The Karadi Tales Animation episodes feature stories from Indian folklore narrated by master storytellers like Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad, Saeed Jafferey, Usha Uthup, Vidya Balan, Boman Irani, Javed Jafferey, Rahul Dravid…  The character design is based on the rich  visual traditions of India and rendered in a unique animation style inspired by Indian mask making and puppetry cultures.  Textured with vibrant music and songs, Karadi Tales is the ultimate experience in storytelling.

Animation Episodes

The Blue Jackal

THE BLUE JACKAL

One fine day, Chandarva, a small jackal, wakes up to find his fur all blue. Watch this hilarious story from the Panchatantra to find out how the blue jackal uses his colour to his advantage.

Narrated by Naseeruddin Shah (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 24m 11s

Book The Foolish Lion (2016)

THE FOOLISH LION

Budhu Raj, the evil lion king, has all the animals under complete tyranny. Every day, an animal offers itself as food to the lion, until it’s time for Chatura a crafty little hare. Will Chatura escape the clutches of the evil Budhu Raj? Look out for the song ‘Chatura, Chature’ with its foot-tapping beat!

Narrated by Naseeruddin Shah (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 00s

The Crows And The Serpent

THE CROWS AND THE SERPENT

Sapri the wicked serpent has once again eaten the little chicks of the crows, Kaala and Karupi. How do they find a solution to the problem?

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 12s

Book The Musical Donkey (2016)

THE MUSICAL DONKEY

Dhondu the donkey thinks he is a wonderful singer. His friend Juno the jackal thinks otherwise. And one night, Dhondu discovers a field of cucumbers and cannot help singing in joy. Find out how Dhondu’s irresistible urge to sing lands him in big trouble! A delightful combination of bad singing from Dhondu the donkey and wonderful music from Karadi the bear and his team!

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 23m 47s

Book The Monkey & the Crocodile (2016)

THE MONKEY AND THE CROCODILE

Can anyone have more than one heart? Red Face the monkey seems to, as he outwits his ungrateful friend, Jagged Jaws the crocodile and his wicked wife. A story about friendship and loyalty in the animal kingdom.

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 24m 56s

Book The Four Friends (2016)

THE FOUR FRIENDS

In this delightful story about friendship and loyalty, four unusual friends, a tortoise, a mole, a deer and a crow, join forces to outwit a hunter.

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 24m 02s

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THE MONKEY KING

After tasting the delicious and juicy mango, the King of Benares and his army have arrived at the Monkey Kingdom in search of more mangoes. Can Kapi the monkey king find a way to protect his subjects? A timeless Jataka story that warms your heart again and again!

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 26m 26s

The Foolish Crow Book

THE FOOLISH CROW

Kauaa the crow is very hungry and has finally managed to get a roti to eat. Now, Lombdi the wily jackal wants that roti. Do his clever plans work? Antonyms, colours, the names of flowers and the seven notes of the musical scale are woven into this story with music based on classical ragas.

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 30s

Fish Friends Three Book

FISH FRIENDS THREE

Timsi, Bucki and Moti are three fishes that are very good friends, and very different from each other. When trouble strikes, find out how they help each other and help escape the fisherman. With rhyming words, numbers and charming imagery, this story educates as much as it enthrals.

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Sheila Gandhi | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 20m 57s

The Talking Cave Book

THE TALKING CAVE

Can caves talk? Bhuro the foolish lion thinks they can, and Juno the clever jackal decides to make the most of it in this hilarious story. Colours, names of animals and personal attributes are woven into this tale.

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Sheila Gandhi | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 20m 54s

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THE FOX AND THE SQUIRREL

Gilehri the squirrel and Laalu the fox are good friends. But Laalu is a little too boastful, and Gilehri decides to teach him a lesson one day. This story brings out concepts of time and the days of the week.

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Sheila Gandhi | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 23m 18s

Young Hanuman

YOUNG HANUMAN

Would you like to play with a large, red, fiery ball? Young Hanuman wanted to do just that… except that the ball he went chasing after was the sun itself!

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin and Murgan Mohan | Duration: 24m 10s

Hanuman The Mighty

HANUMAN THE MIGHTY

Sita has been kidnapped and taken to the island of Lanka by the demon king Ravana. Only Hanuman can cross the mighty ocean and find Sita. What happens to Lanka when mighty Hanuman descends on it?

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin and Murgan Mohan | Duration: 26m 54s

Birth of Krishna

BIRTH OF KRISHNA

A divine prophecy says that the eighth son born to Devaki will bring about the death of the evil king Kamsa and redeem the kingdom of Mathura. But Kamsa has imprisoned Devaki and sworn to kill every child born to her. Will the prophecy come true?

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 24m 05s

Krishna's Conquests

KRISHNA’S CONQUESTS

Where there is Krishna, there is mirth, music and mischief and plenty of adventure too! Krishna shows that he is no ordinary child through his encounters with Kaliya the deadly serpent, Indra the rain-god and, eventually, the evil king Kamsa!

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 29m 27s

Birth of Ganesha

BIRTH OF GANESHA

Shiva returns home after a long absence to find the entrance to his house guarded by a young boy. Refused entry into his own home, Shiva challenges the boy to a battle. What happens when the young boy decides to combat the mighty Shiva?

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 37s

Kubera meets Ganesha

KUBERA MEETS GANESHA

Kubera invites Ganesha for a feast to his palace to show off his wealth. Little does he know what is in store when Ganesha arrives with a hungry belly.

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 28m 47s

Bakasura

BAKASURA

The Pandavas arrive in Ekachakra disguised as brahmins. Ekachakra is being terrorised by the evil giant Bakasura. It is now up to Bhima to deal with this giant. How does he do it?

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 27m 03s

Bhasmasura

BHASMASURA

The demon Bhasmasura wants to become powerful and prays to Lord Shiva. Shiva grants him a boon. But now, Shiva’s own life is in danger because of this boon!

Narrated by Girish Karnad (English) | Javed Jaffrey (Hindi)

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade |  Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 24m 29s

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SWEET AND SALTY

Gorannagaru, a famous storyteller, is in the village to recite the Ramayana. Bangaramma forces her husband, Penchilayya, to attend the recitation. Tired and unwilling, he goes and finds the stories sweet one night and salty another. A warm folktale from Andhra Pradesh about the magic of stories.

Narrated by Nandita Das (English) | Mandira Bedi (Hindi)

Script: Sandhya Rao | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 07s

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ALL FREE

In this hilarious folktale from Gujarat, Bhikubhai’s mouth waters for some coconut.. But pay for it, he’d rather not!

Narrated by Nandita Das (English) | Mandira Bedi (Hindi)

Script: Sandhya Rao | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 34s

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WRESTLING MANIA

Wrestling mania is a folk fantasy from Punjab. Big burly Tarlochand and Paramjeet want to wrestle each other, but there are no spectators. Then an old woman offers to watch and they get “carried away”.

Narrated by Nandita Das (English) | Mandira Bedi (Hindi)

Script: Sandhya Rao | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 21m 16s

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EYES ON THE PEACOCK’S TAIL

Eyes On The Peacock’s Tail is a folktale from Rajasthan. In the beginning, the peacock
had no markings on his shimmering blue-green tail. This story tells you how the
peacock’s tail got decorated with eyes.

Narrated by Usha Uthup (English) | Mandira Bedi (Hindi)

Script: Vayu Naidu | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 21m 32s

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MAGIC VESSELS

In this folktale from Tamil Nadu, Muthu, a poor playwright, is helped by some enchanted tree spirits, but the story doesn’t end there.

Narrated by Usha Uthup (English) | Mandira Bedi (Hindi)

Script: Vayu Naidu | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 34s

A Curly Tale

A CURLY TALE

In this folktale from Bihar, cobbler Kalia makes beautiful shoes, but he is poor. A ghost helps him become rich, but this ghost must be kept busy or he will eat up Kalia.

Narrated by Usha Uthup (English) | Mandira Bedi (Hindi)

Script: Vayu Naidu | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 32s

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HISS, DON’T BITE!

Hiss, Don’t Bite! is a folk story from Bengal, a bed-tempered snake kills a cow and everyone
is afraid until a wandering monk tells the snake a secret that changes its life.

Narrated by Usha Uthup (English) | Mandira Bedi (Hindi)

Script: Vayu Naidu | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 08s

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THE BOY WHO DREW CATS

Akiro, a young Japanese boy, drew only cats. Cats, cats and more cats! No matter what he was asked to do, all he did was draw cats everywhere and this artistic tendency led to an adventure for him one day, an adventure that would change his life. Go on a journey to Japan in this folktale narrated by Jaaved Jaaferi.

Script: Anushka Ravishankar | Character Design: Christine Kastl | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin Duration: 22m 10s

Little-Vinayak

LITTLE VINAYAK

What happens to an elephant whose trunk is so long that he trips and falls whenever he walks? No matter what he does, Little Vinayak cannot keep his long, long trunk out of the way. One day, he meets a very special friend who offers an unusual solution to Vinayak’s peculiar problem. Vidya Balan lends her warm voice to this beautiful story.

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade Animation: M. Kathiravan | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 21m 03s

Monkeys-on-a-Fast

MONKEYS ON A FAST

How do fat monkeys get thin? Chakrapani the monkey chieftain decides that the only way for his tribe of monkeys to lose weight is by going on a fast. But can hungry monkeys really stop eating for a day? is at his Sanjay Dutt hilarious best while telling this quirky tale.

Script: Kaushik Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade |  Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 19m 32s

the-bookworm

THE BOOKWORM

Sesha is a silent boy who reads all the time and he has a little brown book that no one has ever seen the inside of. One day, Sesha speaks and no one understands why he speaks differently. But when they see his brown book and the magic he can create, Sesha becomes a whole new person. Learn a little more about the silence of Sesha and his little brown book in this empathetic story wonderfully narrated by R. Madhavan

Script: Lavanya R.N. | Character Design: Shilo Shiv Suleman | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 07s

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THE LIZARD’S TAIL

Scqealichtitz! And there went the little lizard’s tail with a chop and a slice! Poor little lizard… he now needs a new look. Join him as he goes about looking for a new tail, only to finally discover a lizard home-truth. Vidya Balan tells the story of the little lizard’s new look with warmth and affection.

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Christine Kastl | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 18m 04s

Just One Paisa - Children Audio Book

JUST ONE PAISA

Raja Dhomak is a bit confused. He wants the kingdom of Muruda to be rich and he thinks that the best way to do this is to keep the kingdom’s money in his treasury. But his people suffer without any money until Little Lakshmi has an idea. Enjoy this mathematical folktale retold by  Rahul Dravid.

Script: Nadine D’souza | Character Design: Amrita Pokarna | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 19m 07s

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CHOOHERAM’S BARGAIN

Sometimes, it’s hard to get the perfect price for anything. But Choohe Ram always managed to make a bargain, no matter what deal he was making and with whom. One day, he bargained and bargained till he managed to make the greatest bargain of all! Konkona Sen Sharma relays this witty tale.

Script: Samita Aiyer | Character Design: Garima Gupta | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 24m 13s

Revenge-of-the-Puppets

REVENGE OF THE PUPPETS

In beautiful Rajasthan, four puppets come alive and lead exciting lives-until their masters decide to replace them with new puppets. What happens to these clever, mischievous puppets when the new puppets arrive? This delightful story is wryly narrated by Shernaz Patel.

Script: Nadine D’souza | Character Design: Ayush Rajvanshi | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 23m 34s

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The Rumour - Children Picture Book

THE RUMOUR

In Baddbaddpur, it’s impossible to keep a secret. Everyone gossips about everything! Then one day, ill-tempered Pandurang wishes to keep a secret. But of course, the secret spreads from person to person… and the strangest thing happens: a feather becomes a forest! Join the villagers of Baddbaddpur in this charming village story recounted by Konkona Sen Sharma.

Script: Anushka Ravishankar | Character Design: Kanyika Kini | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 20m 07s

Crickematics

CRICKEMATICS!

Anirudh is a cricket-crazy little boy. Unfortunately, he is not as good at mathematics as he is at cricket! Then one day, his coach finds a way to integrate cricket and mathematics for this boy. This story that finds surprising common ground between cricket and mathematics is told by none other than Rahul Dravid.

Script: Anshumani Ruddra | Character Design: M. Kathiravan | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 17m 04s

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THE MONKEYS AND THE CAPSELLER

Have you heard about Taklu the capseller who lost all his caps to a group of mischievous monkeys and how he got them back? Sanjay Dutt outdoes himself with this story of Taklu the capseller and Metro the monkey chief.

Script: Anushka Ravishankar | Character Design: Malavika P.C. | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 19m 27s

Tak-Tak

TAK-TAK!

Tak-Tak! Did you hear that? A young man heard it and was alarmed. But when he investigated, he was astonished by what he found! This spooky story narrated by Boman Irani will transport you to a creepy abandoned mansion!

Script: Soumitra Ranade | Character Design: Shilo Shiv Suleman | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 20m 02s

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A HUNDRED CARTLOADS

Ananda, the ox cares very deeply about his master and is willing to do anything to help him, even pull a hundred cartloads of stone! Soha Ali Khan lends her voice to this heart-warming story.

Script: Devika Rangachari | Character Design: Bindia Thapar | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 18m 03s

Super-Hathaman

SUPER HATHAMAN

How does a normal human being gain super powers? Hathaman wishes to become Super Hathaman – he wants to fly and walk on water! He goes all the way to Tibet to find out how, and finds out that his secret desires are quite a handful! Will the haughty Hathaman ever acquire superhuman status? It is brilliantly narrated by Jaaved Jaaferi at his hilarious best.

Script: Kaushik Viswanath | Character Design: Chetan Sharma | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 20s

Dorje’s Stripes - Children Picture Book

DORJE’S STRIPES

Dorje is a beautiful Royal Bengal tiger – but he has no stripes on his body. In a small Buddhist monastery in Tibet, Master Wu, a good-hearted monk, tries to understand the secret of Dorje’s missing stripes. This story takes us to Tibet, Bengal and the heart of the Royal Bengal tiger through Nosherwan Jehangir’s moving narration.

Script: Anshumani Ruddra | Character Design: Gwangjo and Jung-a Park | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 28m 38s

An-Elephant-in-my-Backyard

AN ELEPHANT IN MY BACKYARD

Maya’s family refuses to believe that she has an elephant in her backyard. But the elephant is not hers and needs to return home! This sweet, simple story is delightfully narrated by Shernaz Patel.

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Sadhvi Jawa | Animation: Megha Achrekar-Gupta | Music & Sound: Salil Bhayani | Duration: 13m 35s

A Big Mouth - Children Picture Book

A BIG MOUTH

When there is a drought one summer, Sanjaya the talkative turtle has to go in search of greener pastures with the help of his friends,Vaali and Nirali the geese. Sanjaya comes up with an ingenious plan, but does his talkative nature get in the way of their journey? Find out with Shernaz Patel’s narration of this charming old folktale.

Script: Samina Anim | Character Design: Archana Sreenivasan | Animation: Megha Achrekar-Gupta | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 14m 36s

Tit for Tat - Children Picture Book

TIT FOR TAT

Heera, a mischievous fox, invites Nandini the crane home for a meal one day. Is he being hospitable or is this one of his many infamous pranks? Shernaz Patel narrates the story of how a cheeky jokester gets what he deserves in this hilarious adaptation of a Panchatantra tale.

Script: Samina Anim | Character Design: Lavanya Karthik | Animation: Megha Achrekar-Gupta | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 13m 36s

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FARMER FALGU GOES TO THE MARKET

Farmer Falgu is on his way to the market with eggs, onions, and tomatoes loaded on his cart. During the rickety road ride, unexpected things happen. What does he encounter on the way? This delightful story about the ever-optimistic Farmer Falgu is narrated by Shernaz Patel.

Script: Chitra Soundar | Character Design: Kanika Nair | Animation: Megha Achrekar-Gupta | Music & Sound: Murugan Mohan | Duration: 15m 26s

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FARMER FALGU GOES ON A TRIP

Farmer Falgu has had enough of his noisy farm! He needs a break and he’s off on a holiday. Craving some quiet, he gets on to his cart and goes looking for silence. Does he find it? Shernaz Patel narrates this remarkable story with a quiet wisdom that will resonate with youngsters and adults alike.

Script: Chitra Soundar | Character Design: Kanika Nair | Animation: Megha Achrekar-Gupta | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration:

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THE LION AND THE MOUSE

Can a lion and a mouse ever be friends? This story, narrated brilliantly by Karthik Kumar, will show you a mighty lion realizing that even the littlest of friends are worth having.

Script: Lavanya R.N. | Character Design: Malavika P.C. | Animation: | Music & Sound: Anil Srinivasan | Duration:

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KAKA AND THE MOUSE

Kaka the crow is thirsty. When she goes looking for water, she finds some in a pot but she also finds a mouse trapped in it! How does Kaka get to drink the water and help her new friend? Karthik Kumar lends his voice to this charming story.

Script: Pankaja Srinivasan | Character Design: Malavika P.C. | Animation: | Music & Sound: Anil Srinivasan | Duration:

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BABLU AND THE MOUSE

Bablu the elephant is a bully. One day, he finds a field full of juicy sugarcane and doesn’t care whom he disturbs when he needs to quench his thirst. Find out how a small but strong-willed mouse decides to teach this big bully a lesson in this delightful story narrated by Karthik Kumar.

Script: Lavanya R.N. | Character Design: Malavika P.C. | Animation: | Music & Sound: Anil Srinivasan | Duration:

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KUTTI AND THE MOUSE

Amma makes seven sweet kozhakattais for her seven sweet children. When it is Kutti’s turn to eat her kozhakattai, she is in for a big surprise. What does she find? Find out in this hilarious story set in South India, narrated with zeal by Karthik Kumar.

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Malavika P.C. | Animation: | Music & Sound: Anil Srinivasan | Duration:

Fetch That Colour - Children Picture Book

FETCH THAT COLOUR

Rosa, Gulla and all their cousins are getting ready for an exciting game with Uncle Vasu. They have to fetch an object in the colour Uncle Vasu calls out. Would you like to play too? This fun story is wonderfully narrated by Shernaz Patel.

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Deepa Chordia & Shaunak Samvatsar | Animation: | Music & Sound: Salil Bhayani | Duration:

Lets Roll Out A Circle - Children Picture Book

LET’S ROLL OUT A CIRCLE

Rosa, Gulla, their cousins, and uncles are going to make rotis with Amma. But can any of them get the correct shape? See if you can identify the shapes of their rotis. This delightful story teaches children various shapes and is narrated with great wit by Shernaz Patel.

Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Deepa Chordia & Shaunak Samvatsar | Animation: | Music & Sound: Salil Bhayani | Duration:

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KAVI AND MISTER CUTTER PILLAI

Kavi the ‘Xplorer’ finds a strange yellow bead on a leaf and decides to make a home for it. But the bead seems to have a mind of its own! This hilarious story about the journey of a butterfly is narrated with warmth by Shernaz Patel.

Script: Annie Besant | Character Design: Tanvi Bhat | Animation: | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration:

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WHERE SHALL WE GO?

Sameer has plans for the summer holidays – big plans. And he has the perfect place in mind. Can Amma guess where he wants to go? Be transported by Shernaz Patel’s vibrant narration of this irresistible tale.

Script: Nandini Nayar | Character Design: Francesco Manetti | Animation: | Music & Sound: Paartav Barggo | Duration:

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WHAT COULD IT BE?

There is a package waiting for Sameer. No matter what it is, he is sure of one thing – his imagination will help him create a whole new world with it. Join narrator Shernaz Patel in guessing what it could be in this charming story.

Script: Nandini Nayar | Character Design: Francesco Manetti | Animation: | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration:

The Blue Jackal

One fine day, Chandarva, a small jackal, wakes up to find his fur all blue. Watch this hilarious story from the Panchatantra to find out how the blue jackal uses his colour to his advantage.

Narrated by Naseeruddin Shah (English) | Jaaved Jaaferi (Hindi) | Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 24m 11s

The Monkey King

After tasting the delicious and juicy mango, the King of Benares and his army have arrived at the Monkey Kingdom in search of more mangoes. Can Kapi the monkey king find a way to protect his subjects? A timeless Jataka story that warms your heart again and again!

Narrated by Saeed Jaffery (English) | Jaaved Jaaferi (Hindi) | Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: Paperboat | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 26m 26s

Little Vinayak

What happens to an elephant whose trunk is so long that he trips and falls whenever he walks? No matter what he does, Little Vinayak cannot keep his long, long trunk out of the way. One day, he meets a very special friend who offers an unusual solution to Vinayak’s peculiar problem. Vidya Balan lends her warm voice to this beautiful story.

Narrated by Vidya Balan | Script: Shobha Viswanath | Character Design: Shilpa Ranade | Animation: M. Kathiravan | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 21m 03s

The Boy Who Drew Cats

Akiro, a young Japanese boy, drew only cats. Cats, cats and more cats! No matter what he was asked to do, all he did was draw cats everywhere and this artistic tendency led to an adventure for him one day, an adventure that would change his life. Go on a journey to Japan in this folktale narrated by Jaaved Jaaferi.

Narrated by Jaaved Jaaferi | Script: Anushka Ravishankar | Character Design: Christine Kastl | Animation: Megha Rahul Gupte | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 22m 10s

Farmer Falgu Goes To The Market

Farmer Falgu is on his way to the market with eggs, onions, and tomatoes loaded on his cart. During the rickety road ride, unexpected things happen. What does he encounter on the way? This delightful story about the ever-optimistic Farmer Falgu is narrated by Shernaz Patel.

Narrated by Shernaz Patel | Script: Chitra Soundar | Character Design: Kanika Nair | Animation: Megha Achrekar-Gupta | Music & Sound: Murugan Mohan | Duration: 15m 26s

Tit For Tat

Heera, a mischievous fox, invites Nandini the crane home for a meal one day. Is he being hospitable or is this one of his many infamous pranks? Shernaz Patel narrates the story of how a cheeky jokester gets what he deserves in this hilarious adaptation of a Panchatantra tale.

Narrated by Shernaz Patel | Script: Samina Anim | Character Design: Lavanya Karthik | Animation: Megha Achrekar-Gupta | Music & Sound: 3 Brothers & A Violin | Duration: 13m 36s