New Delhi / Chennai, October 2017-Discovery Kids, India’s favourite kids channel, will celebrate Diwali with a line-up of animated classics like Ramayan, Mahabharat, Hanuman Immortal 2,Pandavas, Little Krishna and Krishna aur KansstartingOctober19, 2017. All the animated movies are being showcased as a part of Diwali celebration campaign called Diwali Dhamaka.
Uttam Pal Singh, Head – Discovery Kids, Discovery Communications India, said, ‘’We have put together a line-up of timeless classicswith an aim to ensure that kids enjoy India’s rich mythological heritage along with their parents on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. We are sure that kids will have a Diwali like never before along with Discovery Kids.”
Discovery Kidswill witness the victory of good over evil with shows such asRamayan (11:00 am, 19th October)Hanuman Immortal 2(19th October at 1.30 pm),andPandavas (20th October at 1:30 pm).Mahabharata, India’s biggest multi starrer animation film, will air on Friday, 20th October at 11 am. The voice-over in this mythological epic have been given byrenowned Bollywood celebrities includingAmitabh Bachchan (Bheeshma), Vidya Balan (Draupadi), Ajay Devgn (Arjun), Sunny Deol (Bheem), Anil Kapoor (Karna) and Jackie Shroff (Duryodhan).
Krishna aur Kans, India’s first stereoscopic animated feature film,will air on Saturday, 21st October at 11 am.The movie chronicles Krishna’s early years, while indulging in a lot of mischief in Vrindavan. Little Krishna, saves villagers from the evil King Kans, who sends ferocious demons among them. Bollywood celebrities such as Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla, Mukesh Khanna and Anupam Kherand Om Puri have given their voice for various characters in this movie.
Join us this Diwali for fun, masti and entertainment like never before, only on Discovery Kids!
Discovery Communications India
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Discovery Communications India will soon launch a new GEC channel ‘Discovery Jeet’. The new channel will be the flagship for the network’s ambitious investment into original local productions in India. Discovery JEET will bring together Discovery’s unmatched story-telling and the best of real-life entertainment through larger than life stories aimed at inspiring millions.
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