Premieres on Disney Channel on the 28th of November, Monday at 3: 30 p.m
Mumbai, 28th November, 2016: A special screening of the much-awaited superhero animated series - “Astra Force” with legendary icon, Amitabh Bachchan was hosted today at Sunny Super Studio, Juhu which was attended by celebrity artists like Faisal Khan, Sadhil Kapoor, Arush Rana & Ashnoor Kaur. The kids were thrilled to watch Mr.Bachchan’s new avatar and expressed their immense excitement at the premier. A shout out to all superhero lovers as a must watch series.
A funny and fast-paced, action-adventure series, filled with laughs and thrills, “Astra Force” tells the story of a mythical hero from a distant world, who was stranded on Earth millions of years ago, after an epic space battle. When 8-year old brother and sister twins accidentally awaken the mythical superhero from his long hibernation, they must teach him about the modern world and join Astra to save the universe from a new wave of giant monsters and intergalactic threats. Together they will fight for Truth, for Justice and for Ice cream!
Astra Force features the voice of Mr. Bachchan as the powerful new superhero, "Astra" in his first animated kids television series. The 52 part, series will be aired every week from Monday to Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
The new Indian superhero was created by Mr. Bachchan and Sharad Devarajan, Co-Founder and CEO of Graphic India who are producing the series in partnership with Disney Channel.
ABOUT GRAPHIC INDIA
GRAPHIC INDIA is a character entertainment company focused on creating leading characters, comics and stories through mobile and digital platforms. Led by media entrepreneur Sharad Devarajan, Graphic India is owned by U.S. comic book Company, Liquid Comics, Start Media LLC and CA Media LP, the Asian investment arm of The Chernin Group, LLC (TCG). The company’s partners and investors bring together decades of experience in building businesses in character entertainment, media and India.
Graphic believes that India is home to some of the most creative talent in the world, with more than 500 million people under the age of 25 and more than 850 million mobile phone users in the country. The Company’s mission is to create enduring stories and heroes that foster the imaginations and fuel the inspirations of a new globalized generation of youth in both India and around the world. www.GraphicIndia.com
ABOUT DISNEY CHANNEL INDIA
Disney Channel is a 24-hour children’s television network that taps into the entertainment needs of 4-14 year olds with storytelling in a manner that is relevant to them and brings to them characters that they can relate with. The channel, today, has an ideal mix of international shows presented with a local flavor along with a range of homegrown animation series such as Arjun: Prince of Bali, Gaju Bhai, V4Viraat and more. For more information, log on to www.disney.in