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28 Pictures That Will Only Make Sense To Fans Of Tinkle Digest

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Tantri the Mantri, Shikari Shambu, Suppandi, the list goes on.

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Irrespective of whether you’re an Indian Millennial or a Gen Zer, Tinkle comics were probably an indelible part of your childhood.

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You were and will always be incredibly proud of your MASSIVE Tinkle collection.

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Suppandi’s naivety will always have a special place in your heart.

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And Shikari Shambu will forever be the king of fortuitousness.

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You know that there couldn’t be a truer friend than Kalia.

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And that Kapish is the epitome of selflessness.


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You firmly believe that the cool kids were Raghu, Raji, and Anwar and it was impossible to outwit them.

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Oh and speaking of wit, who could possibly forget the genius that was Hodja.


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Remember when Ramu and Shamu’s adorable antics made you want babies of your own?

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And that Ajay was our very own Sherlock and Chunni was the perfect Watson.


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Tinkle had space for **fascinating** non-fiction as well, in the form of ‘It Happened To Me’.


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Lot’s of those made us go “OMG IT HAPPENED TO ME AS WELL”.

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While Harry Potter was all the rage, we had Janoo quietly doing some amazing magic.


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And Wooly Woo was so cute!

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Forget YouTube and Instagram. Tinkle was where DIY was practically born.


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You have to admit that you sometimes rooted for Tantri because the man would try SO hard.


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And, he did finally succeed! After 35 years of consistent failure, he became king in 2019.

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Tinkle also had some underrated gems in the form of The Dumbbells.


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And Chaman Charlie.


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It’s a known fact that Pyarelal and Lajo were the OG couple goals.


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Tinkle was doing some serious fact-checking before it became mainstream.

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It was also home to some good, pure humour.


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Especially with See and Smile! Remember?

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Buying a dozen Tinkles before a long train journey was pure bliss.

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Or the thrill that accompanied buying them from these roadside bookstalls.


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And book fairs!


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Thank you for defining our childhood, Tinkle.


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