Death – Obituary News : Renowned cartoonist Ajit Ninan has passed away at the age of 68 in his residence in Mysore. Known for his work in India Today, Outlook, and The Times of India, Ninan’s illustrations brought joy to readers for decades. May his soul rest in peace.
Ajit Ninan, the legendary cartoonist and illustrator, whose work lit up the pages of India Today, Outlook, and The Times of India for decades, has passed away at his residence in Mysore. He was 68. Om Shanti pic.twitter.com/E6J1tFQwzy
— Indrajit Roy Choudhury (@indroyc) September 8, 2023
Renowned Indian cartoonist and illustrator Ajit Ninan, whose vibrant creations graced the pages of prestigious publications including India Today, Outlook, and The Times of India, has sadly passed away at the age of 68. He breathed his last in his residence in Mysore, leaving behind a legacy that has forever shaped the world of cartooning.
Born on October 16, 1954, Ajit Ninan’s artistic journey began at an early age. Inspired by the works of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, he honed his skills and carved a niche for himself in the world of satire and humor. His exceptional ability to capture the essence of Indian society through his cartoons made him a household name.
Ninan’s illustrations were not only visually captivating but also carried powerful social and political commentary. With his sharp wit and insightful portrayals, he fearlessly exposed the absurdities and idiosyncrasies of society, making him an influential voice in the realm of political cartoons.
His work spanned decades, amusing and enlightening readers across the nation. His cartoons became a vital part of the media landscape, shedding light on pressing issues and challenging the status quo. Ninan’s contributions to the field of cartooning were recognized and celebrated with numerous accolades, including the Padma Shri, one of India’s highest civilian honors.
Ninan’s demise leaves a void in the world of art and humor, but his legacy will continue to inspire and entertain generations to come. He will be remembered as a visionary artist who fearlessly used his talent to depict the world with a touch of satire and a dash of brilliance.
As we bid farewell to this creative genius, the entire nation mourns the loss of an icon. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and loved ones during this difficult time. May Ajit Ninan’s soul rest in eternal peace. Om Shanti..