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August 06, 2014

Creator of Chacha Chaudhary, Cartoonist Pran Dies


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The Eminent cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma, who is popularly known as Pran (15thAugust 1938 - 6th August  2014) is no more. He is best known as the creator of the comic characters Chacha Chaudhary (An old man who uses his intelligence to outsmart his enemies and help others) and his friend Sabu (an alien from the planet Jupiter, always faithful to Chacha). Pran succumbed to cancer early this morning at a hospital in Gurgaon, according to his publisher Diamond Comics.

The 74-year-old cartoonist was born in Pakistan in undivided India and did his masters in political science from Panjab University. He began his career in 1960 as a cartoonist for the Delhi-based newspaper 'Milap' with comic strip 'Daabu'. In 1969, Pran sketched Chacha Chaudhary for the Hindi magazine 'Lotpot', which made him famous. In a career span of 50 years, he also created other characters like Shrimatiji, Pinki, Billoo, Raman, and Channie Chachi.

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