Saturday, April 11, 2015

About Amar Chitra Katha

You can read about Amar Chitra Katha imprint in this Wikipedia article, and there is also a detailed ACK Title List at Wikipedia.

The Hindi words "Amar Chitra Katha" (अमर चित्र कथा) mean "Immortal Captivating/Picture Stories."

ACK was started in 1967 by Anant Pai, often known as "Uncle Pai." Pai died in 2011 at the age of 81, and Google honored him with a Google Doodle that year:


And here is a tribute video from the ACK YouTube channel. Watch this if you can: what an inspiring person!

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