Rohit Shetty ventures into animation with new television series titled Little Singham

Little Singham, an animation series inspired by the Bollywood film Singham starring Ajay Devgn, will premiere in April on the Discovery Kids channel

FP Staff February 20, 2018 12:36:09 IST
Rohit Shetty ventures into animation with new television series titled Little Singham

Little Singham, an animation series inspired by the Bollywood film Singham starring Ajay Devgn, is all set to hit our television screens in April on the Discovery Kids channel. The trailer of the show was recently shared by Rohit Shetty (the director of Singham) through his Instagram account.

The show's tag line is, ‘Police ki wardi, sher ka damm, naam hai mera, Little Singham’. The show targets children between the ages of five and 11. The first season of Little Singham is expected to have 156 episodes and five tele features.

Singham was hugely loved by kids and a show like this will not only take the franchise ahead, but will also become a source of entertainment for the kids and audiences who love the film franchise so dearly,” said Rohit Shetty, while talking about the animated series, according to a Bombay Times report.

Rohit Shetty ventures into animation with new television series titled Little Singham

Rohit Shetty and Little Singham. Image from Twitter/@taran_adarsh

Reliance Animation was commissioned by Discovery Communications India to produce the new disruptive Indian original content series.

Little Singham will be aired in four languages — English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

"The scale of investment and the efforts behind Little Singham is symbolic of our intent to be the leader in the kids' genre in India. We are confident that along with a world class animation partner like Reliance Animation, we will be able to produce a masala faceted series rooted in action, adventure and comedy that will attract the attention of kids in India. In addition, concerted efforts are underway to milk the full business potential of the IP in the most impactful manner," said Karan Bajaj, Senior Vice-President and General Manager - South Asia, Discovery Communications India according to an IANS report.

"Little Singham will set a completely new benchmark for animation in India. Reliance Animation, led by COO Tejonidhi Bhandare, has currently engaged as many as 250 animation artists on this project and our expectation is that this number will grow further as we get closer to the launch. We are confident about the commitment and approach of our partners, Discovery Communications, and together we will not leave any stone unturned to make this IP successful," said Shibasish Sarkar, Chief Operating Officer, Reliance Entertainment according to another IANS report.

(With inputs from agencies)

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Discovery+ launches What Killed Maradona?, investigative documentary about footballer's demise
Entertainment

Discovery+ launches What Killed Maradona?, investigative documentary about footballer's demise

What Killed Maradona? will be available to stream on Discovery+ from 14th January, 2021.

Kapil Sharma files FIR against car designer Dilip Chhabria for allegedly duping him of Rs 5.7 cr
Entertainment

Kapil Sharma files FIR against car designer Dilip Chhabria for allegedly duping him of Rs 5.7 cr

Kapil Sharma approached the criminal intelligence unit of Mumbai's crime branch on Thursday to file a complaint against Chhabria for allegedly taking Rs 5.70 crore from him and not delivering his vanity van.

The Family Man season 2 to debut on Amazon Prime Video on 12 February, makers announce with teaser
Entertainment

The Family Man season 2 to debut on Amazon Prime Video on 12 February, makers announce with teaser

The Family Man season 2 will mark the digital debut of Samantha Akkineni, who plays the chief nemesis of Manoj Bajpayee's protagonist.