Jayanto Banerjee was born in Lucknow and lived in
a house next to a zoo. He has been drawing and cartooning
since he was a child and one of his favourites from his own
work is the monthly comic strip ‘Gardhab Das’ that he used to
illustrate with his brother, Neelabh, for the iconic children’s
magazine Target. Over the years, Jayanto has worked with
The Times of India, India Week, India Today and The Asian Age.
For the past ten years he has been working with
Hindustan Times as Assistant Editor.