Death – Obituary News : Cartoonist Ajith Ninan, popularly known as “Moochwala,” has passed away in Mysore. The news of his death has left many saddened. Rest in peace. [Source: Sunit Arora]
‘Moochwala’ passes away. Just heard that that cartoonist Ajith Ninan passed away in Mysore. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/H5QNhY3Odn
— Sunit Arora (@sunitarora) September 8, 2023
‘Moochwala’ passes away. Just heard that cartoonist Ajith Ninan passed away in Mysore. Rest in peace.
Ajith Ninan, widely known by his pen name ‘Moochwala’, has passed away at the age of 62 in Mysore. The news of his demise has left the artistic community and his fans in deep sorrow.
Born in Kerala in 1961, Ninan was a renowned cartoonist who made a significant contribution to the world of political satire. His distinctive style and sharp wit made him a prominent figure in the Indian cartooning scene. With his iconic handlebar mustache, he became affectionately known as ‘Moochwala’ among his admirers.
Ninan began his career in the late 1970s and quickly gained recognition for his thought-provoking and humorous cartoons. His works appeared in prominent publications, including national newspapers, magazines, and online platforms. His cartoons often tackled social and political issues, providing a fresh perspective and inviting readers to reflect on the state of the world.
Beyond his artistic talent, Ninan was highly regarded for his integrity and commitment to freedom of expression. He fearlessly used his cartoons to criticize corruption, inequality, and injustice, earning both praise and occasional controversy. His ability to capture the essence of complex issues in a single image was truly remarkable and earned him a devoted following.
Ninan’s legacy will continue to inspire future generations of cartoonists and artists. His contributions to the field of political satire have left an indelible mark, reminding us of the power of art to provoke thought and spark change.
As we mourn the loss of ‘Moochwala’, let us remember and celebrate the invaluable legacy that Ajith Ninan leaves behind. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time. May he rest in eternal peace..