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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Daseri Subramanyam- creator of Bhetal story

As a child the most fascinating story I read again and again was that of Bhetal and Vikramarkudu. The writer Daseri Subramanyam (85 years) died on 27th in Tenali, A.P

Established in 1947, Chandamama is the brain-child of visionaries B.Nagi Reddy and Chakrapani. The magazine was launched with an aim to entertain and educate young minds about the rich traditions of India. Chandamama has been delighting readers since then with engrossing stories, amazing facts, and thought-provoking features. Mention Chandamama, and one will instantly recall popular features such as Vikram/Vetala, stunning artwork, and beautiful renditions of mythological tales. Known for its vibrant illustrations and accurate depiction of traditional stories, the magazine has maintained its position as a brand that you can trust. Chandamama launched its first editions in Telugu and Tamil followed by versions in English, and other Indian regional languages. Currently they are the only children’s magazine in India to publish in 13 languages. was launched in 2007 with sites following in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. And they continue to take giant strides as we enter other new media such as mobile phones, television, and films.Chandamama was acquired by Geodesic Limited ( in 2007, a Mumbai based publicly traded company with establishments in the USA, UK, Germany, Mauritius and Hong Kong.

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