The first act of Amar Chitra Katha’s rescue is over. The brand has survived. But Act Two will be tricky
Seventeen-year-old cartoonist Unni Chacko has jumped off a building. Nobody is able to explain why he did it. The only clues he has left behind are the cartoons and comics he has drawn, which his alcoholic father is trying to decipher. Extracts from Manu Joseph’s new novel
His comics bear an uncanny resemblance to the signature Amar Chitra Katha style. And yet, Raden Ahmed Kosasih, the father of the Indonesian comic, was doing this many years before Pai began his own epic effort.
A comforting word after a silly answer, measuring out school with 12 years of Amar Chitra Katha, and a letter too late
Prithvi theatre holds one of the most popular workshops for kids with theatre, comics, and even science and poetry.