India’s 3D animation venture Gokulathil Kannan will be released worldwide today.
The release of Gokulathil Kannan (Krishna aur Kans in Hindi, Chinni Krishna in Telugu and Hey Krishna in English) on August 3 will mark the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Indian animation.
According to sources, the makers say that the film will not only be India’s first stereoscopic animated feature, it will also have the distinction of being released with the highest number of prints worldwide. The film’s 2D version too will hit the screens the same day.
The animation film will focus on the adventures of Krishna, and in particular, his battle with Kamsa. A number of top actors including Om Puri, Juhi Chawla, Manoj Bajpai and Anupam Kher have lent their voices for the Hindi version of the film.
Music for the film, directed by Vikram Veturi, has been scored by Shantanu Moitra, who composed for Lage Raho Munna Bhai, 3 Idiots and Parineeta.