After five back-to-back chartbuster movies, Nickelodeon is gearing up to launch the sixth made-for-television movie from the super-hit Motu Patlu franchise – Motu Patlu Kung Fu King Returns. To give young viewers the complete Motu-Patlu experience, the action packed blockbuster movie will premiere on-air on Nickelodeon coming Sunday at 11:30 am, online on nickindia.com at 12:30 pm and for the first time ever an ‘Orange Carpet’ premiere in association with AnimationXpress.com on 11 June, 2015 at Fun Cinemas, Andheri (W).
Speaking about the Motu Patlu franchise scaling new heights, Viacom18 EVP and business head – kids cluster Nina Elavia Jaipuria, said: “Motu Patlu have over a short period of time, captured the hearts and minds of kids across the country. The much adored duo has now become an intrinsic part of every kid’s day to day life and the movies are an imperative pillar to fortifying this relationship. The franchise has grown beyond television to connect with kids across platforms including digital, on-air, consumer products and on-ground meet and greets giving children a wholesome engagement experience.”
For the first time in India, a made-for-television movie in the kids’ category will come alive across multiple platforms through an exciting range of engagement initiatives.
Cheer time for Screenagers: Screenagersare in for action packed adventures all through this week with the first-of-its-kind movie festival that kicks off from 9 June on motupatlu.in. Kids can enjoy all the five popular Motu Patlu movies over the five days as the film festival culminates with the online premiere of the movie – Kung Fu King Returns on Sunday, 14 June at 12.30 pm. Other than enjoying their favourite Motu Patlu movies kids can also play Motu Patlu games, enjoy the Motu Patlu memes and participate in the Motu Patlu Kung Fu King Returns contest to win amazing Motu Patlu merchandise. In another first for the category, the superstars will also bond with fans on Google Hangout on 11June, 2015.
Orange carpet premiere: In true superstar style, the celebrated awesome twosome Motu Patlu will be the show stoppers on the orange-carpet accompanied by celebrity kids at the premiere screening of their movie in Mumbai on 11 June 2015. AnimationXpress.com is hosting the movie premiere in association with Nick India and will be screening the movie twice at Fun Cinemas, Andheri (W).
They have also been travelling across the country in cities like Lucknow, Kanpur, Hyderabad, Pune, Bhopal to promote their upcoming blockbuster.
Fun continues Back to School: Every child’s first day at school is all set to be more special this year. Kids get to step back into their classrooms with the awesome twosome Motu Patlu. Motu Patlu Back to School merchandise will launch with a wide product line-up including water bottles, sippers, lunch boxes, pencil cases and pouches, erasers, etc. The merchandise will be available across about 2,000 touch points in India across retail outlets and online platforms.
The movie kick starts with the kidnapping of Tim Tim – the grandson of Motu Patlu’s Kung Fu mentor, Himnaresh – by a mysterious creature with four arms. Motu Patlu are assigned the task of rescuing Tim Tim. The journey of Motu Patlu high up into the spooky valleys of the mysterious Snake Mountain to fight an army raised by an evil scientist create edge-of-the-seat adventure. Will MotuPatlu survive the angry army of Mutants? Will they be able to save Tim Tim? Motu Patlu’s new adventure is all set to take kids on a roller coaster ride of high octane fun and entertainment.