Shaka Laka Boom Boom
|Shaka Laka Boom Boom|
|Opening theme||"Shaka Laka Boom Boom"|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||492|
|Running time||approximately 24 minutes|
|Original channel||DD National
|Picture format||480i (SDTV),|
|Original run||August 19,2000 – October 10,2004|
Shaka Laka Boom Boom is a Television series that firstly aired on DD National channel. After Sometimes The show taken up by STAR Plus. The story revolves around a magic pencil. Due to its popularity among children, the series was also shown on STAR Utsav channel. Currently, the series is being re-telecast on STAR Plus abroad.
Shaka Laka Boom Boom first aired on Doordarshan's National Network in October 2000. The serial was created in-house by UTV, produced by Zarina Mehta, with Shifa Maitra as executive producer and directed by Sameer Kulkarni (who also directed `Family No. 1' and `Yeh Hain Mere Apne').
The character of Sanju was played by actor Vishal Solanki. Other actors were Ajay Nagrath (who also worked with Vishal in 'Family No. 1' and 'Hukum Mere Aaka'), and Tanvi Bhatia. The serial was taken off air in June 2001, because the producer found the national broadcaster's policies unviable. This show was shortlisted in the children's programme category for the Asian Television Awards in 2001. This show was then taken up by STAR Plus in 2001, where the concept did not change, but the actors did. Sanju was then played by actor Kinshuk Vaidya. 
The story revolves around the central character Sanju(Kinshuk Vaidya) finding a magic pencil, which has the ability to bring things drawn with it to life. The show, spread over four seasons, deals with the consequences of the abilities of the magic pencil.
Shaka Laka Boom Boom- Sanju and his Magic Pencil (Season 1)
Sanju finds a magic pencil, which creates anything that is drawn(by it). If the drawing is erased then the object vanishes as well (as was seen when Sanju draws a snake(to see the pencil's powers) and erases the drawing resulting in the snake vanishing). He uses this power to help his fellow people who are in trouble. He with his 6 friends- Chandu, Ritu, Karuna, Jaggu, Tito and Partho take the world on a ride. The Magic Pencil has an ability of making non-living things as well as living things existent. Sanju creates a boy named Jumroo using the Pencil. Knowing the powers of the Magic Pencil, Tiger, Sweety, Kalicharan, Changu and Mangu want to take Sanju's pencil to use it for wrong deeds. Sanju stops them in every attempt.
Shaka Laka Boom Boom- Shaan (Season 2)
This is entirely new story about an alien named Shaan who lands on the planet Earth with his uncle. On the way, they lost the fireman (the same Majic Pencil which Sanju has) and the spaceship which they come to Earth. Shaan misses out from his uncle and finds his Magic Pencil with Karuna and her four siblings who are tortured by their aunt. Actually, Shaan was sent to Earth by his supporters after Saithan capture Shaan's parents and the planet. Saithan knows that Shaan is on planet Earth and sends his men to kill him. Shaan goes through the magical mirror and enters Jadoo High, a magical school.
Shaka Laka Boom Boom-Jadoo High (Season 3)
This was recurring from the previous season. It marked the re-arrival of Kinshuk Vaidya, Sanju from season one, though he had been replaced earlier. A part of this season was Zoya, a co-student. Together the three of them had to complete a journey finding doors to the next task. Though earlier enemies, they eventually become friends. The assembling of the actors was excellent. This season was a rip-off of Harry Potter. In the end, Shaan returns to his planet and gives the pencil to Sanju. Jadu High Episodes starts from episode number 393 on YouTube channel "STAR CLASSICS'
Shaka Laka Boom Boom/SLB 2024 (Season 4)
After killing Saithan, Sanju wants to return home through a magical mat, which is struck in the Time Storm and lands in the future world. There he learns that his parents were killed by two gangsters for the magic pencil; he becomes a robber named Sandross in future. Seeing Sanju, Sandross realizes that he was meant to be a better person than he is now and hence improves. He and Sanju finds a time machine. They go to the past and save their parents.
- Kinshuk Vaidya as Sanju (Season 1, Jadoo High and Season 4)
- Hansika Motwani as Karuna/Shoona (Seasons 1 and 2)
- Sainee Raj as Ritu (Season 1)
- Reema Worah as Sanjana (Season 1)
- Adnan Jp as Jaggu (Season 1)
- Madhur Mittal as Tito (Season 1)
- Nikhil Yadav as Partho/Poison (Season 1 and 3)
- Mamik/Rushad Rana as Adult Sanju/Sandros (Season 4)
- Tanvi Hegde as fruity(sanju's computer friend) ep 14-18
- Lata Sabharwal as Sanju's mother (Season 1)
Friends and Allies
- Syed Sameer & Aditya Kapadia (1st/2nd half) as Jhumru (Season 1)
- Romit Raaj as Karan (Season 1)
- Jennifer Winget as Piya (Season 1)
- Chahat Khanna as Simple (ex) / Jay Rani in a Special Appearance (Season 1)
- Ishita Sharma as Simple
- Jarrar Choudhry as Vijay (Season 2)
- Bharati Achrekar as School Principal