Author of Graphic novel series SIMIAN talks about the art & craft of creating a graphic novel.
Tell us about your background. Where did you grow up, what did you study and what do you do for living?
I was born and brought up in Kerala. An avid sketcher from the start, I began writing poems and short stories when I was nine and discovered cinema soon after. I studied film-making at the NYFA (New York Film Academy) and returned to work in India with various filmmakers. One of my screenplays, “Sentinel Rock”, was chosen by Mira Nair for her Maisha Screenwriter’s Lab in 2006. Currently, I am based in Delhi and, bringing together my three passions of writing, visualizing and drawing, I am working on the third instalment of my graphic novel trilogy SIMIAN. Continue reading