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Amar Chitra Katha to come on small screen

By: By: Subhadeep Bhattacharjee
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They bedtime stories of Amar Chitra Katha which brought alive Indian mythology, folklore, epics and history is all set to come alive on television. Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) Media has formed a content partnership with Turner International India to convert the series into television episodes and two films. The deal will cover a 26 episode series and two short films.

Turner International will produce animated shows and two films for broadcast on Cartoon Network (CN) and Pogo, the kids' channels from Turner. The first The first film, called Tripura: The Three Cities of Maya, will be released in the summer of 2010; the second film, Sons of Rama, will be released around Diwali.
Amar Chitra Katha will be Turner International's 35th animation title acquired in India.

The compamy believes Amar Chitra Katha which has has entertained generations of Indians will fetch good viewership on television. The company also plans to have unique look on the stories without tampering its basic elements.

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