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Disney brings Satyajit Ray’s detective Feluda to the small screen

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Disney brings Satyajit Ray’s detective Feluda to the small screen

Disney Channel has announced the premiere of ‘Feluda – The Kathmandu Caper’ on January 1, 2011 at 9 am as a special New Year treat for all Disney fans. The title is the first animated TV movie based on one of India’s best loved detective series – ‘Feluda’, by globally acclaimed Oscar winning director and author Satyajit Ray. The story of ‘The Kathmandu Caper’ is fast paced, invigorating and action packed.

‘Feluda’ is a series of novels and short stories written by the celebrated Indian director, author and painter. In addition to the 32 National Film Awards and the Legion of Honour by the President of France, Ray was particularly acclaimed for his contribution to children’s literature, which included unpretentious and entertaining subjects of adventure, detective stories, fantasy and science fiction.

Disney Channel India offers a blend of quality Disney entertainment and distinctive, originally produced programmes, which include Disney’s movies and series, sitcoms, family dramas and live action adventure stories. The channel’s multi-genre programming is designed to meet hitherto under-served needs of India’s preschool, kids and family audiences.

DQE is one of the leading producers of animation, visual effects, game art and entertainment content for the Indian as well as global media and entertainment industry. DQE has produced/ co-produced and distributed iconic brands such as ‘Iron Man’ - the first 3D animated TV series, ‘Twisted Whiskers’, ‘Mikido’, ‘Casper’, ‘Pinky & Perky’, second season of ‘Large Family’, third season of ‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’ and is now producing properties like ‘Little Prince and Little Nicolas’. DQE is also developing and producing ‘The Jungle Book’ as a 52-episode animated series and a 60-minute TV feature, ‘Toomai-The Elephant Boy’, a live action TV series as well as Indian IPs, which are in production like ‘Mysteries of Feluda’, and ‘Omkar’.

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