Pran Sharma better known Cartoonist Pran, He is well known as the creator of Chacha Chaudhary. He also created other characters like Shrimatiji, Pinki, Billoo, Raman, and Channie Chachi. Pran Born in Kasur, British India, Pran graduated with a BA from Gwalior and Master of Arts (Political Science) degree from evening Camp College, Delhi. Then, He pursued a five-year course in Fine Arts from Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai. Pran died at the age of 75 this morning, but he shall forever live on with his immortal cartoon characters.
10 Facts About Indian Walt Disney- Pran
1) Pran Was known as Walt Disney of India.
2) Chacha Chaudhary is a popular Indian comic book character, created by cartoonist Pran, his strip Chacha Chaudhary is on display at International Museum of cartoon Art.
3) His Comics Published over 400 comic books, over 2,00,000 drawings.
4) Chacha Chaudhary was first Indian Comics hero. Before Chacha Chaudhary, strips like Rip Kirby, Phantom were translated into Indian languages, but with Chacha Chaudhary, Pran changed the face of Indian comic world.
5) He had an elder brother named Kawalnath and He was also an illustrator.
6) After 40 years of being in the limelight, Pran preferred to work 8 hours a day from his quiet studio in Delhi, with just one assistant.
7) Pran Born in Kasur, British India, Pran graduated with a BA from Gwalior and Master of Arts (Political Science) degree from evening Camp College, Delhi.
8) Though Pran had earned a master’s degree in political science, Pran always stays away from political cartoons.