Shah Rukh Khan launches Don: The Origin comics and graphic novel
Noida, 19 December, 2011- Om Books International is delighted to announce its latest title Don: The Origin comics and the graphic novel published in association with Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. promoted by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. The comics in Hindi and English and graphic novel in English was launched by none other than the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan on Monday 19, December, 8:00 p.m. at PVR, Director’s Cut, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
The comics and the graphic novel are a pre-cursor to the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Don 2 produced by Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Based on the original story, the comics and graphic novel titled Don: The Origin will take the readers back in time to help them understand how Don came into being; a gripping tale with thrilling characters to entertain the readers.
Mr. Ajay Mago, Publisher, Om Books International says, “comics and graphic novels with well-written and brilliantly illustrated stories, themes, genres, and engaging visuals reach out to a lot of readers across all age. It’s over-whelming to see how the Indian film industry has evolved over the years by using innovative marketing techniques to promote their films to reach out to wider audiences. The Don comics and graphic novel will have multi-city launches with a nationwide marketing campaign and a well-planned media blitz, and are sure to keep the readers on the edge. Om Books International is proud to associate with Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. on these projects.”
About Om Books International
Om Books International (OBI) has published amongst other genres, several cinema-related titles: Shah Rukh Can by Mushtaq Shiekh; Still Reading Khan by Mushtaq Shiekh; Om Shanti Om: A Farah Khan Film by Mushtaq Shiekh; A.R Rahman: The Spirit of Music, an authorised biography by Nasreen Munni Kabir; The Dialogue of Pyaasa: Guru Dutt’s Immortal Classic by Nasreen Munni Kabir; The Original Screenplays of Lage Raho Munna Bhai and 3 Idiots; Bollywood in Posters by SMM Ausaja short-listed for the Vodafone Crossword Award 2010 for non-fiction, to name just a few. Some titles in the pipeline are: The Dialogue of Devdas: Bimal Roy’s Immortal Classic by Nasreen Munni Kabir; Indian Cinema: Love and Passion by Firoze Rangoonwalla; The Bachchans by SMM Ausaja; I’ll Do It My Way: The Incredible Journey of Aamir Khan by Christina Daniels, and Rang De Basanti: The Original Screenplay.
Cinema is one of the strongest suits of OBI. Besides, OBI publishes fiction, monographs on art and architecture, photo essays (the latest one being Mumbai, Where Dreams Don't Die by Raghu Rai and Vir Sanghvi; Forts and Palaces of India by Amita Baig and Joginder Singh), Fashion and Lifestyle books, Children's books, Mind, Body and Spirit books.
Om Book Shop a part of Om Books International is the largest chain of bookstores in Delhi and NCR. It has bookstores in Vasant Vihar, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, PVR Director's Cut, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, Community Centre, Saket, MGF Metropolitan, Gurgaon, Ambience Mall, Gurgaon and The Great India Place Mall, Noida.It shall shortly open a book store at Phoenix Mills in Mumbai.