POGO fans are in for another treat with the launch of the first Chhota Bheem movie for 2013! POGO, India’s leading kids’ entertainment channel will premiere the 12thChhota Bheem television feature titled ‘Chhota Bheem and the Broken Amulet’ on Sunday, 24 February, 2013 at 12pm.
When an evil tribal lord threatens to destroy the world with a powerful amulet, a brave warrior from the tribe breaks the amulet and sends one piece to India and the other to Africa. Upon his death bed, this brave warrior entrusts his two sons to reunite the pieces before the evil lord does and save the world! While the elder brother travels in the evergreen forests of Savanna, the younger brother explores the traditional land of India. During his search, the younger brother meets Chhota Bheem and his friends who help recover one half of the amulet and join him in his expedition to find the other half. From battling treacherous landscapes, to wild animals, to schemes by the evil tribal lord, Chhota Bheem and his friends defeat the evil tribal lord and destroy the amulet to ensure safety of the world.
Commenting on the launch of new movie, Krishna Desai, Director, Content, Turner International India Pvt. Ltd. said,” We are thrilled to launch this new Chhota Bheem movie and are certain it will fare as well as, if not better than, its predecessors. The continued appreciation from kids and parents has encouraged us to invest in making diverse and engaging content on this franchise across platforms.”
In the past, POGO has co-produced 11 successful Chhota Bheem television features that have become immensely popular and have earned an average of 2.1 TVR. Chhota Bheem was also voted the favourite character in the kids’ genre by Cartoon Network New Generations 2012 study and Front Page 2012 (by Ormax Media). POGO continues to lead the genre by striving to be the best kids’ destination for imaginative fun with its unique and engaging offerings!