Dr. Harvinder Mankkar

Modal & Actor


Harvinder Mankkar is a writer, cartoonist, animator and director who has worked on comic characters, ad-films, jingles, promotions and feature films. His comic characters Motu-Patlu, published in Lot-pot magazine, are now one of the most celebrated characters for Indian Kids’ entertainment. The 3D animated television series adaptation is airing on Nickelodeon. He is the founder of The Art Studio, Chief Cartoonist of the weekly LOTPOT, M.D. at World Wide Multimedia and Director of Mayapuri Film Weekly. As a script- writer, he has written over 1500 ad films which have been telecasted in Doordarshan, MTV, Sony TV, Discovery Channel, Lashkara, Z Punjabi, Etc Punjabi, MH1, DD Urdu, Zee TV and Singapore TV like TV channels.harvinder mankkarcartoonist I script writer I film directorDelhiExperiencethe art studiofounderfounderthe art studioOwnerApril 1978 - Present (42 years 9 months)“Harvinder Mankkar doesn’t need any introduction as his work speaks forhim. He is a living legend of his field. He illustrated more than 22,000 books,directed and wrote for more than 800 commercial advertisement films and as awriter he did 4 Hollywood films and many Bollywood films.His cartoon characters Motu Patlu are quite famous in Animation world. Hewrote and directed the films “KHOJ” and “Dark Mirror” entirely shot on Mobilephone which are first of its kind films.NIER (National Institute of Education and Research) and Victoria GlobalUniversity, USA has honored him for his esteemed contribution in field ofLiterature, Art and Cinema with a Degree of Doctorate. With his dedication andzeal towards his work, he is Dr. Harvinder Mankkar today.”EducationDelhi University