Yali Dream Creations is a comic company focused on creating original stories to engage global audiences using comics and graphic novels. Yali Dream Creations brings original and imaginative stories with an admixture of horror and fantasy; mind-bending sci-fi and mythology. We nurture and enlighten the next generation to leap onto the comic book scenario through our gripping stories and eye-popping art-work. Our team, from the very creative artists to the exceptionally talented writers, have the same agenda: unfolding great stories.
FUELED BY PASSION, THRIVED BY CREATIVITY.
MEET OUR TEAM
CEO, and Co-Founder
Asvin Srivatsangam’s passion and energy has driven the vision behind Yali Dream Creations. Like many of us, Asvin had a dream of creating and sharing stories in some media or other.His early childhood was much enriched by cartoons, later by Indian mythological stories. While years of corporate life suspended this possibility, he kept weaving stories until one day he decided to started his own comic book company. He had always liked story-telling and exploiting visual medium such as graphic novels fascinated him even further.
He is the co-founder of DAR Motion Pictures, which has active interests in film production, financing, distribution and entertainment marketing. In his capacity as a producer, Hei has, over the last eight years, successfully produced and released several Hindi and Marathi films including critically and commercially acclaimed films such as ‘The Lunchbox’ (Cannes 2013 ; Critics Week), Vivek is now in the process of producing films such as the Hindi re-make of the hit Malayalam film ‘Bangalore Days’, Arunima Sinha (first female amputee in the world to climb Mt. Everest) biopic with a leading Hindi actress. He, is also producing original digital content for Hotstar and is in discussions with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Applause Entertainment, Voot and Zee5 on various other shows.
Vivek Goel startied his career as an inker at Raj Comics in 2006 and later ascending as a full time penciller with Level 10 Ent. He’s the only Indian comic book artist to ever draw covers for “Phantom – The Ghost who walks”. Driven by his commitment to excellence, Goel gained a huge following with his Ravanayan comic book series with which he started his Holy Cow Entertainment in 2011. His popularity continues to grow with his contribution to titles like The Aghori.
Having spent several years working with prominent entities across diverse sectors like FMCG, Retail, Education etc., Sethumadhavan Napan finally decided to follow his passion and got into the media and entertainment space nearly a decade ago. A veteran in the online space, Sethu is the founder of Mad About Moviez (www.madaboutmoviez.in), a platform which lays emphasis on indie & regional cinema. Apart from being a film journalist and a subtitler in his spare time, Sethu has also been noticed as a distribution & marketing consultant for films. Currently the COO of DAR Media/DAR Motion Pictures (makers of films like The Lunchbox, D-Day, Ugly, Haunted, Mickey Virus, Bucket List etc.) and among their board of directors, he turned producer with the Marathi film Bucket List featuring Madhuri Dixit. As of now Sethu’s dabbling with multiple projects, including films in Hindi and regional languages as well as setting up original digital content (films and series) for leading OTT platforms.
Bijoy Raveendran leads a dual life of a User Experience Designer by day, and writer/vampire on nights, weekends, and public holidays. A geek/leech with a penchant for daydreaming and a voracious urge to tell stories, he is also an avid film buff who enjoys studying the craft of filmmaking and screenwriting. When he’s not chilling with fellow vampires, he appreciates the occasional cheap thrill like a steaming cup of ginger tea, a rainy afternoon, or petting random dogs. He is currently in the thick of fleshing out the story, characters, and universe of Code Name Alpha, a brand new graphic novel from Yali Dream Creations.
Youngest in our Core Team. Being an avid fan of comic books, Prince Ayush has read over ten thousand plus comic books since he learnt how to read.He is an aspiring creative who is trying to discover his potential.He has written and Co-Illustrated India‘s first cyber superhero comicbook ’Hanubot ’. Being a graduate in Animation, Ayush has also worked for several ad-agencies as Content writer, Storyboard artist and Animator.
Ayush himself being a huge Yali Fan joined us back in 2017.Since then, he looks over Yali’s social media handles.Currently,He is pursuing his Masters from MIT,Pune and hopes to contribute more to the thriving comicbook industry.
Vishwanath is an experienced Digital Color artist from Chennai. Vishwa had collaborated with Shamik on many occaassions beginning from Ramayan 3392 AD, Irith from Arkin Comics, Daksh and finally on Caravan. Vishwa had also worked on several international comics like H20 published by Dynamite Entertainment. For Yali Dream Creations he has done the coloring for most of its titles.
Born and raised in and around New York City, Zach attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, majoring in film production. Merchandise, an action-drama he wrote, is currently in pre-production (shooting 2018) and will star Mickey Rourke, Mira Sorvino, and James Russo. YDC’s most recent addition, Zach is developing “Rakshak,” “The Village,” and “Neelakshi” for the film and television markets.
Writer and Creator
Ashok Rajagopalan is an illustrator and a graphic designer since 1989 and a published writer since 2007. He has illustrated more than 500 books for publishers like Tulika, Scholastic, Macmillan, Oxford University Press and Orient Longman. He has also written and drawn comics for magazines like Chatterbox, Quest, Junior Quest, Hoot, and Toot. Asvin and he have worked together on two graphic novels, ‘Dynast: The Rise of Bherek White,’ and ‘Neelakshi.’
eCommerce and IT Consultant
Kishan Harchandani is Multi Venture Entrepreneur having more than 12+ Years of combined experience in out of the box creative design and Information Technology. He is expert in Ecommerce Platform Development, Web Design and Development & CMS, Domain Management, Server Management & Administration. He is handling all IT related stuff of YDC along with Letterist profile.
VIBHAV PANDEY (VISHAL)
Letterist & Hindi Translator
Vibhav Pandey is a Graphic Designer and Hindi Translator from Uttar Pradesh, India. Initially he started working with us as a Hindi Translator in “Caravan: Hindi” Series and now he is a full-fledged Comicbook Letterist who has worked in our multiple titles. He’s been a superhero & comics fan since childhood and that’s what brought this young talent to comics, we are privileged to have him in our Arsenal.
Pramit Santra is comic book artist from Chhattisgarh, India. He is working in this field since 2013 as a freelancer. As a comic artist, his aim has been to create and work on new stories and vivid characters.
Pramit was sequential artists of Rakshak origin series, where he penciled and inked nearly 300 pages.
Bikash is an emerging artist from Orissa, ‘The Caravan’ is his first published Graphic Novel. He followed that up with ‘Devi Chaudhurani’ Volume 1. His latest contribution for Yali Dream Creations is for The Caravan: Blood War series.