Keymon Ache

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Keymon Ache
Keymon Ache wallpaper.jpeg
A wallpaper created by Nickelodeon. From left to right: Mishra Sir, Sid, Rahul, Mini, Rohan, Keymon, Mom, and Dad
Genre Comedy
Voices of Brian D'costa
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
Editor(s)
  • Vinayak Raj
  • Venkat Reddy
  • Venugopal Reddy
  • Sarath Babu
Production company(s) DQ Entertainment International
Release
Original network Nickelodeon India

Keymon Ache is an Indian animated television series produced by DQ Entertainment International, which aired on Nickelodeon India and Nickelodeon Sonic. Keymon Ache was the first Indian non-mythological animated show that was produced completely locally.[1][2]

The show is about the life of an ordinary boy who has a magical school bag named Keymon.[3][4]

In Pakistan, the series aired on Nickelodeon Pakistan.

Synopsis[edit]

Rohan Tendylkar, 9-years old[5] boy, gets a school bag from Japan as a gift from his dad. The school bag is a magical creature that can talk to and enchant other toys and make them do what he wants. This changes Rohan's life forever.

Characters[edit]

  • Rohan Tendulkar: Rohan is an ordinary 9-years old school boy.
  • Keymon Ache: Keymon is the title character of the show. He was a magical creature in the form of a school bag. He's from Toyland, the place where all the toys come from. He can speak Toylish, the language of all the toys from Toyland.
  • Mom/Mataji: Rohan calls her mom Mataji. Mom gets very angry at Rohan for different things but she really loves Rohan.
  • Rahul: Rahul is Rohan's school friend. He is wears glasses and is physically weak.
  • Mini: Mini is Rahul and Rohan's friend. Rahul and Rohan have a crush on her.
  • Sid: Sid is the school bully and always bullies and beats Rahul. He's big and strong.
  • Cartoon: Cartoon is Rohan's toycar. Keymon made him alive with his magic. He signals Rohan and Keymon if their parents are near them.
  • Khel Singh: Khel Singh is Rohan's PSP console. Keymon made him alive with his magic. It's isn't a real PSP console, but a knockoff of the original console. The showkeeper cheated Rohan's dad and sold him a knock-off. Khel Singh speaks in stereotypical Bihari accent.
  • Ballji Bopta: Ballji is a football. Keymon made him alive to win a football game. He speaks in stereotypical Nepali accent.
  • DJ Danger: DJ Danger is Rohan's DJ console that Keymon made alive using his magic. He plays music.
  • Mishra Sir: Mishra Sir is Rohan's school teacher.

Film[edit]

A Film Keymon & Nani In Space Adventure based on the series was released in theatres on 9 November 2012.[6] The character of Nani in this film was played by animated version of Usha Uthup.[7][8]

Home video[edit]

Nickelodeon released a DVD containing six 11 minute episodes of Dance Dance, featuring Keymon doing dance sequences. Each episode has a theme that teaches children the importance of values such as cleanliness or friendship.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amidi, Amid (5 February 2011). ""Keymon Ache", A Kids-in-School Show Debuts in India". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "KEYMON ACHE". Times of India. Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  3. ^ Bhushan, Nyay (8 May 2018). "Nick India, DQE partner for 'Keymon Ache'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Come on, Keymon". The Hindu. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "Nickelodeon launches DVD of season 1 of Keymon Ache". IndianTelevision. Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Nick's Keymon Ache to make its theatrical debut on 9 November". 6 November 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "Keymon & Nani In Space Adventure". Times of India. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "KEYMON & NANI IN SPACE ADVENTURE trailer: Usha Uthup in animated avatar". Bollywood Life. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2018.