Jhumka Jhumur – Episode 1

Andaz Apna Apna

Episode Background

Welcome to the opening Episode of Jhumka Jhumur series!

The title is of course inspired by the cult Hindi movie of 1994 directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, but this episode’s essence comes from another Bollywood blockbuster of the 70’s – Andaz.

That movie marked the entry of the successful script writing duo of Salim-Javed into Bollywood as a team and also featured the evergreen hit of Kishore da – “Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana.”

This song forms the genesis of Episode 1 as it revolves around one of its’ antaras.

Ironically, the album of this film was one of the last of music directors Shankar- Jaikishan as the latter passed away in the same year at the young age of 42 only.

So, with this background let us move on to the episode!

Jhumur is having an usual day at home, dusting her son Ishaan’s study room. She is humming this above mentioned song which is one of her favourites!

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Scene 4
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Scene 7

The End

Dear Reader,

Scene 4 holds the crux of this episode. Also request you to kindly read the Introductory chapter ‘Jhumka Jhumur’ (If you haven’t already!) posted here on 19.03.2021 (https://thatodiaboy.com/2021/03/19/jhumka-jhumur/)

This is my maiden foray into the world of digital comics! I would love it if you leave your valued thoughts and feedback on this comic strip in the comment section below.

I look forward to hearing from you 🙂

Comic Illustration by Tulika. You can follow her Instagram page ‘Verfkwast_’ for more amazing art!

Thank You!

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28 thoughts on “Jhumka Jhumur – Episode 1”

  1. Very well coordinated and refreshing. The blend of comic series and filmy stuff is entertaining. It sends across a message of accepting yourself and being less bothered by opinions. Everyone is entitled to carve a niche for oneself.

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  2. Excellent work! The present generation kids have been aptly portrayed through Ishaan. Short, nice and clearly conveying the message. Keep it up!

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  3. Great read, Wasim. Congrats on your maiden comic series. I love the way both the generations have been characterised by you. Also, the illustrations have taken your art of storytelling up notches. Keep writing and keep making us proud my friend. Looking forward to more from you. All the best for the future. Cheers!


  4. Great read, Wasim. Congratulations on your maiden comic series. Love the way you have characterised both the generations. And, the illustrations take your art of storytelling up notches. Keep writing and keep making us proud, my friend. All the best to you for the future and looking forward to more from you.

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  5. Wasim bhai..simple yet so very effective…every time your work gets several notches higher… congratulations on your first digital comic..wish you the best for many more…

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