First Ever Indian Cartoon

Pran Kumar Sharma

First Ever Indian Cartoon

Pran Kumar Sharma (born in Pakistan on August 15, 1938) moved to Gwalior after partition. He created a comic character; Chacha Chaudhary which is unarguably the most popular Indian comic. This has more than 10 million readers in newspapers and comic books in ten languages. Chacha Chaudhary, created in 1969, is the  first Indian comic character to be made into a TV serial (in 2002). Diamond Comics is recognized in India by Pran’s cartoon characters.