The body of Mario Miranda is no more , but his great work will always be there . Mario Miranda , a cartoonist par excellence and contemporary of R.K. Laxman is a native of Goa, but he spent time working in Mumbai and capturing city’s spirit. He sketch of cartoons had a comedy brush of depicting people very closely with traffic,shops, and stray dogs, Policeman with protruding tummy and chicken legs, crying babies, pickpocket – the whole Mumbai on a page for you. Then there was a buxom secretary Miss Fonseca, office clerk Godbole (Marathi Manoos) who was bullied by his boss, and a film actress Rajni Nimbupani. They all shared the potholed roads – just like the Mumbai we know.
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The first publication which provided a break to Mario Miranda wasCorrectIncorrect
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Which country was visited by Mario on scholarshipCorrectIncorrect
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Identify the Cafe in Goa which was painted by Mario Miranda mario_quizCorrect
The Colaba Causeway (Marathi: कुलाबा कॉसवे, शहीद भगतसिंग रोड)is a commercial street (officially known as Shahid Bhagat Singh Rd. ), and a major causeway or land link between Colaba and the Old Woman’s Island in the city of Mumbai, India.[source wikipedia ]Incorrect
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Mario Miranda was awarded both Padma Bhusahn and Padma Shree. True or FalseCorrect
He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1988, the Padma Bhushan in 2002 and All India Cartoonists’s Association, Bangalore, honoured him with a lifetime achievement award.Incorrect
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Which film features house of Mario Miranda in Goa where he spent his retired life?Correct
After retirement, Miranda lived in his ancestral home, at Loutolim, a village in Salcete, Goa, with his wife, younger son and their pets. This house features in the 1985 Shyam Benegal film, Trikaal. [Source wikipedia ]Incorrect