Chacha Chaudhary, the iconic comic book character, is set to entertain children around the country. The comic book featuring Chacha Chaudhary and his assistant Sabu is to be recreated as an animated series by the Toonz Media Group.
“The bestseller comic of Pran’s features dates back to the 1960s and Toonz Media is ready to take it to the next level through an animated series,” said Toonz CEO P. Jayakumar.
The series in English would have 26 episodes of 22 minutes duration and would be broadcast on national and international platforms.
Partnering Toonz Media Group, which will also be the worldwide distribution company of “Chacha Choudhary” series, include Zamoza Brands who will handle the licensing and merchandising rights
Chacha Chaudhary, a man whose brain is said to work faster than computers, was created by cartoonist and Padma Shari awardee late Pran Kumar Sharma 50 years ago.
Toonz would be the worldwide distribution company of the Chacha Chaudhary series.
Rohit Sobti, CEO, Zamoza, added, “Chacha Chaudhary is the first common man superhero and one of the most Iconic Brands of India. Every Indian young adult relates to Chacha Chaudhary. We have an opportunity to offer product and experiences to the super fans. We as a team are really excited about the possibilities with Chacha’s Licensing program for Youth and Kids.”
The Mumbai-based Zamoza Brands would handle the licensing and merchandising rights, and Chacha Chaudhary would be seen in apparel, schoolbags, stationery among others.
Depending on the broadcaster, the series might be in four languages, with at least a Malayalam version.
Chacha Chaudhary, the Tintin of India is a name that is very synonym to our country and equally liked by both children and adults.