Google honors RK Lakshman’s 94th birthday today – Movie Mint

Google honors RK Lakshman’s 94th birthday today

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Cartoonist RK Laxman was born today in the year 1921. He passed away on 26th January, 2015, due to multi-organ failure.Honoring his great work, Google today sketched out a black and white doodle. The doodle displays Mr Laxman’s art studio which has his work desk on the left and a number of canvases on the right.The Google logo can be seen in the background, spreading across the doodle.

When you click on the doodle it takes you to the search page where numerous sites are listed giving away information related to him and his compositions.Mr Laxman is survived by his wife Kamala Laxman, son Srinivas, his daughter-in-law and his grand-daughter Mahalaxmi Laxman. Mr Laxman has been honoured by multiple national and international awards – Padma Bhushan (1973), Ramon Magsaysay Award (1984) and Padma Vibhushan (2005).


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