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Discovery Kids lines-up animated classics for Diwali

MUMBAI: Discovery Kids will celebrate Diwali with a line-up of animated classics like Ramayan, Mahabharat, Hanuman Immortal 2, Pandavas, Little Krishna and Krishna aur Kans starting 19 October. All the animated movies are being showcased as a part of Diwali celebration campaign called Diwali Dhamaka.

Discovery Kids head Uttam Pal Singh said, ‘’We have put together a line-up of timeless classics with an aim to ensure that kids enjoy India’s rich mythological heritage along with their parents on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. We are sure that kids will have a Diwali like never before along with Discovery Kids.”

Discovery Kids will witness the victory of good over evil with shows such as Ramayan (11:00 am, 19th October) Hanuman Immortal 2 (19th October at 1.30 pm), and Pandavas (20th October at 1:30 pm). Mahabharata, India’s biggest multi starrer animation film, will air on Friday, 20th October at 11 am. The voice-over in this mythological epic have been given by renowned Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan (Bheeshma), Vidya Balan (Draupadi), Ajay Devgn (Arjun), Sunny Deol (Bheem), Anil Kapoor (Karna) and Jackie Shroff (Duryodhan).

Krishna aur Kans, India’s first stereoscopic animated feature film, will air on Saturday, 21st October at 11 am. The movie chronicles Krishna’s early years, while indulging in a lot of mischief in Vrindavan. Little Krishna, saves villagers from the evil King Kans, who sends ferocious demons among them. Bollywood celebrities such as Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla, Mukesh Khanna and Anupam Kher and Om Puri have given their voice for various characters in this movie.