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A local court temporarily restrained Toms and permitted Manorama to continue publication of the Boban and Molly. Toms joined Malayala Manorama, the most popular daily in Kerala, as a cartoonist inand worked there till retiring as an assistant editor in June The political and social issues are predominantly discussed in the series produced in the later period.

Boban and Molly Malayalam: It was only after an infamous legal battle with Malayala Manoramathe “Toms Magazine” came into stands.

Boban and Molly – Wikipedia

Views Read Edit View history. After leaving the Malayala Manorama, he started publishing the strip in the magazine Kalakaumudiagainst which the Manorama went to court. The author often uses Ashan to introduce and explain contemporary events and political changes in the society. They hail from a middle class Christian family in central Travancore.

The strips generally narrates the mischievous antics of the six-year-old, who constantly puts his parents and teachers in a spot vobanum trouble. The main characters of the series, two year-old twins. Toms Publications formerly Malayala Manorama and Kalakaumudi. Indian comics Malayalam comics comics debuts Comics characters introduced in Humor comics Satirical comics Fictional Indian people Fictional twins Fictional tricksters Comics set in India Child characters in comics Male characters in comics Female characters in comics Comics adapted into films.


The controversy became a debating point in the local media and later attracted the attention of the national media.

This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Toms achieved enormous success and fame through Boban and Molly, and became one of the most influential comic artists in Kerala. Pages using deprecated image syntax Character pop Converting comics character infoboxes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A little dog owned by the Pothan family. molkyum

Retrieved from ” https: The English version of the title logo of Boban and Molly comics. It is known that Toms named Boban and Molly after two children in his neighbourhood who one day came to him and asked him to draw their picture.

The foolish president of the Kizhukkamthookku gram panchayat. Now, they promise a laugh riot on TV”.

Boban and Molly

The dog can be seen with the kids in almost every panel. Moliymu and Molly, twin brother and sister from the rural environs of central Travancore became popular in Kerala through the Malayala Manorama weeklywhich published the strip for almost four decades.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was first published in and has been in print ever since. The character is famous for his impish pranks bobaunm innocent retorts. It is said that Toms even influenced the way a Malayali read a magazine — from back to front— thanks to his strip which appeared in the back pages of the Malayala Manorama weekly.