Monday, August 16, 2010
Thomas K P
Cartoonist Thomas ( K P Thomas) who was born at North Paravoor-Ernakulam district on 2nd June 1938 started career as an illustrator for a children’s magazine Poonilavu while studying in school. David Low’s cartoons published in the Hindu inspired him to draw cartoons. First cartoon published in Weekend magazine of Mathrubhumi. He had drawn thousands of political and social cartoons in various popular magazines in Malayalam.
“Veekshana Visesham” in Mathrubhumi Weekly was a popular cartoon column which was famous for super ideas and excellent drawings. He was a film Producer and a film distributor. His Film “Manimuzhakkam” won Indian President’s Film Award. He was having an ad agency namely “Designers”. He passed away on 31st May, 2009.