Champak has a story for every child's interest and or listen to entertaining stories on friendship, family, adventure, crime and many more! Chandamama Illustrated Children's Magazine: Issues in English on Disc [GeekaMedia] on The magazine started the unique trend of telling a story. Chandamama was a classic Indian monthly magazine for children, famous for its illustrations. It also published long-running mythological/magical stories that ran for years. literature for its young readers. Chandamama was published in 13 languages (including English), and had a readership of about ,Final issue‎: ‎


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Chandamama - Good Old Stories in English

The Magazine[ edit ] The main features of Indian Mythology was completely written by Kutumbarao, who also developed the magazine by encouraging young writers in Telugu and adapted them to suit the Telugu written style that he made so popular in Andhra and the Telugu speaking people for decades.

Some of the stories and the folklore features were written by Dasari Subrahmanyam, who made serials like Patala Durgam, etc. chandamama stories in english

It was revamped in November and had gone contemporary in terms of language, presentation, artwork, and content. While it continued to carry old favourites like Vikram-Betal and mythological tales, there were several new additions including contemporary stories, adventure serials, sports, technology, news pages, etc.

Chandamama stories in english the new trends in children's literature and the emerging importance given to academic study and analysis of the same, Chandamama had striven to keep chandamama stories in english editorial policies in line with the times.

As the oldest brand in the field, Chandamama had taken up the responsibility of delivering entertaining, sensitive, and educational literature for its young readers.

Chandamama was published in 13 languages including Englishand had a readership of aboutThe stories published have been drawn from numerous historical and modern texts in India, as well as from other countries. Mythology, epics, fables, parables and even useful hearsay were spun suitably to feed the impressionable minds so that they seek the right direction in life, even while entertaining them thoroughly.

The wise king answers correctly, and is thus defeated by the Vetala, forcing the king do it all over again and chandamama stories in english.

History[ edit chandamama stories in english The first edition of Chandamama was released in July, The founder editor of the magazine was B.

Chandamama - Stories on Indian Mythology [PDF + CBR]

Nagi Reddy who later became a leading film producer in South India. Chakrapania friend of Nagi Reddy, was the force behind magazine, and chandamama stories in english vision, perception and understanding of the target readership brought name and fame to the magazine.

Chandamama was first published in Telugu and Tamil as Ambulimama in July Kannada edition first appeared in July followed by Hindi chandamama stories in english August The Punjabi, Sindhi and Sinhala editions were published only for a short period. No English editions were published from October to June The magazine ceased publication inowing to labour disputes.

However, the magazine relaunched a year later. It was available in 12 Indian languages and English.


For many decades, Chandamama's illustrators defined the look of the magazine. They included such names as M. Sivasankaran, alias Sankar, who chandamama stories in english Chandamama in the yearand continues to draw even now inin an unbroken association of 6 decades!

Later artists such as Shakthi Dass ; M. Mahesh Mahealso continued the tradition into current times. Each page of Chandamama had an illustration, although in the strict sense of the term, Chandamama is not a comic book, with the exception of the Chitra-katha column.


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