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Sudhir Tailang is one of India’s finest political cartoonists, known for his unique drawing style and unsparing satire. He has tried his hand in different genres of humour. He has made TV programmes, anchored a celebrity TV show, done books, made animated cartoons, held exhibitions of his cartoons in different parts of the world and also made a CD-ROM on the art of cartooning. But his core strength remains his daily dose of biting satire laced with wit and vitriol. He has his fans spread across the political spectrum. Even his victims admire his cartoons. Sudhir has worked with all major newspapers of the country. He began his career with The Illustrated Weekly of India from the stable of the Times Group in Bombay in 1982. The following year he shifted to Delhi and has been a fixture ever since! He worked with the Hindustan Times for about two decades where he drew the daily front-page pocket cartoon Here & Now, apart from his big political cartoons. He also had a brief stint with the Indian Express. Presently he draws a daily political cartoon for the edit page of the Asian Age and the Deccan Chronicle. He was awarded Padma Shri, one of the highest civilian awards, by the President of India in 2004 for his contribution to the art of cartooning.Printed Pages: 158.