Roy Lichtenstein – my real God!

Hi, first my apologies for not writing about him before. I have no idea why I didn’t. Anyways, here is my God – Roy Lichtenstein… A true rebel; this is the father (or may be the grandfather) of comic book art. He is famous for being a pop artist though. More about that some other […]

Stephan Hawking and aliens!

Hi again Today I present to you one of the most brilliant minds of recent times, the astrophysicist Stephan Hawking… He has confirmed that there are aliens out there! And if we try to reach them by any means, in all probability they will destroy and colonize us. They could be microbes or any other […]

Happy birthday Sachin !

Hi there This is an unplanned post. Today happens to be the cricketing genius’ birthday. So here he is … I did this caricature a couple of years back when Adidas India used to be Sachin Tendulkar. Wish you a very happy birthday Sachin and may your career stay untainted amidst all the corruption. Thanks

Alfred Hitchcock – the master of suspense

Hello again Yes, the free caricature today, goes to one of my all time favourite story-teller – Alfred Hitchcock. Even if you don’t clap this time, he won’t mind. Because he always loved being misunderstood. In fact all his movies are based on misunderstandings. The most intersting facts about his films – his cameo appearance […]

M.C.Escher – the visual mathematician

Hi again :). And the free caricature today, goes to – M.C.Escher. I love his impossible constructions (check the Penrose Triangle here) and exploration of infinity. Look at that face ! Does he not look like a true genius? In my first and only graphic novel (still unpublished), I dedicated a page to his infinity […]

James Joyce of Dear, Dirty, Dublin!

“The snotgreen sea. The scrotumtightening sea.” “Paternity may be a legal fiction.” Or try this one. Leopold Bloom’s eating habits – “Mr Leopold Bloom ate with relish the inner organs of beasts and fowls. He liked thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart, liverslices fried with crustcrumbs, fried hencods’ roes. Most of all […]

A Ray of light

Watched “Sonar Kella” (The Golden Fortress) by Satyajit Ray for the nth (n>300) time last night. Such fabulous storytelling technique (check the montage i.e. the portrayal of many parallel events at the same time), such melodious music, such dialogues (if you don’t understand Bengali then you miss half the fun) and characterization.  For those of […]