Disney Channel is all set to reintroduce the younger generation to the centuries old ancient Tamil literature - Thirukkural with the first ever animated TV series based on the celebrated text.
The series developed as animal fables by Accel Animation Studios, Chennai, is titled ‘Ek Tha Jungle’ and showcases couplets from Thirukkural - one of the most important and celebrated works in Tamil literature.
Each episode has a universal theme presented in the modern day 3D animated format.
Set for a premiere on Disney Channel on April 5, 2010 at 9.30 am (Monday to Thursday), every episode of ‘Ek Tha Jungle’ showcases a universal theme and strong life lessons. The stories are laced around strong ethics and family values with a moral that is applicable to the present and future generations.
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