Chulbul Pandey is back, this time in an animation avatar. Leading animation studio Cosmos-Maya is producing the animation sequence adaptation of Arbaaz Khan Productions’ extremely profitable Dabangg franchise. The animated comic-caper sequence is being created with the identical characters because the movies and common storylines which cater to a variety of audiences. Two seasons of the adventure-comedy sequence are being produced with Season 2 popping out in 2021. The first season can have 52 half-hour episodes. Targeted at children & household, the sequence is a healthful entertainer for all audiences and guarantees a full household viewing expertise. The studio will announce the Pay TV & OTT companions quickly.
The sequence chronicles the day to day lifetime of Police Officer Chulbul Pandey (performed by Salman Khan in the movies). Backed at every step by his entourage, he stands in the face of evil to hold the town protected. Fighting evil is a troublesome job however regardless of the scenario could be, Chulbul at all times has the time to loosen up the temper together with his jokes, limericks, and one-liners. Chulbul is joined by his endearing youthful brother Makkhi (performed by Arbaaz Khan in the movies), who’s new in the police pressure and who retains making an attempt to emulate him. Makkhi does make his brother look higher at his personal expense, however then once more, it’s his massive coronary heart and child-like innocence that set him aside anyway. Needless to say, each Chulbul and Makkhi have immense model fairness with the youth.
The present will characteristic the animated avatars of all iconic characters of the franchise together with the three antagonists Chhedi Singh, Bachcha Bhaiya and Baali, Rajjo (performed by Sonakshi Sinha in the movies), Prajapati Ji (performed by the late Vinod Khanna in the movies) and the ‘BhaiyaJi Ismile’ man.
Speaking on the event, Arbaaz Khan stated, “Dabangg’s biggest USP is that it is a complete family entertainer & thus, the next logical step to further grow the franchise was to enter the animation space. The medium offers unparalleled creative freedom with storytelling, and we can focus on shorter standalone stories in lieu of longer, linear narratives. Chulbul’s persona is larger than life and in animation his adventures will be showcased as never seen before. We are very happy to be working with Cosmos-Maya on this glorious franchise which has won the heart of millions. The union has been organic in the sense that the franchise and the studio have both captured the pulse of the Indian masses with entertaining grassroots level storytelling and relatable narratives. Exciting times lie ahead.”
Anish Mehta, CEO Cosmos-Maya stated, “We are delighted to be partnering with Arbaaz Khan Productions in this historic merger of Bollywood and Animation. Cosmos-Maya which has for long been the trendsetter in the industry, for the first time ever, is bringing a major Bollywood franchise to animation with the adult protagonist being portrayed as an adult. With more and more content viewing platforms shifting their onus to animation, a medium which can adapt itself beautifully to all narrative formats, people of all ages are becoming more accepting of the medium which has traditionally been associated with kids’ viewing. With never seen before animation quality and responsible, Bollywood inspired storytelling, it will be our endeavour to further extend the reach of this iconic brand so that more kids, teenagers and families are engaged and entertained.”
The three movies in the Dabangg franchise have grossed greater than INR 7 Billion worldwide making it one probably the most profitable Bollywood franchises of all instances. The movies have additionally achieved exceedingly nicely on TV and Digital platforms. Dabangg garnered an astounding TRP of 9.2 when it was premiered on TV. Salman Khan is without doubt one of the most cherished celebrities in the world and kids are some of the important contributors (immediately and as influencers) to his field workplace and TV numbers. After Motu Patlu, which is considered by shut to 500 million individuals, that is Cosmos-Maya’s second present that includes grownup protagonists. The sequence guarantees audiences all-out leisure, and with by no means achieved earlier than action-comedy sequences, bigger than life characters, devices straight out of a Bond film, there’s something for everybody.