Amar Chitra Katha titles now offered on the iPhone

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iPhone and iPod users can now celebrate; Ack Media in affiliation with iRemedi Corp offers a treat to iPhone and iPod users by providing Amar Chitra Katha classics. Users can now get these compilations of stories about Indian heroes on their iPods and iPhones globally.

This joint venture will benefit the iPhone community, by providing the consumers with colorful high resolution art and tales in an innovative and user friendly environment. Ether Media, a division of iRemedi which provides media content solutions to the iPhone platform loads the devices with the folk lore by Amar Chitra Katha.

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Sridhar Bhat, CEO and Founder of iRemedi mentioned, “This is a historic moment for both ACK and iRemedi. At iRemedi, we are very thrilled to have ACK as our first media partner for our high quality intuitive media app for iPhones and iPods. We always strive to deliver the best experience for the iPhone user community and we are confident ACK’s fans will share our excitement in enjoying ACK comics on the go. For ACK this is a key milestone in bringing the classical Indian mythology and rich culture to the global community instantly in the amazing user experience with iPhones. The iPhone’s revolutionary platform brings limitless avenues for various dreams to become.”

While addressing the launch, Samir Patil, CEO and Founder of ACK Media commented, “We are very excited to launch Amar Chitra Katha on iPhone for the International audience. ACK has enthralled millions of people from diverse culture and generations over the past four decades worldwide. With this launch of a wide range of Amar Chitra Katha comics we have taken an important step towards bringing the world of Indian storytelling to the iPhone community. In addition to comics we are looking at creating new applications and games for this platform”.

Amar Chitra Katha dubbed as Ack is an assortment of popular Indian myth, epics, history and fables. It follows an Indian version of story telling that presents a perfect combination of commentary, dialogue and illustration. The various styles of narration are all depicted in a comic format.

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This application will be available to the iPhone and iPods users through the Apple iTunes store. iPhone users can access it by logging on to the Apple iTunes store. Majority of the titles are priced at $1.99, and includes free previews to selected titles as well.