Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Cosmos-Maya's 'Motu Patlu' wins ‘Best Animation’ Award at 9th Dada Saheb Film Festival

Cosmos-Maya's Motu Patlu wins ‘Best Animation’ award at 9th Dada Saheb Film Festival

The company is also working on its new season which has Motu Patlu traveling to Europe

MUMBAI: Cosmos-Maya’s flagship Intellectual Property (IP) Motu Patlu, which runs successfully on Nickelodeon India has added yet another feather to its cap. After featuring in the Madame Tussauds waxwork museum in New Delhi, the show won the ‘Best Animation – Jury’ award at the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival!

The production company is currently working on its new season of Motu Patlu, which will see Motu Patlu travel to Europe. The new season is being created with never-seen-before animation quality and will set new benchmarks of 3D animation in the country.

The show has come a long way since its idea was conceived back in 2012 by Cosmos-Maya. The last 5 years have seen the show constantly top the ratings charts in India. BARC data for the week 09 Nov – 15 Nov indicates that the top 5 programs for the week are all Motu Patlu.

Motu Patlu has been doing exceedingly well on WowKidz, Cosmos-Maya’s YouTube platform with more than 33 million subscribers. It has garnered more than 5 billion views despite the fact that it is geo-blocked in India.

The series has also become a hit with fans in China.

Cosmos-Maya’s IP portfolio also has the Inspector Chingum, an spin-off of Motu Patlu, Atchoo!, which airs on Nickelodeon channels globally, and buddy comedy, Selfie With Bajrangi, which airs on Disney Hungama.

Suhas Kadav, creator of the show commented on the development, “This award is testament to the genius of Motu Patlu - how one show has managed to change the landscape of the Indian animation industry. In the last seven years, the scale and reach of the show has increased exponentially. The show is now in its 10th season and instead of declining, the viewership is still increasing. As the creator of the show, it gives me immense pleasure to know that a huge number of people watch and admire the show and that Motu Patlu forms an integral part of their daily lives. That in itself is a very rewarding feeling.”

Congrats to the cast and crew of The Adventures of Motu Patlu and Cosmos-Maya!

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Original source: Indian Television Dot Com.
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