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Books by R.K. Laxman (Author of The Very Best of the Common Man)

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DD Bharati pays Tribute to Legendary Cartoonist & Humorist RK Laxman

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The Best of Laxman - Volume IV by R.K.laxman

To browse Academia. Skip to main content. You're using an out-of-date version of Internet Explorer. By using our site, you agree to our collection of information through the use of cookies. To learn more, view our Privacy Policy. Log In Sign Up. May it be school children playing cricket on the village courtyards, may it be a deserted railway station at Malgudi, may it be the humble and silent Gandhian observer of the post-independence India: the Common Man—Laxman has done well to communicate contradictory undertow of significance via his cartoons and artworks.

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R. K. Laxman, Indian cartoonist speaks about political cartoons

This will not post anything on Facebook or anywhere else. Laxman had that common touch which appealed to the common man. And not surprisingly, he created his own 'Common Man'. Many of the cartoons made by him long back still hold true and tell us that he was indeed a visionary, to forsee today's India. Just recently, when the Punjab National Bank unearthed one of the biggest scams in the banking industry, a cartoon drawn by R. Laxman 22 years ago made us think if the visionary man warned the nation through his drawing. One more proof of the genius of rklaxman pic.

Laxman was born and educated in Mysore. Soon after he graduated from the University of Mysore, he started drawing cartoons for the Free Press Journal, a newspaper in Bombay. Six months later he joined the Times of India, a newspaper he has been with, as staff cartoonist, for over forty years. He has written and published numerous short stories, essays and travel articles. Some of these were published in a book, Idle Hours.

The Common Man is a cartoon character created by Indian author and cartoonist R. For over a half of a century, the Common Man has represented the hopes, aspirations, troubles and perhaps even foibles of the average Indian , through a daily comic strip , You Said It in The Times of India. The comic was started in When Laxman began to draw cartoons he was inspired by Manas in The Times of India , he attempted to represent different states and cultures in India. In the rush to meet deadlines, he began to draw fewer and fewer background characters, until finally he found only one remaining - the now-familiar Common Man. The Common Man generally acts as a silent witness to all the action in the comic. According to anthropologist Ritu Gairola Khanduri, "Clad in a dhoti and a plaid jacket, the puzzled Common Man is no dupe: his sharp observations miss no detail of the political circus.

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