Cartoon Watch

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Cartoon Watch
Owner(s) Triambak Sharma
Editor-in-chief Triambak Sharma
Language Hindi and English
Headquarters Flag of India.svg Raipur, India
Website Cartoon Watch

Cartoon Watch, India's only cartoon magazine, is published by Triambak Sharma.

Background[edit]

After the closure of famous cartoon magazine Shankar's Weekly, young cartoonist Triambak Sharma started monthly cartoon magazine Cartoon Watch in 1996. The inaugural issue was launched on December 5, 1996.

Cartoon Watch is a monthly magazine published on the 15th day of every month, focussing on political and social themes. Every issue carries editorial cartoons, humorous interviews of eminent people and cartoons of eminent cartoonists from every corner of India.

Cartoon Watch conducted a Cartoon Exhibition at London in 2008.[1]

Limca Book of Records has included Cartoon Watch as the 'Only bilingual cartoon monthly' [2]

Editorial board[edit]

Triambak Sharma, founder and chairman of Cartoon Watch Animation Academy and a well known cartoonist, is the Editor-in-Chief of this magazine. He is supported by a voluntary team of cartoonists across the globe.

Cartoon contributors[edit]

Abid Surti, Mumbai
Suresh Sawant, Mumbai
B.V. Pandurang Rao, Banglore
Shyam Jagota, Delhi
Satish Acharya, Mumbai
M.K. Seeri, Kerala Nasik
Rajesh Dubey, Jabalpur Kirtish Bhatt, Indore
Ismail Lahiri, Indore
Pankaj Goswami, Bikaner
Nirmish Thaker, Surat
V. Gopal Krishna, Hyderabad
H.M. Sudan, Delhi
Chander, Delhi
Ashok Adepal, Gujrat
Vijay Narain Seth, Mumbai
Prashant Kulkarni, Mumbai
Prabhakar Wairker, Mumbai
Irfan Khan, Delhi
Abhisekh Tiwari, Jaipur
Abhijit Tiwari, Jaipur
Manoj Sharma, Gwalior
S. Phadnis, Pune
Nishant Hota, Raipur
Bhagwat Sahu, Raipur
Ajay Saxena, Raipur
Sagar, Raipur
S.R. Tailang, Raipur

Awards instituted[edit]

Cartoon Watch honours every year, one eminent cartoonist, by giving a Life Time Achievement Award. The following are the recipients of the award.

2003 - R.K. Laxman
2004 - Sudhir Tailang
2005 - Abid Surti
2006 - Pran Kumar Sharma
2007 - Rajendra Dhodapkar
2008 - H.M. Sudan
2009 - Suresh Sawant
2010 - Shyam Jagota
2011 - Ajit Ninan, Kaak, B.V.Panduranga Rao, Hussain Zamin and Jagjeet Rana.
2012 - Bal Thackeray
2013 - Surendra (The Hindu)
2014 - Shivram Dattatreya Phadnis

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