Joined Feb 27 2013
79 years old
KAAK' THE CARTOONIST OF MASSES
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Born: 16th March 1940, at village Pura, Distt. Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India
Father: Lt. Sh. Shobhanath Shukla (Freedom Fighter)
First cartoon appeared in national Hindi Daily 'Dainik Jagran' on 6th July 1967.Regularly appeared as a freelance cartoonist for :- Periodicals : Dinman, Shankar's weekly, Current, Blitz, Organizer, New Wave, Prajaniti, Pratipaksha, Aaspass, Hindi Express, Ravivar, Itwari Patrika, Dharamyug, Saptahik Hindustan, India Post, Sampadak, Himal and many more.Nationl Dailies : Dainik Jagran, Aaj, Navjeevan, Dainik Tribune, Rajasthan Patrika, Amar Ujala, Danik Bhaskar etc. Worked as editorial cartoonist :- Jansatta (Indian Express Publication) since 1983 to 1985. Navbharat Times (Times of India group) since July 1985 to Jan. 1999.
Presently Working for the popular news portal www.prabhasakshi.com
Regular Daily Cartoons Appearing in Dainik Swatantra Mat, Jabalpur and Danik Sima Sandesh, Ganganagar. Contributed weekly cartoons for National Hindi Daily Rashtriya Sahara published from Delhi, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Patna, Dehradun.The work is beeing used by numerous regional/national dailies like Vyapar Sandesh, Vir Arjun, Janbharat Mail etc. Publishing cartoon oriented fortnightly tabloid Kaaktoons India since 2004.felicitation: Public honour several times in New Delhi and other parts of India like Gwalior, Jabalpur, Indore, Alwar, Kanpur, Ghaziabad, Haridwar, Dehradun, Saharanpur, Muradabad,etc., in strong presence of intelectuals, journalists and massively attended by enthusiastic admirers.
First Elected and Founder President of Cartoonists Club of India.
Honoured by HINDI ACADEMY DELHI by awarding with "Kaka Hathrasi SAMMAN 2002-2003. Honoured by Kerala Lalith Kala Academy and Kerala Cartoon Academy during cartoon camp 2009, Ernakulam (Kochi). Felicitated with 'LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2009' by Indian Institute of Cartoonists, Bangalore.Felicitated with 'LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2011' by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at Cartoon Festival, New Delhi, under the auspices of 'Cartoon Watch Magazine'