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Remembering 'Uncle Pai'

Anant Pai, better known as 'Uncle Pai' -- the founding Editor and creator of Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle comics -- passed away in Mumbai on Thursday night after a brief illness. He was 82,......

Tinkle's Uncle Pai passes away

Anant Pai, better known as Uncle Pai, the founder of Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle comicspassedawayin Mumbai. The 81-year-old had been admitted to a hospital last week. Pai suffered a massive heart......

An Amar Chitra Katha called KC

For 28 years India's famous comic book label has told the stories of India's heroes and heroines, gods and demons, kings and queens, mythological characters and creatures through comic strips.Amar......

A comic book that gets inside Ravana's head

Ravanayan, a graphic novel created by comic book writer Vijayendra Mohanty and artist Vivek Goel, attempts yet another re-telling of the timeless Ramayana. So what's new? This graphic......

Taking the Mahabharata into the digital age

Dr Bulbul Tiwari, a postdoctoral fellow in the humanities at Stanford University, has taken on the onerous task of creating an online, digital, audio-visual encyclopedia of the Mahabharata. On May......

Mauritius co eyes stake in Amar Chitra Katha

Tusk Investment, Mauritius, a wholly owned subsidiary of private equity firm Elephant Capital, has sought approval from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to acquire a 30 per cent stake......

ACK media buys India Book House

Education and entertainment company ACK Media has announced acquisition of India Book House as part of its strategy to develop 'end-to-end' content, distribution and experience delivery......

Mobile comics get more popular

Classic original comics on your mobile phone? "Momics" are not a new idea, says Aabhas Sharma, but now, at last, they may capture your interest. There's no particular age for reading comics. We all......

Narayana Murthy to be comic book hero

N R Narayana Murthy has several firsts to his credit. It's time to add one more: that of a comic book hero.Murthy's life story is to be the content of a new comic to be brought out by Amar Chitra......

Now novels, comics on your mobile!

Literary buffs who always want to bury their head in some absorbing prose, can now do so on a screen two inches wide. Novels and even comic books are available for reading on the mobile phone.......

'Rajinikanth looks like Lord Shiva to me'

'In this 100th year of Indian cinema,' says Amitabh Bachchan, 'when the history of Indian cinema is written, it will be Before Kochadaiiyaan and After Kochadaiiyaan.' "I am very happy and proud......

Revisiting Classics: Meera: Gulzar's Divine Romance

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Gulzar's Meera (1979). Main aatma hoon shareer nahi. Main bhavna hoon, kissi samaaj ka vichaar nahi. Main premi hoon,......

How Sohrab Modi won over Prithviraj Kapoor

In this special series, we re-visit great Hindi film classics. Today, we look back at Prithviraj Kapoor and Sohrab Modi 's 1941 film Sikander. Sikander ne Porous se ki thi ladayi, jo ki thi......

Review: Damarukam is a one-time watch

Radhika Rajamani feels Telugu film Damarukam is a one-of-its-kind socio-fantasy that can be watched once for its stunning visuals.Debutant director Srinivas Reddy attempts to combine mythology with......

Arjun: The Warrior Prince is a must watch

Arjun: The Warrior Princeis the best Indian animated venture so far. And it has a great story to tell as well, writes Preeti Arora.Religious connotations aside, the Mahabharata is one helluva......

  People speak for amar chitra katha

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Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM VRITASUR THE DREADED DEMON WAS KILLED BY MAKING A WEAPON FROM BONES OF DADEECH RISHIJI WHY HIS BONES WERE NEEDED AND NOT KILLED BY ANY WEAPON?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-vritasur-the-dreaded-demon-was-killed-by-making/26697827/answers/

Indian Ocean
Q. Recently, have you read any comic? :))
Indian Ocean:  A. do you believe all this stuff dude. this si mythology. in jataka tales and amar chitra katha u get such fantasy stories. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/recently-have-you-read-any-comic-/26616520/answers/26697842

Piaa
Q. do you still read the magazine MAYAPURI?
Piaa:  A. nahi :(( missing Amar chitra katha days :)) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-still-read-the-magazine-mayapuri/26500407/answers/26616539

rk
Q. kya aap ab bhi comics padhte ho, kaunsi?
Rk:  A. No ! Chacha Choudhary, Mandrake's Magic, Phantom, Amar Chitra Katha ityadi jyadatar padhta hoon.....India Today, Frontline, Reader's Digest, Junior...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kya-aap-ab-bhi-comics-padhte-ho-kaunsi/26356766/answers/26500460

  Web results for Amar Chitra Katha
Gone with the Wind James Bond make way for Ambedkar in Delhi University

This year, Delhi University chucked Gone with the Wind and James Bond from its optional paper (now compulsory) on popular literature in the English... ...

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Time to Define the Line Between Defamatory and Inflammatory

What we have witnessed in the recent days has left us deeply saddened. We, who shoot verbal barbs regularly, can't understand why persons far more... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/voices/Time-to-Define-the-Line-Between-Defamatory-and-Inflammatory/2014/04/13/article2161107.ece
The club mentality

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. I first came across that name through the Amar Chitra Katha. The 'ACK' pictorial book was then an integral part of a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/mag-columns/the-club-mentality/article5905097.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
I didn't give up on my dream

Soundarya R. Ashwin For a debut director, Soundarya R. Ashwin appears and sounds remmarkably calm. Of course, it helps that she has her superstar... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/screen/i-didnt-give-up-on-my-dream/
Is this the end of the road for Archie?

Almost five years ago, the red-headed teenager from Riverdale came of age — he started working, got married, got pally with Kevin Keller, the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/books/Is-this-the-end-of-the-road-for-Archie/articleshow/33562627.cms

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