Prabhakar Raobail passes away

Prabhakar Raobail passes away

Renowned cartoonist Prabhakar Raobail (81) passed away at his residence in Bengaluru late on Wednesday night.

Raobail is survived by his wife Kumudini Rao, a noted dancer, and two daughters.

Born on November 17, 1937, at Bailangadi on Karnataka-Kerala border, Raobail obtained his BSc degree from Bangalore Central College and did his diploma in J J Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai.

Raobail's cartoons have been published in leading English dailies, and several Kannada magazines. His works have also found a place in children's books and greeting cards sponsored by UNICEF, Cry among others. The Indian Institute of Cartoonists had selected Raobail for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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