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POGO presents 'The Jungle Book' & the new season of ‘Chhota Bheem’

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New Delhi, April 08, 2009

Setting the tone for the upcoming holiday season, POGO introduces captivating new series, of the classic kids’ tale ‘The Jungle Book’ and the adventure packed new season of the popular, homegrown series ‘Chhota Bheem’. Kids will get an oppurtunity to step into the fascinating world of Mowgli and his animal friends, as it premieres exclusively on POGO. Doubling up the fun, the kids’ from the fictional town of dholakpur will kick start your Sundays at 9:30 am with all new adventurous and escapades, in ‘Chhota Bheem’.

 POGO presents 'The Jungle Book' & the new season of ‘Chhota Bheem’
Krishna Desai, Director, Programming, Turner International India Pvt. Ltd., said, "As leaders in kids’ entertainment we consistently refresh our compelling programming mix to sustain appeal and novelty factor amongst kids across India. POGO’s delighted to showcase ‘The Jungle Book’ series, a first across any kids’ network in India and the new season of one of POGO’s star attractions, ‘Chhota Bheem’."

The latest addition to the POGO family, ‘The Jungle Book’ is a product of Nippon animation studio. Based on famous book by Rudyard Kipling, it’s the story of a boy lost in the jungle as a child and adopted into a family of wolves by whom he was named Mowgli. Hunted by Shere Khan, a Bengal tiger, Mowgli is allowed to run with the wolf pack under the protection of Bagheera, a black panther, and Baloo, a brown bear who teaches the wolf cubs and Mowgli the Law of the Jungle.

Produced by Hyderabad based Green Gold studios – ‘Chhota Bheem’ continues to be a big draw on POGO, since it launched in April 2008. Inspired by the legendary Bheem from the Mahabharata, Bheem stands for his strength and integrity. This fictional take revolves around iconic Bheem, as a nine year old brave and intelligent boy from an imaginary village Dholakpur, who loves to eat and always offers a helping hand to his friends and other villagers. Watch the all new wonderful and exciting adventures of Bheem and his friends, in the new season of ‘Chhota Bheem’, exclusively on POGO.

For further information, please contact:

Turner International India

Abha Talwar

Tel: 011- 416 99117

Email: abha.talwar@turner.com