A comic a day keeps worries away! The story of webcomic Brown Paperbag’s Sailesh Gopalan (Saigo)

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Sailesh Gopalan
A comic a day keeps worries away! The story of webcomic Brown Paperbag’s Sailesh Gopalan (Saigo)

What should you expect one to be doing at the age of 21? If your answer is ‘pursue conventional academics and look out for employment or internships’, think again! Meet Sailesh Gopalan, a webcomic artist from Mumbai. Sailesh is currently majoring in Digital Media Arts at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru. He is beyond just an art student. He started his journey as a comic artist a year ago and has already launched his own webcomic series ‘Brown Paperbag’. Brown Paperbag webcomic has gone viral due to its focus on relatable situations and ironies of Indian families and society.

Quick Facts

Name Sailesh Gopalan, Saigo (artist name)
imd1 for Comics - Art
Achievements
  • Digital comic strip ‘Brown Paperbag’ has gone viral in a matter of a few weeks
Place from Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Beyond Comics

Favorite Personalities and Inspiration Japanese Manga author - Eiichiro Oda
Had I not been a Comic creator then... Would be working in the Animation department
Like Vacations at Hill stations
Favorite Pass time Personal Drawing
Favorite Movies Lord of the Rings