/Maruti Suzuki Arena Hyderabad Comic Con kickstarts with never-seen-before fan footfall!

Maruti Suzuki Arena Hyderabad Comic Con kickstarts with never-seen-before fan footfall!

Finally the wait is over as Comic Con India is back with its 7th edition that kick-started today at the HITEX Exhibition Centre….

Presented by Maruti Suzuki Arena, India’s greatest pop culture experience has proved to be even bigger and better this year with an amazing array of Indian and International creators, fan experiences, geeky shopping and the biggest cosplay contest in Hyderabad.

The Main Arena Stage at the show was jammed packed with a slew of performances by LIVEWIRE & Duality, along with interesting sessions & panels with leading Indian creators, Jonathan Kunz, AMD & more.

Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India said, “It was a great Day 1 of our 7th year in Hyderabad! All thanks to the thousands of amazing fans that came over today. And the cosplay was even more amazing! I can’t wait to usher in Day 2! Come join us for the best weekend of the year!”

The fans were excited by an exciting line-up of experiential zones from, Terminator, Disney, Birds of Prey by Warner Bros India, World Wrestling Entertainment, Sony Pix, AXN Red Live, AMD Game On, Doritos & Maruti Suzuki Arena.

Finally, it was time for the most awaited highlight of the event – Cosplay! This time in 2 brand new formats, with the best cosplayers in the city battling out to qualify the Indian Championship of Cosplay. Along with other cosplayers vying for the daily cosplay contest. A daily prize pool of INR 2 lacs, included a INR 50,000 Grand Prize for the ICC Qualifier & a INR 20,000 Grand Prize for the Cosplay Contest. Names of the winners will be announced tonight.

As the day wrapped up with thrill and engagement, fans from the city are even more excited for the final instalment of this two-day event. They will witness more fun and entertainment as many such stunning performances are set for tomorrow’s closing event, which will be further backed by experience zones, geeky shopping, gaming, and much more!

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Srivathsan Nadadhur is an engineer-turned-journalist who has contributed reports for leading media publications like The Hindu, Times of India, Deccan Chronicle, The News Minute and Deccan Herald. He primarily writes on entertainment, art, culture and technology. When he's not working, he can be spotted at a movie premiere, reading a novel or writing poems.