Director Rohit Shetty is all set to launch a new animation series called ‘Little Singham’ for children in 5-11 yrs age-group inspired by superhit franchise ‘Singham’ Ajay Devgn starring, trade sources said on Tuesday.
The animated show will make its debut on television in April 2018 on Discovery Kids channel, sources said.Rohit Shetty Picturez, Reliance Animation and Discovery Kids, will be launching ‘Little Singham’, an original kid’s content series in India to be aired in four languages- English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
The intro line of ‘Little Singham’ is– ‘Police ki wardi, Sher ka Damm, Naam hai mera – Little Singham!’ The first season to go on air will have 156 episodes and five tele features.
‘Singham was hugely loved by the 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 ‘Singham’ so dearly,’ Shetty said.
“Little Singham will set a completely new benchmark for animation in India. With Rohit also mentoring the animated series, we are confident of taking the Singham franchise to newer heights,’ Shibasish Sarkar, Reliance Entertainment said.
“Little Singham, the original make in India super hero series is a very bold and at scale attempt by Discovery Kids. We are delighted that Rohit Shetty is personally involved in promoting Little Singham, this will help us reach out to kids across the country,’ Uttam Pal Singh, Head-Discovery Kids, Discovery Communications India said.