Green Gold Animations

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Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd
Private Company
IndustryMotion pictures
FoundersRajiv Chilaka
Headquarters,
Key people
Rajiv Chilaka
ProductsAnimated films
SubsidiariesGolden Robot Animation
Websitewww.greengold.tv

Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd, is a Hyderabad based Indian Animation company, with offices in India, Singapore, Philippines and USA. It is widely known for creating Chhota Bheem and Krishna film series. Green Gold Animation was founded by Rajiv Chilaka in January 2001, with a dream of building a company which would be the Disney of India. [1][2]

As of now, Green Gold Animation handles various branches of business such as Licensing & Merchandising,[3][4] Digital Business, Branded Stores,[5] Events[6] and Pictures.[7] Green Gold has produced several animated series, beginning with Bongo, Krishna, Krishna & Balram, Chhota Bheem, Vikram Betal, Chorr Police, Mighty Raju, Luv Kushh and Arjun: The Prince of Bali. Super Bheem, a 3D spin-off of Choota Bheem with superpowers has begun as a series of short films in 2017.[8]

Green Gold Animation has won numerous awards for its excellence in production and brand management, which includes four FICCI Awards,[9][10] a Business Excellency Award in 2014,[11] two Licensor of the year awards in 2012[12] and 2013,[13] and its founder and CEO, Rajiv Chilaka had won CII Emerging Entrepreneur Award in 2011.[14]

In 2016, Amazon Prime Video acquired the rights of digital streaming from Green Gold Animation.[15]

Subsidiary[edit]

Green Gold Animation launched Golden Robot Animation, an animation studio in Mumbai in July, 2017.[16][17]

Television series[edit]

Original Run Series Network Notes
2004-2006 Bongo DD National
2006-2007 Krishna Cartoon Network 4 part serialised film
2008-present Chhota Bheem Pogo
2008-2010 Krishna and Balram Cartoon Network
2009-2012 Chorr Police Disney XD India
2011-present Mighty Raju Pogo First spin-off of Chhota Bheem series
2012-2014 Luv Kushh Disney XD Series now in syndication on Discovery Kids India since 2015
2014-2016 Arjun - Prince of Bali Disney Channel India Spin off of 2013 film Chhota Bheem and the Throne of Bali
Second spin-off of Chhota Bheem series
Reruns also aired on Disney XD in 2017
2017-present Super Bheem Pogo Third spin-off of Chhota Bheem series
Kalari Kids[18] Amazon Prime Video
2018-present Kicko & Super Speedo Sony Yay [19]
Rudra: Boom Chik Chik Boom Nickelodeon India [20]
2019-present Mighty Little Bheem Netflix Fourth spin-off of Chhota Bheem series[21]

Theatrical films[edit]

Year Film Notes
2012 Chhota Bheem and the Curse of Damyaan First theatrical release of Chhota Bheem franchise
2013 Chhota Bheem and the Throne of Bali Second theatrical release of Chhota Bheem franchise
2014 Mighty Raju : Rio Calling First theatrical release of Mighty Raju franchise
2016 Chhota Bheem Himalayan Adventures Third theatrical release of Chhota Bheem franchise
2018 Hanuman vs Mahiravana [22]
2019 Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka Fourth theatrical release of Chhota Bheem franchise

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SmartCEO - Magazine - Cover Story - Chhota bheem's bigger goals".
  2. ^ indiainfoline.com. "What does it feel like being the top animation studio in India?".
  3. ^ "The Superhero of Merchandixing".
  4. ^ "Forbes India Magazine - Everybody Loves Chhota Bheem".
  5. ^ "Chhota Bheem Now at Mumbai Domestic Airport".
  6. ^ A.b, Sudhindr (March 18, 2016). "Chhota Bheem and his friends enthral children" – via The Hindu.
  7. ^ "Chhota Bheem Himalayan Adventure Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India".
  8. ^ "It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Super Bheem!- Business News".
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  11. ^ "Green Gold Animation Pvt. Ltd. Wins the Business Excellency Award 2014".
  12. ^ "Green gold wins the licensor of the year award - AnimationXpressAnimationXpress".
  13. ^ "Green Gold Wins Licensor of the Year Award - AnimationXpressAnimationXpress".
  14. ^ Green Gold CEO wins Business Excellency award, 2011, Business Wire India. December 1, 2014
  15. ^ "Amazon seals deal with Green Gold Animation for Prime members". The Hindu. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
  16. ^ Malvania, Urvi (July 27, 2017). "Makers of Chhota Bheem to open new animation studio in Mumbai". Business Standard India. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  17. ^ "More About Team GRA". Golden Robot Animation. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  18. ^ "Green Gold, Amazon Prime put Kerala martial art on the map". Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  19. ^ "Sony Yay banks on originals with a slew of fresh content". Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  20. ^ "Nickelodeon launches fifth local IP Rudra; targets 500 hrs of content by FY19". Indian Advertising Media & Marketing News – exchange4media. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
  21. ^ "Inpired from Chhota Bheem, Netflix to launch first animated series 'Mighty Little Bheem'". Retrieved October 16, 2017.
  22. ^ "'Hanuman Vs Mahiravana' review: No depth nor dimension". Retrieved July 6, 2018.