D animation film Sons of Ram will premiere on Cartoon Network

Years after launching India’s path-breaking comic books that connected generations of Indians to their roots, the legendary Amar Chitra Katha released its first 3D animation film Sons of Ram in November across all parts of India.

After witnessing an overwhelming response at the box office, Amar Chitra Katha’s first 3D animation film Sons of Ram will premiere on television in 2D on Cartoon Network on 23rd March, 2013 at 12 pm.

45 Years after launching India’s path-breaking comic books that connected generations of Indians to their roots, the legendary Amar Chitra Katha released its first 3D animation film Sons of Ram in November across all parts of India.

Written and directed by Kushal Ruia, Sons of Ram comes from the award winning team of ACK Animation Studios. It includes the performance of Sunidhi Chauhan as the voice of Sita. The movie carries forward the great storytelling tradition of Amar Chitra Katha and promises to grip its audiences in a tale of brotherhood, adventure and fun.

-We are extremely excited about the premiere of Sons of Ram on television on 23rd March, 2013-, said Kushal Ruia, writer and director of Sons of Ram& head ACK Animation Studio. -Sons of Ram is a refreshing tale that ventures into the less known.

The movie chronicles the adventures of Luv and Kush, the sons of Lord Ram and Sita, who are unknowingly abandoned by their father when he banishes their then pregnant mother from the kingdom. The movie wins you over and evokes curiosity. Children will enjoy the bravery and rib tickling pranks of Luv and Kush-, he further added.

Vijay Sampath, CEO, ACK Media said, -Sons of Ram is a beautiful movie that every parent should watch along with their kid and every Amar Chitra Katha fan must watch to experience the refreshing storytelling and the stunning visuals. It’s a special treat from Amar Chitra Katha, for all its loyal fans.-

Sons of Ram is co-produced by Cartoon Network, the leading kids’ entertainment channel in India. Krishna Desai, Sr. Director & Network Head – Kids, South Asia, Turner International India said, -As a part of our Desi Toons strategy, Cartoon Network aims to acquire and produce local animation content that engage and excite kids across the country. We have had a very successful relationship with ACK to date and are thrilled to expand our strategy and association with them with Sons of Ram.-

Based on ACK’s bestselling comic books, collection of stories, children story books, Sons of Ram portrays Luv and Kush’s journey through enchanted forests into the revered land of Ayodhya. The feature is an epic coming-of-age adventure as never seen before. The story is a contemporary tale of brotherhood, courage and adventure, set in the backdrop of the epic Ramayana. Children and adults will love the non-stop entertainment and strong story line full of thrilling twists and turns.