DQ Entertainment's Jungle Book series travels to Al Jazeera

MUMBAI: Hyderabad-based animation, gaming and entertainment company DQ Entertainment (DQE) has inked an exclusive broadcast deal with Al Jazeera Children‘s Channel (JCC) for broadcasting The Jungle Book series.
As per the agreement, JCC will screen the 52x11 minute episode animated series and the 60 minute TV feature across 22 Arabic countries for a five-year term.

The Arabic version of the Jungle Book will be broadcast for the first time in 3D CGI across Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Comoros, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen through Al Jazeera Children‘s Channel feeds on Arabsat, Nilesat, Hotbird and Eurobird. 
Said DQE Group chairman & CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, "The broadcast licensing agreement with Al Jazeera for our Jungle Book TV series is testament to the universal appeal of our Jungle Book adaptation. This relationship is of immense strategic value to DQE for other potential alliances."

Added JCC director of channels‘ programming Malika Alouane, "We are happy to obtain the Arabic rights for the Jungle Book animated series and adapt it to our audience. The story book is a classic and well in line with many stories told across the vast territories JCC covers; in some countries, it is introduced in schools as part of students‘ curriculum."

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