Ludhiana-born Pakistani’s cartoon exhibition in LahoreBy IANS
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
LAHORE - An exhibition of the works of noted newspaper cartoonist the late Anwar Ali, who was born in Ludhiana now in India, was held Tuesday.
“Exhibition of Nanna Cartoons” was held at the Lahore Press Club. Anwar Ali’s work spanned over 30 years from 1947 to 1977.
He was born April 18, 1922, in Ludhiana in then East Punjab and he died Nov 27, 2004, in Lahore.
Ali was the first newspaper cartoonist associated with Pakistan Times and was the creator of child character Nanna.
The News International reported that Nannas comments on political and social life exposed the hypocrisy and underlined the sad plight of the common man.
Anwar Ali was also the author of two collections of short stories “Kaalian Ittan, Kaale Ror” and “Noori”.