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In a first for Indian television, an animated series is going to be launched soon based on a superhero movie. Usually it happens the other way around when movies are based on superhero comic strips or animated series. Kid Krrish, based on the Bollywood mega movie of the same name, will premiere on Cartoon Network on October 2, 2013 at 12 noon. Film Kraft partnered with Turner and Toonz Animation earlier this year to make four animated tele-movies which will be shown on Cartoon Network through the year. The animated movie will feature a younger Krrish, the popular Indian superhero. "When Turner entered in 1995, we realised that for anything to work on a children's entertainment channel, it is imperative that the kids can relate to it. From the entertainment point of view, storytelling has to be at the heart of the matter. The magic lies in the details. The hero then can't be older than them by a huge margin. That is why we have had Ben 10 and Chhota Bheem consistently set benchmarks in the kids' genre. Pogo and Cartoon Network's enduring leadership in the genre is a direct result of our focus on enhancing consumer experience. We aim to do the same yet again with Kid Krrish, a re-imagined adaptation of the popular live action Krrish franchise in animation. Kid Krrish is all set to join the Cartoon Network super league of globally renowned and loved characters, and entertain kids and families across the country," said Krishna Desai, Sr. Director & Network Head -- Kids, South Asia, Turner International India. Turner was the first to make the channel available in four languages so that it could become locally relevant. Again, Turner was the first to originally produce animation shows in India. It is no surprise then that they decided to make a known blockbuster into an animated movie to engage a larger audience. Actor Hrithik Roshan, the protagonist in the live action movie Krrish, commented, "Believing in the unbelievable is what makes life extraordinary...