Jaideep Unudurti
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Jaideep Unudurti

Jaideep Unudurti is a freelance journalist specializing in travel, popular culture and books; he also has a special interest in chess. Unudurti has covered a wide range of events from the rock band Guns N Roses’ performance in Bangalore to the 2012 world chess championship in Moscow. He has received a development grant from CNAP, Paris to write a film with renowned director Amit Dutta. His alter ego Jai Undurti is the creator of Hyderabad: A Graphic Novel, a unique city-centric approach to graphic storytelling. He is now writing "The Robots of Dharma" a Science-Fiction series set in a future India, along with artist Stan Chou. He is currently the creative director at Syenagiri, an animation & graphic novel production house. Jai is represented by the Writer's Side literary agency.


Cholan Glory

A review of Devi Yesodharan's "Empire"

OPEN Magazine / September 2017

Master of Silkpunk

A review of Ken Liu's "The Paper Menagerie"

OPEN Magazine / March 2017

Kiev on Fire

A review of "Katusha the Tank Girl"

Mint Lounge / October 2016

Travelling Light

Review of Detours: Songs of the Open Road

Indian Express / April 2016

India today, in doodles

Review of Crocodile in Water, Tiger on Land strip collection

Hindu BusinessLine / January 2016

The Library Tourist

To know a strange city, look no farther than its libraries and bookshelves

The Hindu / December 2015

The Fortune Star

How to break into Tollywood

Hindu Business Line / August 2015

On a bus to Bharat

A review of "The Heat and Dust Project" by Devapriya Roy & Saurav Jha

Indian Express / July 2015

Myths & Mecha

A review of two French BD featuring mechas and monsters

Mint Lounge / July 2015

Look back in anger

Feminist visual tales tell of cities and spaces, restrictions and uprisings

Hindu Business Line / May 2015

Heads in the Pictures

A review of "If it's Monday, it must be Madurai" by Srinath Perur

Indian Express / January 2014

No Sensawunda

A review of Interstellar. I didn't like it.

Hindu Business Line / November 2014

Meme not Found

Profile of graphic novelist Appupen

Business Line / July 2014

Tintin in America

What the Tintin movie doesn't get about comics & Herge

The Indian Express / October 2011

Monsters & Men

An appreciation of Richard Matheson

The Indian Express / July 2013

The King & I

What happens when an amateur takes on Vishy Anand?

Economic Times / January 2013

Nobody Ever Dies

My appreciation of the latest X-Men movie

The Indian Express / June 2014

The Terror of Nothing

My appreciation of Gravity (the film, not the force)

The Indian Express / October 2013

Doga meets Pao

Summing up 2012 for graphic novels in India

Indian Express / December 2012

The King's Gambit

A look at Anand's rise on the eve of Chennai 2013

Economic Times / November 2013

Where the past sleeps

Haarlem, a city made out of bones of history and fleshed with myth

Indian Express / July 2012

A Winter Land

A visit to Montebello, deep in the forests of Quebec

Indian Express / September 2012

The Painter of Snow

Review of Nicholas Roerich: A Quest & a Legacy (Ed. Manju Kak)

The Indian Express / March 2013

Inked in Blood

A conversation with artist Eddie Campbell in Angouleme

Helter Skelter Magazine / June 2013

The Alien Artist

A visit to the Nicholas Roerich museum in Moscow

The Indian Express / November 2012

Black Paint & Dry Pastels

A review of graphic novel adaptation of "The Gardener in the Wasteland"

Indian Express / March 2012

The Storyteller

Review of definitive handbook to the career of Alan Moore

Indian Express / November 2011

AF Packs a Punch

A review of "Kabul Disco" by Nicolas Wild

Indian Express / January 2010

All the King's Men

Behind the kings of the chess world, there’s a crack team of knights—or ‘seconds’

Outlook Business / October 2009

The King Walk

On how Anand created a chess wave in India

Outlook Business / February 2009

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