Chota Bheem is one of the favorite animated cartoon amongst children. The show talks about a boy named Bheem, who is an extremely brave, strong and intelligent young boy. He is popular amongst his peers in the town and always manages to solve everyone’s problems.
American internet entertainment company Netflix inc is one of the popular internet entertainment service provider, on Monday announced its first Netflix kids original series from India, Mighty Little Bheem.
After Chhota Bheem wowed Indian children on television and in movies, it’s time for an even younger version of the mythological character, “Mighty Little Bheem” to enthrall kids across the world. Netflix is looking to launch Mighty Little Bheem, a sans-dialogue animated series targetted at pre-schoolers, in 2018. This is Netflix’s first original children’s series in India.
The series will be in partnership with Green Gold Animation. The exclusive animated series would be released worldwide in 2018.
“We have more numbers outside of the US watching kids content than inside of the US so we are really programming for a global audience,” Andy Yeatman, head of global kids’ content at Netflix told The Hollywood Reporter. “We are not just exporting American or English-language content to the rest of the world.”
Mighty Little Bheem joins three other original shows announced for India that are yet to be available for streaming: Selection Day, based on Aravind Adiga’s novel of the same name, Sacred Games, based on Vikram Chandra’s novel and starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan, and Again, a supernatural detective series set in New Delhi with a female lead