Saurav Mohapatra

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Saurav Mohapatra
Saurav Mohapatra
Saurav Mohapatra
Khurda, India[1]
OccupationComic Book Writer
Period2006 –

Saurav Mohapatra is an Indian comic book writer based out of Massachusetts[2], USA. His credits include the Devi (#11 onwards), The Sadhu : "The Silent Ones"[3] and Deepak Chopra's India Authentic from Virgin Comics. He is the co-creator/writer of the crime-noir comic book series Mumbai Confidential from Archaia.

His most recent work includes Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s Chander pahar into a graphic novel called Moon Mountain[4] for Penguin Random House (India) and Sholay: Gabbar, an authorized prequel graphic novel for the iconic Hindi feature film Sholay.[5]


Born in 1978 in Khurda, India, Mohapatra attended the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and later emigrated to United States in 2000.

He is also the co-founder of Dimdim inc., an open source web conferencing company.[6]


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  1. ^ a b [1],
  2. ^
  3. ^ Forum Archived 2007-03-03 at the Wayback Machine, Newsarama
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ Maniar, Parag (2014). "Sholay's Gabbar Singh immortalised in comic book". Times of India.
  6. ^ About Dimdim Archived 2010-08-22 at the Wayback Machine,

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Preceded by
Samit Basu
Devi writer
Succeeded by
Preceded by
India Authentic writer
Succeeded by