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8th Delhi Comic Con begins with session by Game of Thrones actor

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The 8th edition of Delhi returned with a bang, as it once again brought together the universes of comics, movies, anime, television and gaming for fans of pop-culture.

The event at the NSIC Grounds in Okhla here opened on Friday with a special session by Vladimir Furdik, who plays the Night King in the popular American television series "Game of Thrones".

The interacted with the fans as he shared his thrilling experiences as a and about his role as the of the of the dead.

"I feel elated to be part of this event where everyone is eagerly warm and nice! I had a wonderful time on my last visit to and was looking forward to meeting my fans and trying the again. Needless to say, this beautiful country never disappoints," Furdik said.

The event also saw the launch of a book titled 'Rhyme Fighters' by Indian

The book is a series of cartoons, and rhymes dedicated to the unsung heroes everyone comes across on the streets and in their homes every day.

Kini also launched two of his other -- 'Sanskarshala' and 'The Dabbawala'.

"When we started out with Comic Con, we had not expected it to reach such a remarkable stature in such a short time," Jatin Varma, founder, India, said.

As is the tradition, the Delhi Comic Con, this year too, was filled with fans dressed as their favorite film and comic book characters, from age-old classics as Batman and Superman to contemporary characters from new franchises and anime.

The pop-culture gala will come to an end on December 9.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 19:30 IST