Cartoon Network to premiere Shrek


MUMBAI: This month Cartoon Network will premiere the Academy award winning animated movie – Shrek.

Based on the exciting escapades of Shrek, the green ogre is on a mission to rescue Princess Fiona, his home and other fairytale creatures from Lord Farquaad, the ruler of Duloc. To ensure that the film resonates with kids across India, VJ Cyrus Broacha has been roped in as the voice of the one of the key protagonists – Donkey – in the Hindi version of Shrek.

Slated to air in the movie block of the network, Cartoon Network Theatre on 17 June at 12 Noon, Shrek will be shown in four languages English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, exclusively on Cartoon Network.

Turner International India, Pvt. Ltd. vice president for advertising sales and networks across India and South Asia Monica Tata said, ”The adaptation of Shrek in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu is yet another milestone effort to reach out to as wide an audience as possible. We are especially delighted to have Cyrus on board as the voice of one of the key characters – Donkey in the Hindi version. Cyrus, with his spontaneous witty delivery and quirky humour, has particularly been a great fit. I am sure kids across the country will enjoy this fantastic movie as part of Cartoon Network’s summer bonanza.”

The month of June will also witness other exciting movie premieres on Cartoon Network such as – The Powerpuff Girls: The Movie; The Land before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration; and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secret Origins.