Reliance, Disney celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav with Bhaiyyaji Balwan

Bhaiyyaji Balwan is a made-in-India IP show launching on the 75th Independence Day. Photo: Universal Communications

On  August 6, 2021, Disney Kids Network had announced the acquisition of a new homegrown animation show, Bhaiyyaji Balwan, which was then set for a 2022 launch. The show was in production for one year and is now launching on Hungama channel on August 15.

Conceptualized for the young viewers, the series will offer wholesome entertainment with relatable characters with a special focus on everyday stories. Bhaiyyaji Balwan is a homegrown production of Reliance Animation, a leading animation studio that has been delivering IP-driven content across multiple Indian languages with the help of latest and licensed technology in animation and VFX.

The story is set against the backdrop of Gomtipur, which is home to a charming young street-smart boy called Bhaiyyaji, who is loved by the villagers for his shrewd problem-solving abilities. He rolls through the fun and frolic of rural life, but works towards the betterment of their village.

This series bring in storytelling with loads of fun and a dash of action. “We are very delighted to see our IP releasing on Hungama channel on the auspicious occasion of 75th Independence Day,” said Tejonidhi Bhandare, CEO, Reliance Animation. “We feel a sense of pride to bring a made-in- India show to life on television. Bhaiyyaji Balwan is a unique narrative with a blend of creativity, experience and consistency. The focus area has been to integrate the cultural flavor into the art of storytelling. We hope to win the hearts of young audiences across the country with this loving character and his stories. It’s been a great experience working with Disney Kids team on this show and wish to see many more such shows coming up”.



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