Disney Channel‘s popular stars Phineas and Ferb made a special visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra as part of their first ever visit to India. Here on a special tour to meet with their fans in India and to promote their upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd dimension, the ever curious brothers were seen admiring the iconic architectural masterpiece.
Prior to this, Brothers Phineas and Ferb were seen admiring Mumbai‘s iconic landmark, the “Gateway of India” in their first ever public appearance in Asia-Pacific.
Everybody loves “Phineas and Ferb,” the global hit for kids and families and the popularity of this animated comedy has reached another pinnacle with the new TV movie inspired by the series. Brothers Phineas and Ferb are visiting India to promote the movie and arrived in Agra after attending a star-studded premiere of their movie yesterday in Mumbai along with bevy of their celebrity friends from Disney Channel the No. 1 Television destination for kids and families. They will also travel to Delhi and Chennai for meet and greets with their fans gearing up to the on-air premiere of their movie slated for SUNDAY,SEPTEMBER 25 at 10 am.
“We are delighted to bring kids and families the Disney Channel Original Movie Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd dimension. It is an action packed adventure full of fun, mystery, humour and is a wonderful example of Disney‘s storytelling expertise,originality and creativity”, said Natasha Malhotra, Vice President and General Manager, Walt Disney Television International India. She added, “With the special screenings coupled with Phineas and Ferb‘s first ever visit to India to promote their movie, we look forward to taking the excitement to, quite literally, a whole new dimension!”
Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension is an adventure caper, where Phineas and Ferb finally discover that their pet platypus, Perry, is a secret agent, ‘Agent P‘, who battles the forces of evil almost every day. The boys team up with Perry on an adventure through a parallel universe where they must ultimately thwart the disastrous plans of a threat bigger than the dim-witted Dr. Doofenshmirtz: a parallel Doofenshmirtz, who, unlike his counterpart, is truly an evil genius with no goofy side or soft spot.
In the United States, Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension holds the record of 2011‘s No. 1 entertainment cable telecast and also ranks as basic cable‘s most-watched animated telecast ever among kids 2-11; The movie is also cable‘s No.5 movie ever in total viewers across the United States.
Fun Facts about Phineas and Ferb:
- Phineas and Ferb is #1 Disney show on the Disney network and has enthralled over 55 million viewers in 2011 (to date).
- ‘Phineas and Ferb‘, the series has been honored with a 2010 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing in Animation” and a BAFTA 2009 Children‘s Award nomination, apart from two Emmy nominations for “Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics” and “Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.”
- The creators, Dan Povenmire and Jeff ‘Swampy‘ Marsh had earlier worked together on the blockbuster show, ‘The Simpsons‘.
- Dan Povenmire has also worked on another Superhit animated comedy, ‘Family Guy‘
- There‘s a little bit of India in ‘Phineas and Ferb‘.One of their closest friends is an Indian called, Baljeet
- The inspiration to introduce an Indian character in the series came from Jeff when he first worked with an Indian called ‘Baljeet‘ in the UK, where he was exposed a lot to the Indian culture