Padma Shri awardee and noted Indian cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passed away on 6th February, 2016. Known for his famous sketches he contributed a lot in the field of art. Through his art he depicted the contemporary events taking place in social and political world. His cartoons were known for artistic expression. He worked with all leading dailies including the Navbharat Times, Hindustan Times, Indian Express and The Times of India. His last assignment was with the Asian Age.
Indian Cartoonist Tailang was born in Bikaner, Rajasthan. In 1970, he made his first cartoon. He started his career in Mumbai with the Illustrated Weekly of India and joined the Navbharat Times, Delhi in 1983. He also worked in the Hindustan Times, Indian Express, and The Times of India. His assignment with Asian Age was the last one. His contribution in the field of art of cartooning is praiseworthy and was awarded Padma Shri in 2004. His recent book of cartoons, “No, Prime Minister” is a set of cartoons on the then Prime Minister Mr Manmohan Singh. He was suffering from a brain tumour, and was under treatment for the last two years lost his battle on 6th February, 2016.
Arun Jaitley: Death of renowned cartoonist, Sudhir Tailang is an irreparable loss to the Nation. My thoughts & prayers are with the bereaved family.
Anupam Kher: Will miss my regular chats & chai with @sudhirtailang. Thank you for your humour & humility. Alvida mere dost.
Vir Sanghvi: Sad to hear of the passing of my former colleague Sudhir Tailang, one of the last of the great editorial cartoonists.He will be missed.
Naveen Jindal :Saddened by the demise of Shri Sudhir Tailang. He was a very good cartoonist and an even better human being. Have been a big fan of him. RIP
Sudheendra Kulkarni: I am sad, very sad: Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang is no more. He drew this 'Bahuroopi Gandhi' for my book on the Mahatma pic.twitter.com/XMpiOcWzeV
Nilanjana Roy: Very sad to hear of Sudhir Tailang's death. Thought we'd be seeing his cartoons for years to come. https://t.co/y8Vltx1oy5
Rajdeep Sardesai Sudhir Tailang: political cartoonist who let his sketch pen throw punches is no more. RIP
Rajyavardhan Rathore: RIP Sudhir Tailang. His biting satire came out of his firm grasp over Indian reality. Master of the humane art of cartoon and caricature
Pawan Khera: Heartfelt condolences to the family of @sudhirtailang. Will always remember him as a man full of life and hope. #RIPSudhirTailang
Children: Aditi Tailang
(FAN OF Mr. SUDHIR TAILANG)
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