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Amazon Prime Video unveils summer line-up for kids with 4 new shows

MUMBAI: Amazon Prime Video is entertaining kids this summer with a blockbuster line-up of brand new shows and seasons.

The summer bonanza kicked off on 19 May with the release of new episodes of ‘Baahubali: The Lost Legends’ every week.

The OTT platform will feature shows ranging from hilarious comedy, to action-adventure and stories about friendship. The summer line-up comprises four new shows—‘Atchoo’; ‘Astra Force’, featuring Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan; ‘Munki and Trunk’; and ‘Zak Storm’.

While shows like ‘Baahubali: The Lost Legends’, ‘Atchoo’ (Season 1) and ‘Astra Force’ are already available on the platform, ‘Munki and Trunk’ (Season 1) and ‘Zak Storm’ will be released in English and Hindi on 1 June.

Nitesh-Kripalani-insideOn the new line-up, Amazon Video India director and country head Nitesh Kripalani said, “Amazon Prime Video in India is the home of the best of kids’ entertainment content from India and the rest of the world; the preferred entertainment choice for kids and their families in India. Our summer blockbuster line-up is geared to entertain kids this summer with characters they love and can watch anywhere, anytime in a safe and ad-free environment.”

Kids can also indulge in brand-new seasons of their favourite shows like ‘Shin Chan’, ‘Ninja Hattori’, ‘Doraemon’, ‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’, or watch Amazon Original shows like ‘Just Add Magic’, ‘Tumble Leaf’, etc.  The platform has also added movies like ‘The LEGO Movie’, ‘X-Men’, ‘The Avengers’ and ‘The Adventures of Tintin’.

Summary of new shows on Prime Video

‘Baahubali: The Lost Legends’ 

Before the war with the Kalakeya, before Katappa killed Baahubali and before the death of Sivagami, two young brothers competed for the throne. One would go on to become king and the other would go on to become a legend. Kids can watch new episodes every week starting 19 May. The show is available in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

‘Atchoo’ (Season 1) 

The story of Teo, a 9-year old boy who has a strange way of expressing his emotions; he turns into an animal, every time he sneezes. How his transformation essentially creates troubles in his life and brings the house down in effect is essentially the crux of the plot of the show. It is available in both English and Hindi.

‘Astra Force’ 

The first animated show featuring Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role as an animated mythical hero, Astra the Immortal. When two eight-year old twins accidentally awaken an ancient super-warrior from the past, they must join him in saving the world from a new wave of giant monsters and supervillains determined to rule the universe.

‘Munki and Trunk’ (Season 1) 

One is crafty. The other is caring. But they are the best of friends. No matter if they are facing rolling boulders. Bouncing mushrooms or grumpy hedgehogs – they do it together.

‘Zak Storm’ 

From the makers of ‘Ben 10’ and ‘Big Hero 6’, ‘Zak Storm’ is the new leading action franchise, set in the Bermuda Triangle with pirates, aliens, great adventures and comedy.