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Executive Editor, Amar Chitra Katha
Art Director, Amar Chitra Katha

Date & Time

Sunday Sun, 15 Oct 2023


Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bangalore, Karnataka 560071 India

BIC is happy to present monthly reading sessions for kids in our Library!

Our second edition, in collaboration with Amar Chitra Katha, celebrates stories and storytelling!

The team from Amar Chitra Katha will be telling the story of The Rolling Pumpkin which is a folktale from the Kumaon region. For the little ones, there is a story called Tumku is Scared.

We will also have activities alongside the stories which include storytelling with pictures, art and colouring!

In collaboration with:


Reena Puri

Executive Editor, Amar Chitra Katha

Reena I. Puri, Executive Editor, Amar Chitra Katha, has been with the company since 1991. Earlier, she worked with various newspapers, magazines and television production houses, even becoming a radio jockey with All India Radio for a short while, till she discovered that writing comics was her forte.

Reena was Associate Editor of Tinkle from 1991 and worked with its founder editor Anant Pai till 2005. During these years she learned from Mr Pai how to communicate effectively with children and use the comics format to convey inspiration, encouragement, hope and joy.

In 2008 she took over as Editor of Amar Chitra Katha and has led the team in the creation of new content for the series. Her special interests lie in story-telling and communicating with children.

Ritoparna Hazra

Art Director, Amar Chitra Katha

Ritoparna Hazra is the Art Director of Amar Chitra Katha and has been working with the company for over 10 years. She is in charge of design and art and heads the Design team at ACK. She has illustrated several stories for Amar Chitra Katha. She is constantly learning and has a keen and unique sense of design. She is known for experimenting with various mediums.

She graduated in Communication Design from Symbiosis and has done her masters from MSU Baroda in Visual Art. In her spare time, she loves painting and making short films.