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Cartoon Network premieres Indian animation in Tamil

By exchange4media Mumbai Bureau | Nov 03, 2006

With the premiere of local acquisitions – ‘The Legend of Buddha’ and ‘Pandavas: The Five Warriors’ – in Tamil on November 5 and November 19, respectively, Cartoon Network would be catering to the Tamil audience in keeping with the Network’s overall localisation strategy for India.

The Buddha and Alladin's son to keep kids engaged this summer on Cartoon Network

By exchange4media News Service | Jun 07, 2006

Cartoon Network is betting big on animation. The channel is set to air two high quality Indian animation features - 'Son of Alladin' and 'The Legend of Buddha' - this month. Produced by Pentamedia, the two feature-length animations take the tally of local animations acquired and showcased by Cartoon Network to 11.

Cartoon Network gears up to weave in Indian animation magic in 2006

By exchange4media Mumbai Bureau | Jan 12, 2006

Cartoon Network, the pioneer in kids' television in India, has reaffirmed its commitment to showcase Indian animation on the Network. To this effect, the channel has announced acquisition of three brand new Indian animation productions.

Indian animation: Making rapid strides, but not getting enough bright talent

By Saurabh Niranjan Turakhia | Aug 16, 2005

India is fast making its presence in the animation industry with its laudable initiatives. While creativity is undoubtedly the critical factor for growth, other parameters like cost effectiveness and power of imagination seem to be understood well by India.

Channel 7 ties up with to reach out to NRIs

By exchange4media News Service | Aug 02, 2005

In a bid to place itself on the global map, Channel 7 has entered into an alliance with, one of the largest web portals in the world, marking the channel’s availability on broadband worldwide.

India Today Tamil ICONS panel: Chennai can be the global film capital

By Gokul Krishnamurthy | Jul 18, 2005

India Today Tamil is in its 15th year, and its property, India Today Council on News and Society (ICONS), held its third event on July 16 with a panel discussion on ‘Making Chennai the Global Film Capital’ at Chennai. Raj TV is to telecast the event on July 31.

N Ram and Kalanidhi Maran among winners at India Today Tamil ‘SIGARAM 15’ in association with Raj TV

By Gokul Krishnamurthy | Jun 17, 2005

‘Sigaram 15’, India Today Tamil’s quarterly initiative honoring achievers from Tamil Nadu, saw the publication awarding 15 eminent business persons from the state at an event on Thursday. Among the winners were N Ram of The Hindu and Kalanidhi Maran of the Sun Network.

Nasscom’s animation seminar concludes

By Malini Menon | Jan 14, 2005

Nasscom’s Animation India seminar concluded today whew ith a note that there is a huge market potential for this industry to grow. Animation experts from across the country said that India would certainly be the next hub for animation and we would certainly go beyond outsourcing.

Cartoon Network appoints Vishnu Athreya to head programming

By Noor Fathima Warsia | Sep 29, 2004

In tune with the substantial action that’s keeping Cartoon Network bustling, the channel has appointed a new hand to head the programming responsibilities in the country. Turner has zeroed in on Radio Mid-Day’s programming head, Vishnu Athreya to take care of Cartoon Network now.

Disney soon to step in, Cartoon Network looks unfazed

By Anushree Madan Mohan | Jul 14, 2004

Even as Disney is poised for a smooth launch and the kids’ space is cramped with increasing number of players, Cartoon Network is confident of holding on to its share of the revenue pie. We took a look to find out what lies beneath the confidence.