age: Died at 86 (1926-2012)
Birthplace: Pune, India
Profession: Editor, Politician, Cartoonistsee more on Bal Thackeray
Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana, known professionally as Bapu, was an Indian film director, and screenwriter known for his works in Telugu cinema. He is a music artist, painter, illustrator, cartoonist, and designer. In 2013, he was awarded the Padma Shri, for his contribution to Indian art and ...more
Age: Died at 81 (1933-2014)
Birthplace: South India, Eurasia, Narsapur, India, Andhra Pradesh
Profession: Painter, Designer, Cartoonist, Artist, Film Directorsee more on Bapu
Barun Roy is an Indian author, journalist and blogger. He was educated at Darjeeling and Chennai. The first book authored by Roy was Portraits of Life, a collection of short stories. 'Nafisha', the first story in this book, later inspired a Bollywood blockbuster Yahaan. Other books authored by Roy ...more
Birthplace: Darjeeling, India
Profession: Journalist, Cartoonist, Authorsee more on Barun Roy