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Animation Feature Film on God Ayyappa – Swami Ayyappan

Swami Ayyappan is an animation feature film based on the life story of God Ayyappa, who is worshipped at the world famous Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. The animation film is directed by Mahesh Vettiyar and Chetan Sharma; Story and Screenplay is by Mahesh Vettiyar; music Composition by Viswajith, lyrics by K. Jayakumar

According to the makers the cartoon film – Swami Ayyappan follows the life of young Manikandan (childhood name of Swami Ayyappa). His childhood, miracles like bringing milk of tigress are portrayed in the film. The film also depicts Manikandan’s fight with Udayana, the slaying of the demoness Mahishi and the instances that lead to his friendship with Vavar, a robber from Turkistan.

Animagic and Toonz Animation India Pvt. Ltd are producing the film.

Animation Express writes
 ‘Swami Ayyappan’ is slated to premier on national TV channels and subsequently distributed as DVDs during the upcoming Sabarimala season in various languages like Malayalam, Tamil, Telgu & Kannada.