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Animation Film Ghatotkach

Ghatothkach, or Ghatotkacha, is the son of Bhima and Hidimbi in Mahabharata. Hidimbi, a demon (Rakshasi or Asura), is noted for her magical powers. And her son Ghatothkach inherited all the magical powers of his mother and the strength of his father Bhima, the second among the Pandavas. The cartoon film titled Ghatothkach – master of magic, narrates the tale of a five-year-old Ghatotkach.

In the film, Ghatothkach, lovingly called ‘Ghattu’ is the prince of the forest and is blessed with extra-ordinary powers. He has loads of fun with his magical powers, but also uses them to protect everyone around him.

As a five year old, he rescues ‘Gajju’ – ababy elephant which leads to a lifelong friendship.

The film is the journey of a prince and his elephant friend – full of magic. When challenged by evil forces that are out to destroy him and to stop him from fulfilling his destiny, Ghattu and Gajju form an invincible team to fight them. (Story synopsis and image as found on the official website of Ghatothkach film)

The film is in 2D & 3D format and will be released in Hindi and English and major regional languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali.

Ghatothkach is directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, noted for the silent film Pushpak, and is produced by Shemaroo Entertainment and Sun Animatics.


Animation Films Based on Hindu Mythology