Amar Chitra Katha was founded in 1967 by Anant Pai and is a household name in India. It is synonymous with the visual reinvention of Indian stories from the great epics, mythology, history, literature, oral folktales and many other sources.
Today, Amar Chitra Katha is a cultural phenomenon, boasting of more than 400 comics in 20+ languages that have sold over 100 million copies to date. With more than 1.5 million copies sold every year, Amar Chitra Katha is the undisputed leader in the children’s publishing segment in India.
We have expanded our base beyond the realms of print, with a robust library of digital content as well, over the years, including multiple TV shows, web series, podcasts, board games, mobile apps, and movies. Across our social media channels, including YouTube, we have following of 400,000 people, whereas our app downloads clock in at close to 500,000. In short, even after 50 years, Amar Chitra Katha is still India’s favourite storyteller!