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Manjula Padmanabhan, the creator of the cartoon strip ‘Double Talk’, featuring Suki, is the first woman cartoonist of India. Her first published cartoon appeared in 1970 in Freedom First, Mumbai. Suki first appeared in ‘Double Talk’, weekly, in the Sunday Observer, Mumbai, from 1982 to 1986, with nearly 200 strips. Suki reappeared in The Pioneer in1992 and continued six days a week till 1997. Suki has been resurrected in ‘Sukiyaki’, from 6 February 2016, appearing weekly in Business Line, Chennai.