|Born||30 December 1974
Pandalam Thekkekkara, Pathanamthitta district
|Pen name||Super-Speedy Cartoonist|
|Occupation||Performing cartoonist, art critic, poet|
|Education||M.A in English Literature , LL.B|
S. Jithesh is a cartoonist and former Vice-Chairman of Kerala Cartoon Academy. He has initiated and popularised 'Super-Speedy Cartooning' through his on the spot infotainment cartoon stage shows by the name Varayarangu. His infotainment style, Varayarangu, is a blend of poetry, anecdotes, and socio-political satire with high speed drawing. Sketching of more than thousand celebrity caricatures at a quick pace and satirical commentary is the major attraction of his cartoon stage shows: he has shown the ability to sketch fifty celebrity caricatures within five minutes.
He has conducted more than 3000 cartoon stage shows across India and abroad. As a Performing Cartoonist he is known for his lightning sketches and pictorial speech on stage. Jithesh has carved out his own niche of political sketches which have appeared in many Kerala publication. He has drawn cover illustrations and caricatures for more than thousand books in Malayalam including Kamala Das' collection of short stories, Madhavikkuttiyude Unmakadhakal. He was the editor-in-chief of Chiricheppu Cartoon monthly. Jithesh's interests are not limited to cartooning alone since he has also published his own collections of poems in Malayalam.
He was born on December 30, 1974 at Pandalam in Pathanamthitta District as the son of K. N. Somasekharan Nair and M. Remani Amma  He graduated with a LL.B degree and an M.A in English Literature. He is married to Unnimaya and father of two children: Sivaani and Niranjan.
- Nakshathrangale Pranayicha Oraal
- Library of Congress citation: Jitēṣ, Es. Nakṣatr̲aṅṅaḷe pr̲aṇayicca orāḷ : kavitakaḷ / Es. Jitēṣ. Nūr̲anāṭ : Uṇma Pabḷikkēṣans, 1999. 50 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. LC Control Number 99952122
- Kuttikkavitthakalum Cartoon Padanavum
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