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Showing posts from June 13, 2008

Animation Series Based on Lord Shiva

Toonz Animation India, the makers of The Return of Hanuman, is planning an animated television series on Lord Shiva. According to the makers, the animation series on Shiva is in a totally different format and they loosely term it as ‘picture book animation.’ The low-cost series consist of 13 episodes of half hour and Cartoon Network India will in all probably start airing it in about six months. It seems that this experimental animation series based on Shiva will have no animation; instead, there will be sketches or paintings with voice over. The background music si composed by Pandit Ramesh Narayan.‘The Return of Hanuman’ was a disaster both content wise and financially and ‘The adventures of Tenali Raman’, the first animated series from Toonz Animation India, was a pathetic effort and the only saving grace was the animation part. So far the animated contents from Toonz have been neither Indian nor Western. They freely take Hindu Gods and other Indian characters and try to laboriou…