V.R.Sathyadev who draws under the nom-de-plume of ‘SATHYA’ was born on 31st May 1971, at Kottayam as the son of N.K.Radhakrishnan Nair and Rajamma.K.S. He is married to Sunitha and has one girl, Amrithavarshini.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree. He ran popular Cartoon Columns called Gallery, Sathyam Vara in (Mangalam Daily-1989-1992). He worked as Cartoonist in The South East Express(1997), as Cartoonist-cum-visualiser in Chennai-based  Industrial Economist(1997-99), Sub Editor in Surya TV(1998-2006),Political cartoonist (freelance) in Desabhimani daily (2001-2003), News Head in Surya TV(2006-2010), Cartoonist in The Daily Tribune(2010-) and Chief editor of Malayalam Today (2010). He is now Creative Head of SPAC WLL, Bahrain which owns Daily Tribune news paper and Radiovoice FM and also freelances as cartoonist. He carries along interests in Poetry, Painting and Building Designing.

Residential address : F-1, Panicker’s Lane, Sasthamangalam P.O. Trivandrum-10.
Permanent address : Vallimala, Manthuruthi P.P. Kottayam Dist, Kerala.
Mobile :+973 3376 5757 (Bahrain)