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Animated movie

Disney Channel has acquired the rights for ‘Feluda — The Kathmandu Caper’ from DQ Entertainment, an animation, gaming, live action entertainment production and distribution company. The detective series was the first ever animated TV movie, written by Satyajit Ray. The ‘Kathmandu Caper’ developed as a 60 minute television movie, is a 100 per cent home-grown production, coming exclusively to Disney Channel viewers. Says Devika Prabhu, Associate Director, Programming Walt Disney Television International India, “Satyajit Ray’s storytelling goes beyond time and age of the reader.” Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman and CEO of DQE Group said, “Our objective is to introduce this genre of animated adventure to the new generation of discerning young TV viewers.  


Gender wars on  the dance floor

‘Zara Nach Ke Dikha’ is the latest dance reality show to be offered by Star Plus. Aditi Gupta, Hazel Crowney, Kritika Kamra, Mukti Mohan, Rakhi Sawant, Rashami Desai, Sangeeta Ghosh, Sanjeeda Sheikh and Sparsh Khanchandani, the nine ‘Masakalis’ with battle for supremacy with the nine ‘Mastkalandars’ — Aamir Ali, Abhishek Avasthi, Angad Hasija, Karan Kundra, Karan Singh Grover, Aksshat Seluja, Siddesh Pai, Sushant Rajput and Ayush Hedekar. This time, the show will move beyond dance, as one of the rounds will have contestants competing against each other through fun-filled physical games.


Production tie-up
 
Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt’s ASA Productions has teamed up with cricketer Harbhajan Singh’s television production company, The Right Picture to produce the dance reality show ‘Dance India Dance’ season 2 on Zee TV. Speaking about the tie-up, Vikram Bhatt said, “Since I have worked with Mithun Chakraborty, Geeta Kapur, Remo D’souza and Terrence Lewis earlier, it feels great to be associated with the same people again through this show. Co-producing it with Bhajji would be a good
experience.” Harbhajan Singh said, “Season one of the show was a huge success and we hope the same for the second installment.”

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