Manoj Mathasseril

Manoj Mathasseril who draws under the same nom-de-plume  was born on 29th December 1969, at Ernakulam as the son of P.K. Jayashankar Pillai and  M. Rajalakshmy . He is married to Anu and  has a son, Bharat.

Manoj  is  a Mechanical Engineer and  he is the Managing Partner of Ms Powertool World, an engineering concern, at Kochi. A self-taught cartoonist and artist,he runs a daily popular column in Metro Manorama, Kochi. He is equally at ease with colours and has so far conducted four solo exhibitions including one organised by the Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy. Manoj has also scripted satires for various channels.

Manoj has bagged an award in the cartoon contest heldin 2012  by the Department of Excise, Kerala in association with the Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy. On an award spree, Manoj added to  the tally by bagging  the first prize in the cartoon contest ' മാവേലിക്കാഴ്ച 2012-ഇൽ ' (The Kerala as seen by Maveli in 2012) conducted by Malayala Manorama daily in 2012.

He has his permanent address at Manasa, Mathasseril house, South Chittoor, Kochi PIN: 682027.

Mobile                    :         9847417254
Telephone ®           :         0484-2431526
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