DQ Entertainment to get Ray's 'Feluda' on TV

MUMBAI: Hyderabad-based animation and gaming art company DQ Entertainment has announced the production of an animated tele-movie and animated TV series, based on Feluda.
Feluda is a series of detective novels and short stories written by the famous Indian film director and writer Satyajit Ray.

Developed and produced by DQE, ‘The Kathmandu Caper‘ will be the first animated tele-movie in the Feluda series to be adapted and written for animation in London by the children‘s writer, Charles Hodges.

The story revolves around a client with an evil lookalike, a kidnap in the neighbourhood and a gang that is involved in illegal activities. The kidnap of a stranger in the neighbourhood leads Feluda with his 14-year-old smart cousin Topshe, Jatayu his funny but smart friend and Bones, their wily dog, to Kathmandu amidst the beautiful scenic Himalayan ranges, and then straight into the den of Maganlal Meghraj, their old formidable adversary. 
Says DQE Group chairman & CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, "Our objective is to introduce this genre of animated TV series to the new generation of discerning young TV viewers - first to the tweens in this region and then worldwide.

We have confirmed acquisition for Indian broadcasting in several languages from a leading global broadcaster and this has been a huge affirmation that these stories will be received well by audiences. We are so grateful to Shri Sandeep Ray, Director, son of late Satyajit Ray, for allowing us to take these phenomenal detective stories to animation for audiences across the world," Chakravarti adds.

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