5 September 1970 |
|Known for||Cartoon Watch magazine|
Triambak Sharma (born 5 September 1970) is an Indian cartoonist. He founded in 1996 Cartoon Watch, India's only monthly cartoon magazine, which connects well known Indian cartoonists like Abid Surti, R.K.Laxman, Sudhir Tailang, Pran and many others.
He established Cartoon Watch Animation Academy in 2009 at Raipur. He is also working on building the first cartoon museum of India in Raipur.
Early life and education
Triambak was born in 1970 at Durg Chhattisgarh. He attended schools in Durg and Bhilai. Triambak took keen interest in painting, dramas, literary activities etc. He amazingly did good campaign to popularise cartoon art.
Triambak Sharma observed that after the closure of famous Shankar's Weekly magazine no cartoon magazine survived lot. Thus he started the only monthly cartoon magazine of India named Cartoon Watch. After 12 years of publication, Triambak had a chance of organising a two-week-long cartoon exhibition at Nehru Center in London. He spent the period in various Art schools, cartoon museums utilising the opportunity to study the advanced techniques in cartooning. He also visited Bahrain and Nepal.
He instituted an annual Competition for budding cartoonists. Annual Lifetime Achievement Award for Senior Cartoonist is also awarded by Cartoon watch. These awards are presented by Governor,chief ministers and other ministers.
Cartoon Character PRince
He has created a Cartoon character PRince, which is being used every month in the ezine PR-e-Sense. This cartoon character PRince was launched by Former Indian President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in July 2008.
Honours and awards
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