Pran Kumar Sharma, popularly known as Pran, was a renowned Indian cartoonist and comic book creator. He was born on August 15, 1938, in Kasur, Punjab, British India, and passed away on August 6, 2014, in Mumbai, India.Pran is best known for creating the iconic Indian comic book character, Chacha Chaudhary. Chacha Chaudhary, a middle-aged man with a red turban and a white mustache, was known for his wit, intelligence, and problem-solving abilities. The character quickly became a household name and was published in numerous languages across India.Pran's career as a cartoonist began in the 1960s when he started working for the Delhi-based newspaper, Milap. He later worked for other publications, including the Blitz and the Indian Express. In 1971, he started his own comic book series, which included characters such as Shrimatiji, Billoo, and Pinki. These characters became extremely popular among Indian children and adults alike.In recognition of his contributions to Indian comics, Pran was awarded numerous accolades, including the Padma Shri in 1999, the fourth-highest civilian award in India. He was also the first Indian cartoonist to be awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Indian government.Pran's legacy as a cartoonist and comic book creator lives on today through his characters and the countless readers who continue to enjoy his work. His impact on Indian popular culture is immeasurable, and he will always be remembered as one of the most beloved cartoonists in India's history.
|Title:||Pete The Cat's Family Road Trip|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins (31 March 2020)|
|Number Of Pages:||32 pages|
|Place of Publication:||United Kingdom|
|Reading age :||4 - 8 years|
|Release date:||31 March 2020|