Children's book writer Kamala Laxman died

Widow of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, Kamala was commissioned by the India Book House in the 1970s to write children stories.

Created On: Nov 16, 2015 10:00 ISTModified On: Nov 20, 2015 16:44 IST

Kamala LaxmanA well-known author of children's books, Kamala Laxman, passed away in Pune on 14 November 2015 due to old age issues. She was 90.

Widow of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, Kamala was commissioned by the India Book House in the 1970s to write stories for children, such as Thama and His Missing Mother and tales of Tenali Raman. The Tenali Raman stories penned by her were later memorably serialised into 13 and telecast on Doordarshan.

Kamala was born in Chennai. She attended St. Thomas' Convent and later graduated from Delhi's Indraprastha College. She also studied interior decoration from Sir J.J. School of Arts in Mumbai.

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