Chota Bheem creator on new offering Chota Bheem Himalayan Adventure and animation industry in India

Chhota Bheem was not an easy sell when it first launched in 2008. Although inspired by a character from the Mahabharata, the animation TV show lacked a mythological storyline. Seven seasons later, it claims to have nearly 72 per cent viewership among children, has aired 250 episodes, has promoted more than a 100 products, and… Read More

Film festival to celebrate legacy of Indian animation pioneers

Drawing from rare archival materials, a film festival in Delhi this week will celebrate the untold legacy of the Indian animation industry and its pioneers, including legendary Dadasahab Phalke and unsung India-born American animator Clair Weeks. Phalke, considered the father of modern Indian cinema, and immortalised for his path-breaking silent film ‘Raja Harischandra'(1913), was also among… Read More


Watch 92 Years of Disney Animation in 92 Seconds

Exactly 92 years ago, Walt and Roy Disney founded what would later become Walt Disney Pictures, a studio that’s since produced hundreds of animated movies including now-classics like Cinderella, Fantastia, and The Lion King. On Friday, Disney released a new video celebrating the studio’s 92nd birthday, taking fans on a 92-second ride through those movies. RELATED: The best and worst of… Read More

Children’s film fete to be conducted as State festival

The State Government has decided to conduct the 19{+t}{+h}International Children’s Film Festival here from November 14 to 20 as a State celebration. The district headquarter towns will be made part of the festival. Chief Secretary to the Government, Rajiv Sharma, directed officials to take the festival to all the district headquarters by arranging film shows… Read More