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Disney+Hotstar Acquires Cosmos Maya & Arbaaz Khan’s DABANGG Animated Series

Picks up streaming rights to 104 episodes of new animated series based on hit Bollywood franchise Disney+Hotstar Acquires Cosmos Maya & Arbaaz Khan’s DABANGG Animated Series India’s largest premium streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar has acquired the streaming rights to 104 episodes of Cosmos-Maya’ and Arbaaz Khan Productions’s new family show Dabangg, a first-of-its-kind animated series based on the hugely successful Bollywood franchise of the same name. The agreement coincides with the 10th anniversary of the film franchise which introduced the character of Chulbul ‘Robin Hood’ Pandey for the first time…

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H&M Debuts ‘Harry Potter’ Kids Collection

The fast fashion retailer has a little magic up its sleeve with its new kidswear release. Fast fashion retailer H&M has zoomed into the Wizarding World with the launch of its new kidswear collaboration, “Harry Potter” x H&M. H&M Debuts ‘Harry Potter’ Kids Collection The “Harry Potter” x H&M kidswear collection brings together elements of Hogwarts and today’s fashion, with nods to the Wizarding World on each piece. The range includes tops, sweatshirts, hoodies, jeans, trousers, joggers and dresses for babies and accessories such as scarves, hats, socks and scrunchies.…

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Cosmos-Maya secures deal for bollywood blockbuster DABANGG

Next from Cosmos-Maya is an animated series inspired by Chulbul Pandey; the iconic cop immortalized by Salman Khan in the massively popular Dabangg Leading India and Singapore-based animation studio Cosmos-Maya has signed a deal with Arbaaz Khan Productions to adapt its Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg franchise into an animated series. Cosmos-Maya is producing two seasons of 52 half hours. In a first of its kind animation adaptation of a Bollywood franchise, the lead actor will play his adult character rather than being turned into a child avatar. Targeted at a kids…

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Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry hits the big screen with Vue

A brand new episode of special compilations of of Novel Entertainment’s award-winning animated show Horrid Henry will screen in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from 23 August following a deal secured with Vue Entertainment. Tickets go on sale this week for the special (1 hour 4 minutes) which is directed by Hilary Audus and Dave Unwin and produced by Novel Entertainment’s Lucinda Whiteley and Mike Watts. Calling all loyal members of the Purple Hand Gang, are you ready to rock?!  Horrid Henry’s back in style on the Vue big…

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Ulysses Filmproduktion and Cantilever Media annunce new animated movie, The Amazing Maurice

On the heels of the launch of the new hit Amazon Prime series ‘Good Omens’, ULYSSES FILMPRODUKTION and CANTILEVER MEDIA announced today the development of a new animated family film, “The Amazing Maurice” based on one of Sir Terry Pratchett’s wildly popular “Discworld” novels, which have sold more than 90 million books worldwide. The screenplay is written by award winning writer Terry Rossio (Shrek, Aladdin, Pirates of the Caribbean), with the character designs by Carter Goodrich (Ratatouille, The Croods, Brave). The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents is a children’s…

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Cinépolis launches Bollywood inspired care campaign focussed on customer service

Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit in terms of attendees has launched a new campaign, highlighting their focus on customer service. A video capturing the essence of Cinepolites always going the extra mile provide the best customer service to its patrons, has been launched as a part of the campaign. With the constant endeavour to offer World class cinema experience, Cinépolis has taken the route of hyperbole through a Bollywood themed musical video. The musical sees the Cinepolites make a note of every consumer…

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Changing tides of the Indian licensing industry

Licensing & Merchandising in India is dynamically changing with advancements in technology and digital space. With a number of international brands strategizing on India via licensing, this has now opened new prospects to the industry. Last year India ranked among the top 25 global markets for licensing and merchandising. Pegged at $ 1,476 million, India really matches the global markets in terms of the ongoing trends with fashion as their marquee category.  Over the years India has managed to create great Indian IP’s while bringing global IP’s within the country.…

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Amrapali Jaipur unveils first look of ‘AmrapaliXManikarnika’ collection

After leading celebrities from across the globe worn their beautiful creations in movies such as Troy, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Ram Leela, Saawariya, Khoobsurat, Cocktail, and Baahubali franchise, the heritage Jewellers from Jaipur has added yet another feather to its kitty with Kangana Ranaut starrer ‘Manikarnika’. Amrapali tribe announced the launch of Manikarnika – a stunning collection of jewellery created for and inspired by the fierce protagonist of the upcoming Indian period-drama ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’. The company officially launched a capsule collection of about 955 pieces in…

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Primark releases new Harry Potter sleepwear collection

Primark has unveiled a new Harry Potter sleepwear collection. The range is available for women and children, with shorts to cami sets all given a special Harry Potter twist. The prices of the products range between USD 4 and USD 20. Check out the collection here: The collection includes striped pyjama tops and trousers, a navy pyjama set, a cami set, plus pyjama nightshirt and trousers for women, while children can pick up a cream pyjama set, plus slippers and onesies (in burgundy and grey). In addition, there is also…

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