Magic Magic 3D
|Magic Magic 3D|
Lobby card for the Hindi dub
|Directed by||Jose Punnoose|
|Produced by||Navodaya Appachan|
|Written by||Gokula Krishnan (Tamil dialogues)|
Vennelakanti (Telugu dialogues)
Shammi Thilakan (Malayalam dialogues)
Vani Arora (Hindi dialogues)
|Screenplay by||Raghunath Paleri|
T. K. Rajeev Kumar
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
|Cinematography||A. B. Kaul|
|Edited by||N. P. Sathish|
|Distributed by||Shringar films (Hindi version)|
|11 April 2003|
|Budget||₹14 crore (US$2.0 million)|
|Box office||₹237.4 million (US$3.3 million)|
Magic Magic 3D is a 2003 Indian Tamil language fantasy film in stereoscopic 3D directed by Jose Punnoose. The film stars Suraj Balajee, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Tirlok Malik and Pooja Kumar. It was dubbed in Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi, with the Hindi dub being titled as Chota Jadugar (Little Magician). It won the National Film Award for Best Special Effects.
Indrajeet lives with his grandfather, a magician Acharya in Mayapuri. The boy's mother died when he was an infant. Acharya teaches him magic, but never sent him to school for formal education. Indrajeet's father Krishna, who runs a successful Indian channel in the United States, arrives up to take his son for education. Indrajeet refuses to leave his grandfather, but is forcibly sent to New York City via carton.
Indrajeet awakens in New York City where he has been brought against his will. He meets his stepmother Deepti, but soon runs away and befriends three run-away orphans and a wonder dog who belongs to Mahesh and Lude, two petty thieves. Meanwhile, Acharya comes to New York City in search of his grandson. Indrajeet gets kidnapped by the thieves, but ultimately Acharya, along with the dog, saves his grandson using all his magic tricks.
- Suraj Balajee as Indrajeet
- S. P. Balasubrahmanyam as Acharya
- Tirlok Malik as Indrajeet's father Krishna
- Pooja Kumar as Indrajeet's stepmother Deepti
- Mohan Raman as Oor Thalaivar (Netaji in Hindi)
- Halwa Vasu as servant
- Mahendran as one of Indrajit's friends
- Julia Rusastky as Kiki
- Julian Carey as Tyrone
- Justin Melvin as Yogi
- Andrea Alton as Maid
- Al Dioro as Villain 1
- Owen Burke as Villain 2
- Barkley as Romeo the dog (Raja in Hindi)
The music was composed by Sharreth and Jagan.
- Tamil version
- "Kanne Chella" — SPB, K. S. Chithra
- "Vanavilil" — Sunidhi Chauhan
- "Yaar Indha Kuttichathan" — SPB, Sunidhi Chauhan
- "Chandramandalam" — Sunidhi Chauhan
- Hindi version
- "Taalido" — SPB, Chithra
- "Kaun Hai Yeh" — SPB, Sunidhi Chauhan
- "Indradhanush" — Sunidhi Chauhan
- "Zoobi Zoobi" - Sunidhi Chauhan
Sify stated that it "is technically tacky, made in a shoddy manner and lacks a basic story line that will not gel with today's children". However, IdleBrain said, "Don't forget to take kids along with you. They need to watch this movie more than you!!" The film won the National Film Award for Best Special Effects.
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