Remembering Pran : The Creator of Chacha Chaudhary

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One of India’s most successful Indian cartoonists Pran Kumar Sharma passed away on Wednesday. Pran was the man behind the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhary. Other of his famous characters include cartoons like Shrimatiji, Pinki, Billoo, Raman, Channie Chachi and many more.

Pran began his career in 1960 as a cartoonist for the Delhi-based newspaper Milap with comic strip Daabu. In 1969, he sketched Chacha Chaudhary for the Hindi magazine Lotpot, which made him famous.

Pran Kumar Sharma who created the legendary character of Chacha Chaudhary breathed his last on Wednesday. Chacha Chaudhary was one character who defeated all other characters like Superman, Batman and Spiderman because Chacha Chaudhary depicted heroism through his brain and not by mere looks or anything else.

He was included in People of the year 1995 by Limca Book of Records for popularizing comics in India. Pran received a Lifetime Achievement Award 2001, from Indian Institute of Cartoonists too.

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