Rana’s Spirit media unviels its first graphic novel ‘Minnal Murali’

Minnal Murali graphic novel

Spirit Media and Tinkle Comics Debuts their First Graphic Novel Collaboration “Minnal Murali’” at Mumbai ComicCon

Hyderabad 22 April 2024: Tinkle Comics, India’s beloved homegrown comic book brand, proudly announces the debut of its first-ever graphic novel in collaboration with Spirit Media, centered around the iconic character, Minnal Murali. The much-anticipated graphic novel based on the blockbuster Indian movie “Minnal Murali” was launched at the Mumbai Comic Con on April 21st, 2024 late evening.


While Tinkle Comics has been a cornerstone of Indian pop culture for decades, captivating readers of all ages with its vibrant characters and imaginative storytelling, Rana Daggubati founded Spirit Media, a pioneering venture to promote new talents in the area of art, film, and filmmakers.

With the launch of their inaugural graphic under the imprint of Tinkle Comics Studio, they venture into new territory, promising an immersive experience for fans old and new.

Inspired by the popular film character Minnal Murali, the graphic novel promises to delve deep into the superhero’s origins and adventures with a new story which takes the film’s plot further. Set against the backdrop of a contemporary Indian landscape, readers can expect a thrilling narrative filled with action, humor, and heart.

“The debut of Tinkle’s graphic novel MINNAL MURALI at Mumbai ComicCon marks a significant milestone for reaffirming the love for Indian superheroes and comics, furthermore, resonating with the unmet need of Indian comic lovers in the digital age. It is a moment of great pride and excitement to continue the universe of one of this much loved contemporary Indian superheroes and bring him to life from the screen to a comic.” Rana Daggubati, Founder of Spirit Media said.

“Witnessing the launch of MINNAL MURALI comics fills me with an unparalleled excitement. Seeing our beloved characters and captivating storylines come to life on the vibrant pages is a testament to the enduring impact of our film, inspiring fans to embark on new adventures within this rich and dynamic universe.” Producer of Minnal Murali Sophia Paul, Weekend Blockbusters, said.

“Books are often converted to films, but this project is a great example of how a popular film franchise has been taken into the pages of a book, with a brand-new story based on the characters of the super successful movie, Minnal Murali in a graphic novel format. We are very excited about exploring other such transmedia opportunities for Tinkle Comics Studio,” said President & CEO of Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle, Preeti Vyas

“We’re thrilled to unveil Tinkle’s first graphic novel at Mumbai Comiccon,” said Gayathri Chandrasekaran, Editor-in-Chief of Tinkle Comics. “Minnal Murali has captivated the nation’s imagination, and we’re excited to bring a brand-new Minnal Murali story to life in this dynamic new format.”

The launch event at Mumbai Comiccon will feature exclusive previews, interactive sessions with the creative team behind the graphic novel, and opportunities for fans to win Minnal Murali merchandise. Attendees can also look forward to grabbing a copy of this novel at the Amar Chitra Katha Zone & also meet-and-greet sessions with their favourite Tinkle characters.

“This graphic novel is just the beginning of Tinkle’s foray into new storytelling mediums, and we’re committed to delivering even more exciting content in the future, added Gayathri.”



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