Poet and devotee of Rama, Tulsidas was born in Rajapur village in the Banda district of present-day Uttar Pradesh. Tulsidas became an ascetic, and after many years of pilgrimage and devotion to Rama, started writing a book on the life of Rama. Ramcharitmanas is his best known work, written in the colloquial language of his region. Tulsidas died at the age of 91 on the Assi ghat in Varanasi. Born in 1963 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, after graduating in Engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad in 1984, Shyam Prakash worked as a Computer Engineer with several multi-national companies. In 2000 he started his own computer business in Kashi. After completing a professional degree in computer applications, Sachin, a resident of New Delhi, India, used his knowledge of technology to strengthen his artistic skills by also doing a diploma in animation. Citing the great artist Michelangelo as his influence, Sachin is a highly driven artist on a quest to excel. His work figures notably in The Call of the Wild, available now from Campfire.
Best Colorist Award, Sachin Nagar, Comicon India 2012