Anant Pai, Uncle Pai dies of heart attack (Amar Chitra Katha creator)
Anant Pai, better known as Uncle Pai, creator of Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle comics has died at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife Lalitha.
Amar Chitra Katha, series of Indian comics launched by Pai in 1967 was an instant hit.
He suffered a massive heart attack and breathed his last around 5 pm, the family member said.
He helped millions of children delve into the fascinating treasure trove of Indian mythology, history and legends through comics.