Chackalethu John Yesudasan, better known as simply Yesudasan, is a popular cartoonist from Kerala.

Born in 1938 in Bharanikavu near Mavelikkara, Yesudasan entered the world of cartoons in 1960. For three years with Malayalam daily of the Communist Party Janayugom.

Joined Shankar's weekly in Delhi. From 1969 was the editor of Balayugam, a children's magazine in Malayalam.

He joined Malayala Manorama in 1985 as staff cartoonist starting his career.

He was cartoonist of the year award winner of Thiruvananthapuram Press Club in 1990 and 1992. He is the founder chairman of Kerala Cartoon Academy and at present Vice-President of the Kerala Lalithakala Academy.

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