You are here: Home » News-IANS » Cinema-Showbiz
Business Standard

Rana Daggubati comes up with Amar Chitra Katha Alive

Topics
Entertainment Culture

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Actor Rana Daggubati, who used to be an avid reader of Amar Chitra Katha books in childhood, has now come up with an Amar Chitra Katha learning centre called ACK Alive.

The "Baahubali: The Beginning" actor has teamed up with Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) and Kishore Biyani of Future Group to create the centre.

On his latest venture, Rana said in a statement: "I discovered Amar Chitra Katha like the rest of India. These comics were my favourite story-tellers in childhood. Soon enough, I realised that these weren't just stories or comic books, these were carriers of our ethos and values."

For him Amar Chitra Katha's comics were a "route for him to discover a lot more about the multidimensional culture this land has nurtured over the decades."

He promised that ACK Alive will "become a tool in carrying forward the Indian legacy - not just through stories, but with art, sciences and life skills entrenched in our roots."

Rana also announced about the centre on his social media by uploading a video in which he gave his followers a walkthrough of the place.

Retweeting his tweet, filmmaker Karan Johar shared his love for Amar Chitra Katha .

He said: "I grew up on Amar Chitra Katha ! The treasure trove of stories."

ACK Alive will open its doors on Sunday for the public with a series of free fun-filled sessions till April 14. It will also conduct a series of workshops and learning modules for children.

On the film front, Rana will next be seen in "Housefull 4".

--IANS

sim/bg

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Sat, March 30 2019. 18:50 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU