Thursday, February 24, 2011

RIP Uncle Pai

I fondly recollect those good old days of summer vacation especially. Free from school burden, the lazy hours were spent dutifully flipping the pages of the all time favourite Amar Chitra Katha. The tales of the God and Demi Gods indeed ignited a mystical feeling within us. As children, mythology never failed to fascinate us. Probably this was what helped in inculcating the right values as we grew into big swans, ready to face the world. Morals from these tales were imbibed in our subconscious minds which helped us in crossing the hurdles in life. Philosophical quotes derived from these stories inspired us to take things in our stride.

These Comic books undoubtedly influenced our thoughts and ideas to a large extent. It is sad to know that the Author of these works-Anant Pai who is fondly known as Uncle Pai is no more with us. He will be missed and may his soul rest in peace. Amen.
RIP Uncle Pai.

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Blogger A said...

I read this post earlier and read in the news also. He was a great person. It is a loss.

6:02 PM  
Blogger Whirlwind said...


6:02 PM  
Blogger KParthasarathi said...

It is indeed a loss.I am glad you remembered to offer your tribute. May his soul rest in peace

6:07 AM  
Blogger Whirlwind said...

Yes KP! His works made mythology a delightful subject!

7:13 PM  
Anonymous Srini Vasan said...

ACK - my favorite comics after Asterix and Tintin. It is a sad loss, indeed.

6:23 PM  
Blogger Whirlwind said...

It is indeed.:(

9:38 PM  

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