Jug Suraiya
  • Jug Suraiya

  • Born: India.

  • Description: Jug Suraiya is a prominent Indian journalist, author and columnist. He is best known as a satirist and columnist. Suraiya is a former Editorial Opinion Editor and Associate Editor of the Times of India.

    He is a writer distinguished for satire, wit and humour in his writings. Suraiya reflects on his personal reminiscences while drawing astounding parallels of some of the most famous personalities or gently touching at the absurdities which have become part and parcel of our lives.

    Suraiya also created a daily cartoon in the Times of India called Dubyaman with Neelabh Banerjee, staff artist of The Times of India. It is loosely based on US President George W. Bush.

    He became the first Asian to win the Pacific Asia Travel Association gold award in 1983, for travel writing.

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