Ajit Ninan

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Ajit Ninan
Born1955 (age 63–64)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (present-day Telangana)
GenrePolitical cartoons

Ajit Ninan (born 1955 in Hyderabad, India) is an Indian political cartoonist, best known for drawing the Centrestage series of cartoons in India Today magazine and Ninan's World in the Times of India.

Ninan lives in New Delhi, where he works for the Times of India.[1]


Comic strips[edit]


  • Ajit Ninan's Funny World, published in Target magazine
  • Just Like That! published daily in the Times Of India.
  • Like That Only! (along with Jug Suraiya), published bi-weekly in the Times Of India.[2]
  • Centrestage, published in India Today
  • Ninan's World, published in the Times of India
  • Poli Tricks, a series of cartoons during the 2009 Indian general elections, published in the Times of India
  • iToons: a single panel cartoon strip in The Times of India - with Sunil Agarwal


  • Ajit Ninan and Jug Suraiya (2007). Like That Only. Times Group Books. ISBN 81-89906-13-5.
  • Ninan, Ajit, and Sudeep Chakravarti (eds.). The India Today Book of Cartoons. New Delhi: Books Today, 2000.


  1. ^ Cartoonists revel in India's mammoth election
  2. ^ "Two for the laughs". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 30 August 2007.