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Cartoon Network India Launching ‘Ekans – Ek Se Badhkar Snake’

The WarnerMedia channel’s first local superhero and CGI series, about a 13-year-old ‘chosen one’ with serpent-like powers and heart of gold, debuts June 27.

Cartoon Network India has just announced the June 27 debut of their first local superhero and CGI series, Ekans – Ek Se Badhkar Snake.

In the WarnerMedia channel’s latest original Indian series, folk mythology meets the smartest, tech-savvy kid on the block. The show features the 13-year-old street-smart Ekans, who is “the chosen one” thanks to his heart of gold and fearless attitude. With extraordinary serpent-like powers, the tech-savvy youngster obtains heightened sensory perceptions, ability to camouflage, flexibility and strength to keep humanity safe.

Check out the trailer:

Abhishek Dutta, South Asia Network Head for Cartoon Network and POGO, said, “Kids and their families are going to love Ekans, the show’s teen protagonist, because of his intelligence, unique superpowers and his ability to overcome challenges for the greater good. We have high hopes for our first sci-fi superhero.”

The show’s title track is a collaborative effort of top Bollywood artists including award-winning Indian playback singer Kailash Kher, popular freestyle rapper Parry G, poet and author Gulzar, and music composer Simaab Sen.

Ekans – Ek Se Badhkar Snake is produced by Kolkata-based studio Hi-Tech Animation; it joins other recent local originals in India including Dabangg – The Animated Series on Cartoon Network; as well as Titoo – Har Jawaab Ka Sawaal Hu, Smashing Simmba and Lambu-G Tingu-G on companion channel POGO.

Source: WarnerMedia