Motu Patlu Make Their Big Screen Debut on 14th October As
Motu Patlu – King of Kings
MS Dhoni aka Sushant Singh Rajput joins the duo In Their Yaaron Ke Yaari – Action Safari
Mumbai, 8 September, 2016: Mumbai, 8 September, 2016: India’s favorite awesome twosome from Furfurinagar, Motu Patlu are all set to enthrall children with their maiden theatrical outing – Motu Patlu King of Kings. The magnum opus is Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ first ever homegrown 3D stereoscopic animated movie based on the very popular Lotpot characters Motu Patlu currently featuring on Nickelodeon. Releasing on October 14, 2016 – the film will give children a chance to have an explosive holiday experience with their family and the beloved characters. Wishing good luck to Motu Patlu for their new innings at the trailer launch was the versatile Sushant Singh Rajput who is currently all enthusiastic to play the enigmatic Dhoni in his biopic MS Dhoni – The Untold Story.
Best Friends Motu Patlu are the lovable awesome twosome residing in a small town in the heartland of India, known as Furfuri Nagariya. Entrapped in a plot with a runaway circus lion, a lion king trying to protect his kingdom and a greedy poacher who wants to ruin the jungle life – Motu Patlu must wage a battle to save the jungle.
Talking about being a part of the trailer launch the dynamic actor Sushant Singh Rajput said “The enigmatic MS Dhoni is an icon for the youth and has a huge fan following and I hear the awesome twosome Motu Patlu have an equally large fan following among the kids of the country. It is a pleasure to be a part of the announcement of the Big Screen Debut of these much loved characters Motu Patlu who have a significant influence on children.”
On their big screen debut, the awesome duo Motu Patlu said “We are super excited to be debuting in a magnum opus 3D stereoscopic film. Children have loved us on the small screen and our new adventures and visual extravaganza will surely entertain and excite them.”
On having the calm and composed Sushant Singh launch the trailer of their movie debut the duo said “Children are huge fans of MS Dhoni just like they are huge fans of ours. Hence having Sushant who playing “Captain Cool” share a platform is sure to get our fans excited and entertained on both our movie maiden and MS Dhoni – The Untold Story that releases on September 30th.”
Some of the leading names from the Indian film industry have also been roped in for this movie.National award winning duo Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar come together again to create a magical track for this animation wonder with singer par excellence Sukhwinder Singh, who has lent his voice for the soundtrack.
Key Credit List: Motu Patlu King of Kings
- Production Company- Maya Digital Studios Pvt Ltd.
- Producers- Ketan Mehta, Deepa Sahi, Anish JS Mehta
- Director- Suhas Kadav
- Music- Vishal Bhardwaj
- Lyrics- Gulzar
- Singer- Sukhwinder Singh (Song- Jungle Hai Jungle Hai and Motu aur Patlu ki jodi)
- Sound Design- Kunal Mehta & Parikshit Lalwani
- Background Score- Raju Singh
- Story- Niraj Vikram, Suhas Kadav, Dheeraj Berry
- Screenplay Dialogues- Niraj Vikram
- Associate Producer- Ashish Thapar
- Based on the characters of Lotpot
- Dubbing Artists- Vinay Pathak- (For Guddu)
Sourav Chakraborty ( For Motu, Patlu, Dr. Jhatka, Chingam, Ghaseta)
Viacom18 Motion Pictures is India’s finest fully integrated motion pictures studio that has emerged as a force to reckon with by delivering a stream of critically and commercially successful films. Offering differentiated and meaningful cinema, some of its iconic releases have been Drishyam (2015), Gabbar is Back (2015), Margarita with a Straw (2015), Manjhi The Mountain Man (2015), Mary Kom (2014), Queen (2014), Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), Madras Café (2013), Special 26 (2013) and Kahaani (2012) to name a few. Viacom18 Motion Pictures is also one of the few studios to have successfully ventured into regional films across languages like Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi and from the South. The Studio has also backed path-breaking and much-appreciated creative work in the form of hits like Bombay Talkies, Gangs of Wasseypur I and II, OMG – Oh My God!, Dharam Sankat Main, Manjunath, Shaitan, That Girl in Yellow Boots, Pyaar ka Punchnama and Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, Inkaar, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns, Rahasya and Boss amongst others.
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