Category Archives: anand’s caricatures

Mr. Goyal vs.Tornado the 190lb Dog – who would you choose?

Was there a time in my life when I chose the unpopular over the popular? Just one time? Ok, two?! Then you aren’t talking to me. I am drawn to the unpopular, and the attraction sometimes borders on the fatal. I … Continue reading

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3 Quotes – 3 Caricatures – 1 Subject: Women.

This one’s for Jacqueline, she asked me to write it. (She had tried to help me by buying a couple of my relatives for $1.50 each, and so I just couldn’t bring myself to say no to her.) Here are three quotations that … Continue reading

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A Letter to Donald Trump – because He is him!

To: Mr. Donald Trump Any of the Trump Towers, Any of the Major Cities of the US, United States. The World (which is obviously too small for you.) From: Anand the Parodist, His Cluttered Desk, Somewhere near Delhi, India, The World … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of my Independence: Happy Independence Day!

August 15 is the day India gained her independence; it’s also the day,  I lost mine.  It happened a decade ago. Since then, every year, my fairer half celebrates the day with double the fervor while my enthusiasm has clearly been … Continue reading

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Bunking Classes, Avoiding Friends, and getting Mummified.

I’m feeling terrible. For want of a better analogy, I must liken myself to an eviscerated mummy swathed in resin-soaked bandages of work and chores. Following up with the air-conditioner, the plumber, and the tv-repairman – getting everything reinstalled while struggling to … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal to Saade Punjab da Puttar hai – Hain ji?

Bobby Jindal has announced that he’ll be running for the 2016 US Presidential elections, and with his announcement, he’s brought into limelight the village of his forefathers – Khanpur, and the house where his grandfather Madan Lal Jindal lived with … Continue reading

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Swachh Bharat Mission propels Middle-aged MIGs to vrrooom into Action!

Happy Gandhi Jayanti to Everyone! When I went out jogging this morning, I saw something that was a treat for the eyes. I saw middle-aged, pot-bellied, khaate-peete ghar ke aadmi (and I mean “aadmi” in the gender-ic sense,) going around the colony with … Continue reading

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Caricature Salman Khan Bollywood Actor and Bigg Boss 8 Host arrives in a Plane.

Salman Khan is one of the three Khans who have ruled Bollywood for the last twenty years. The other two are: Aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan. This caricature presents Salman Khan as the host of Bigg Boss Season 8, which … Continue reading

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Caricature Sheldon Cooper of the Big Bang Theory – y…he gets it!

I am a huge fan of The Big Bang Theory and its cast. Sheldon Cooper (played by Jim Parson,) is my favorite character. Yesterday I had a few hours to spare so I thought I’ll pull out one of my … Continue reading

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The 5 Greatest Cartoonists of India – Mario, Laxman, Ninan, Tailang, and Abu.

While we may look down upon lists as an odd way to acknowledge greatness, we all have our favorites in everything – this is why we talk about being someone’s number 1 fan (refer: Kapil’s Shows where everyone wants to … Continue reading

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The 5 Greatest Cartoonists of India (Part 5): Abu Abraham

Abu Abraham (11/6/1924 – 1/12/2002) I’ll be truthful and tell you that for a long time, I hadn’t heard of him, but then if an Indian cartoonist stays abroad half his professional life and his Indian stint expires before you are … Continue reading

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The 5 Greatest Cartoonists of India (Part 4): Sudhir Tailang

Sudhir Tailang: Sudhir Tailang, a Padma Shri awardee (he got it in 2004,) is what I would call a visual thinker. Tailang currently works with Asian Age, but similar to Mario Miranda, he started his career with The Illustrated Weekly of … Continue reading

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The 5 Greatest Cartoonists of India (Part 3): Ajit Ninan

Ajit Ninan: Ajit Ninan works with the TOI. When I open the TOI in the morning, one of the things that I actively seek out, are his cartoons. His line-work and his understanding of perspectives is excellent. Ninan hails from … Continue reading

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The 5 Greatest Cartoonists of India (Part 2): R. K. Laxman

R.K. Laxman Anyone who has grown up in a household that subscribes to The Times of India, cannot forget R. K. Laxman, the man behind the common man (on whom the “Laxman ki Duniya” comedy show was based.) Laxman started … Continue reading

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The 5 Greatest Cartoonists of India (Part 1): Mario Miranda.

Mario Miranda (2/5/1926 – 11/12/2011) I remember Mario’s works from The Illustrated Weekly of India, a magazine that I am afraid no longer exists. Until the 1750s Mario’s ancestors were Hindu Brahmins, but then they converted to Christianity, and Mario … Continue reading

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Drawing, Cartooning, Portrait-making, Caricaturing, and Coding!

Drawing is fun and inexpensive; it’s a great way to relax; and in my opinion, everyone can draw. If you know how to hold a pencil, you can draw. Cartooning is fun of a special kind, which requires you to … Continue reading

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Caricature Art – Miley Cyrus Ditches the Giant Bottom and Buys Ghaghra-Choli.

Miley Cyrus is in news, all the time. And for all raunchy reasons. First she had that huge foam finger on, which went places and did things that made people gasp with righteous indignation; next, she got her deceased pup Floyd tattooed … Continue reading

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Caricature of Amitabh Bachchan of KBC – Kaun Banega Twitter Crorepati?

Amitabh Bachchan, the Bollywood hero whose charm defies age, is now the most followed Bollywood Celebrity with 1 Crore (10 Million) twitter followers! So now we know Kaun Bana hai Twitter-Crorepati. (BTW, that MIB picture of his on his twitter-header … Continue reading

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Caricature – Kareena Kapoor a.k.a. Bebo of Bollywood and The Story of Star-kids.

Here’s a colorful caricature of Bebo a.k.a Kareena Kapoor, a.k.a. nowadays as Mrs. Saif Ali Khan. If I remember right, I painted this a couple of months ago, but I had always been lazy about starting a blog. Pink and Pretty, … Continue reading

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Caricature of Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, as an Indian Maharaja

What if Vladimir Putin, the current President of Russia, were an Indian Maharaja? How different would he be…actually, would he be any different? A closer look reveals that one need not change anything except his attire, and he could be … Continue reading

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