They are political books. Just that everything isn’t merely spelt out, it’s also sketched. And as Indian graphic novels get more and more ambitious, they’re busy re-imagining history, Ambedkar, The Emergency, Jurassic Hyderabad and a lot more.
Rajat Barmecha had no producer papa and hadn’t attended a single acting class. Yet the 19-year-old, who auditioned for a bit part, landed the lead role in Udaan and found himself in front of a standing ovation at Cannes.