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Sudershan (Chimpanzee) is a graphic novel about a primate who became a movie star. Here is an excerpt that tells the tale of his ascent through the Bombay film industry’s underbelly in the 1960s. Written by Rajesh Devraj. Illustrated by Meren Imchen

This extract from Sudershan (Chimpanzee) is reproduced courtesy of Hachette India

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Sudershan (Chimpanzee) Superstar

December 2012
By Rajesh Devraj

Rajesh Devraj is a writer based in Mumbai. He has worked in advertising, television and film, and is the author of a book on Indian film posters, The Art of Bollywood (2010).

By Meren Imchen

Meren Imchen is an animator and illustrator based in Mumbai. His film, Nokpoliba, won the 54th National Film Award for Best Animation and Direction in 2007.