Who is Suppandi?
Suppandi is the most popular of Tinkle Toons. He has been creating trouble and evoking laughter since January 1983, issue Tinkle 27. He’s a total goof and will make you laugh with his silly antics. Suppandi has had multiple jobs however none of them have lasted very long. He takes instructions from his employers, applies his own literal logic to them and causes total mayhem. The character of Suppandi is based on a Tamil folklore character, Chappandi. Ram Waeerkar, the legendary Tinkle artist gave form to Suppandi. Currently, his daughter, Archana Amberkar, illustrates the strip.
Meet the Cool Cast
Maddy: Suppandi’s best friend who often gives him advice and nearly always regrets it, but he is the only one who will stick with Suppandi and bears his gaffes.
Soupy: Suppandi’s admirer, who usually has Suppandi fleeing her attentions.
Frooty: Suppandi’s crush, she is the only one who understands the intent behind Suppandi’s actions and so always has a smile for Suppandi
Continuously published since 1980, Tinkle is one of the oldest and most cherished children’s comics magazines in India. It boasts of a large fan following and beloved characters that include such household names as Suppandi, Shikari Shambu and Tantri the Mantri.