Pune: Friends and fans showered greetings on eminent cartoonist R K Laxman on his 91st birthday.

During a private gathering at his residence on Wednesday, Laxman cut the cake and was presented a DVD of a documentary titled 'The Brainy Crow' by his fan Rajvardhan Patil, depicting life and survival of the favourite bird of the cartoonist.

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who had a past association with Laxman as a cartoonist, sent birthday greetings to him, family sources said.

Scientist Jayant Narlikar and Symbiosis University chancellor S B Mujumdar also came to wish him on the occasion.


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