Sunday, Sep 19, 2021
Outlook.com

The Tube Gets To Tenali

A little late in the day, but desi Birbals are coming into their own in a world of Mickeys and Popeyes

The Tube Gets To Tenali
The Tube Gets To Tenali
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53
Remember the occasional Katha or Padosan where the film opened with cartoons and credits sharing screen space? The use of animation in Hindi films has usually been limited to that, the odd comedy flick where vague cartoon characters prance about on screen, introducing credits accompanied by some comical-sounding music in the background—thereby setting the tone for things to come.

One of this year's biggest hits, Yash Raj films' Hum Tum, is trying to change all that. Its cartoon characters Hum and Tum are woven into the storyline, quite like songs, appearing in between scenes in an attempt to take the story forward. In fact, very soon Hum and Tum will be leaving stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee way behind, moving on with their own cartoon series. Film director Kunal Kohli asks enthusiastically: "If The Mask could inspire an animation show, why not Hum Tum?"

The pencils that sketched the toons for Kohli's film belong to a bunch of animators from Tata...
Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Read More from Outlook

In CLP Meet, Punjab Congress MLAs Authorise Sonia Gandhi To Name The New CM; Decision Likely Tonight

In CLP Meet, Punjab Congress MLAs Authorise Sonia Gandhi To Name The New CM; Decision Likely Tonight

AICC general secretary and in-charge of Punjab Harish Rawat and two party observers from Delhi-- Harish Chaudhary and Ajay Maken –also participated in the CLP meeting in Chandigarh today.

Inside Kerala’s Pazhur Village – Where Nipah Broke Out And Was Contained

Inside Kerala’s Pazhur Village – Where Nipah Broke Out And Was Contained

A discipline earned while tackling Covid-19 may have saved Kerala from a wide outbreak of Nipah. Despite thin resources, the state health machinery kicked in to put checks in place.

Return Of Campus Life As Colleges Reopen After Long Pandemic Shutdown

Return Of Campus Life As Colleges Reopen After Long Pandemic Shutdown

After befriending gadgets for attending online classes students finally are back to real books and real conversations. Read more education stories in our latest issue.

‘Sidhu Colluded With Pakistan, High Command Humiliated Me’: Amarinder Singh After Resigning As Punjab CM

‘Sidhu Colluded With Pakistan, High Command Humiliated Me’: Amarinder Singh After Resigning As Punjab CM

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said that he will not leave active politics after his resignation, but will decide his new platform after discussing with his supporters.

Advertisement