Character & Entertainment

Reliance Retail inks licensing agreement with Disney

January 23, 2019

Reliance Retail has entered into a licensing deal with the Walt Disney Company, according to a report in Economic Times. As per the association, Reliance will retail Disney products featuring the brand’s popular characters under its private label. The new licensing agreement was done in a bid to expand its offerings in the children’s section […]

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Tinga DOJO – The green alien dog comes to rescue Earth!

January 15, 2019

Rendered in green, the colour of nature – Tinga Dojo, A Green Superhero Alien Dog has arrived to save the Planet Earth. The character has been created by Diamond Toons, part of Diamond Group of Publications which is one of the largest publication house in India. First ever character IP in the world which would […]

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Ranveer Singh gets a ‘Simmba’ tribute from Tinkle comics!

January 14, 2019

After ruling the box-office with his action drama ‘Simmba’ and creating a stir with the trailer of his upcoming movie ‘Gully Boy’, Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh share cover with Suppandi and Shikari Shambu on Tinkle Magazine. The famous and popular kids’ comic and magazine Tinkle has featured Ranveer Singh’s Simmba avatar on their special January […]

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Chacha Chaudhary becomes the unofficial ambassador of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’

January 14, 2019

Chacha Chaudhary, the legendary Indian comic hero is the unofficial ambassador of Swachh Bharat with the launch of the fifth comic book – Chacha Chaudhary, Mowgli and Swachh Nagar in continuation to the Swachh Bharat comic series created by Diamond Toons. The comic book involves iconic character Mowgli and the giant Sabu along with Chacha […]

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Nandita Mahtani designs cartoon-inspired fashion collection

December 26, 2018

Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Turner India, announced its first-ever collaboration with entrepreneur and fashion designer, Nandita Mahtani. According to a report in the Economic Times, the capsule collection will include 40 versatile pieces including playful denim jackets, bomber jackets, slip dresses, skirts, and sweatshirts in vibrant colours. The fashion line […]

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Marvel launches new-edition Venom action figure

December 12, 2018

The Disney Store and Diamond Select Toys have teamed up for a new edition of the Marvel Select Venom action figure. The newest Marvel Select Venom action figure stands at 7.75 inches tall and features 16 points of articulation with three interchangeable heads; a removable back attachment that can hold two spider legs; three pairs […]

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Converse, Hello Kitty team up for second collaboration

December 7, 2018

Following the success of the first collaboration, Converse has collaborated with Hello Kitty. The new collection of kawaii footwear, apparel, and accessories feature bold colorways, classic graphics, and some special playful Hello Kitty elements. The Converse x Hello Kitty features two classic Converse silhouettes — One Star and the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star (in […]

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Akshay Kumar unveils ‘2.0’ filter on Facebook. Try it now!

November 30, 2018

On the sidelines of the release of his forthcoming film “2.0”, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar treated his fans by launching the film’s special filter on Facebook. Through the filter, one can try out Akshay’s wrathful avatar look from the film. Check it out here: Bring out your evil side with the #2Point0Filter! Try it now […]

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Good Arrows! Bulldog Licensing bags a Bullseye double

November 29, 2018

Bulldog Licensing has added new partners for top gameshow brand ‘Bullseye’, after signing deals with Crackerjack and Sporting Profiles. The new deals will see Crackerjack produce a gifting range that includes alcohol gift sets, money tins, tankards, and glassware, whilst Sporting Profiles is set to launch a Bullseye fan website. The new deals add to […]

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Genius Brands secures four new licensing partners for ‘Rainbow Rangers’

November 28, 2018

Rainbow Rangers, the new animated adventure series for girls, which premiered on Nick Jr. on November 5, continues to attract new licensing partners in Genius Brands. Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Licensing Lloyd Mintz announced that the company has signed four new licensing partners, including Cra-Z-Art for crafts and activities, Esquire Footwear for shoes and […]

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MDL launches Angry Birds “Hatchies” collectibles

November 27, 2018

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MD Licensing), which manages licensing for the ‘Angry Birds’ brand and its popular spin-off brand ‘The Hatchlings’ in Italy and Switzerland has agreed to a new Hatchlings license on behalf of Rovio Entertainment. Leading Italian publisher De Agostini Editore is marketing a series of Angry Birds Hatchlings ‘Hatchies’ – colourful collectible figurines sold in […]

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AI Licensing India launches ‘Xperium’ for elevated customer experiences

November 24, 2018

Mumbai-based AI Licensing India has added a new business unit to its portfolio called Xperium, with an aim to create elevated customer experiences. For the past four decades, Animation International (AI) holds the exclusive licensing and merchandising rights for Doraemon in Asia and the Middle East. The Indian licensing industry saw the first Doraemon Licensee […]

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Dose of Colors launches new ‘Mickey Mouse’ cosmetic collection

November 15, 2018

Cosmetic brand ‘Dose of Colors’ released a brand-new collection themed around one of Disney’s most notable mascots – Mickey Mouse, who is celebrating its 90th Anniversary. According to Allure, the line, which includes lip products and an eyeshadow palette features small tributes to Mickey, including tubes covered in mouse ears and a palette with the […]

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Walt Disney collaborates with Lacoste for ‘Mickey Mouse’ apparel collection

October 29, 2018

The Walt Disney Co. has inked a deal with lifestyle brand Lacoste for a new collection of apparel and accessories to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary and Lacoste’s 85th year. The new collection features both Mickey and Minnie Mouse across about 30 pieces including sneakers, leather goods, polos, tees, sweatshirts and accessories for kids and […]

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