Reliance Animation, one of the leading and fastest growing animation studios in India has made its debut in the United States with Nickelodeon International and Nickelodeon India' first-ever children's series with a cross-border cultural mix, ‘Sammy & Raj'.
The 20-episode comedy, produced by Reliance Animation, follows the misadventures of a pair of cousins who have access to a time-altering program and can pause, rewind, fast-forward, and slow-motion their way through a variety of situations.
The animated series was released first in the United Kingdom, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East and will be eventually released in India, a news release by Reliance noted.
According to the release Reliance produced the show using the Harmony software platform. It is the first production house to get Bollywood IPs into animation, by partnering with Rohit Shetty, director of the franchise ‘Singham' & the comedy franchise ‘Golmaal'.
"Our journey has been from 2D to 3D to Harmony to Anime and to Tech over the last couple of years. We are now focusing on creating home-grown IPs after the success of our Bollywood IPs. Globally, we will also focus on Production Services and co-productions for both linear and digital platforms. The vision is to bring a world of fantasy and excitement for our consumers through unique storytelling'blended' with cutting-edge technology and creativity,” Tejonidhi Bhandare, the CEO, of Reliance Animation, said.
Vikram Veturi, Creative Head, of Reliance Animation, added, "With our lovable characters and entertaining stories filled with fun, our aim is to capture the hearts of young audiences all over the country. It has been an incredible experience producing and creating shows that are adored and cherished by our young viewers. We continue to strive to craft inspiring and thrilling content that will leave a lasting impact in the future."