Pune, Maharashtra India (PressExposure) February 18, 2011 -- IBN-Lokmat brings for its viewers a stirring episode on Great Bhet. This episode will showcase the journey of the cartoonist Mr. Shivram Dattatreya Phadnis. Seize this opportunity to know more about the inspiring story of Mr Shivram on IBN-Lokmat in an exclusive interview with Nikhil Wagle, Editor, IBN-Lokmat on Great Bhet on Saturday, 19th February 2011 at 9:30 pm.
Shivram Dattatreya Phadnis popularly known as S.D. Phadnis will talk about how he thought of cartooning as a career option and how he manages to bring smiles on the faces of millions of people with his caption less cartoons, crossing the boundaries of language, region or class. Shivram Dattatreya Phadnis is from a rare species of cartoonists who have never done political cartooning. He has won many accolades and awards which includes 'Life Time Achievement Award' by Indian Institute of Cartoonists in June 2001.
S D Phadnis, born in 1925 in Belgaum district, took a Diploma in Commercial Art from Sir. J.J.School of Arts, Mumbai, in 1949. His hobby of drawing cartoons turned in to a career and his caption less colored cartoons on magazines was new trend in Cover Designing. His cartoons have a stylized grace and gentle humor is presented with great finesse. A number of his cartoons were also exhibited and published by the Montreal International Salon of Cartoons.
To know more about Shivram Dattatreya Phadnis journey to success, tune into IBN-Lokmat on Saturday, 19th February 2011 at 9:30pm.
You can also watch this "Great Bhet" episode on Sunday i.e. 20th February 2011 @ 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm.