Shaka Laka Boom Boom
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|Shaka Laka Boom Boom|
|Opening theme||"Shaka Laka Boom Boom"|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||491|
|Running time||24 minutes|
|Production companies||UTV Software Communications (2000–2004)|
Rose Audio Visuals (2003)
|Original network||DD National (original series)|
Star Plus (revival series)
|Original release||Doordarshan series:|
15 October 2000 –
6 May 2001
Star Plus series:
19 August 2002 –
10 October 2004
Shaka Laka Boom Boom is an Indian television series. It first aired as 30 episodes series on DD National channel from 15 October 2000. It was later taken up by Star Plus in 2001 and their version first premiered on 19 August 2002 with Kinshuk Vaidya as Sanju. The series also re-aired on Star Utsav, Disney Channel India, STAR One, Disney XD, Hungama TV and a Tamil dubbed version on Vijay TV. It was written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. Merchandise based on the series were also launched in markets.
The First Season revolves around the central character Sanju (Kinshuk Vaidya) finding a magical pencil, which has the ability to bring things drawn with it to live. The Second Season revolves around an Alien Shaan and his adventures with the magical pencil. The Third Season was about Sanju and Shaan's adventures in Magic School Jadoo High and in the Fourth season Sanju travels to the year 2022 to protect his family.
- Vishal Solanki as Sanju (2000-2001)
- Kinshuk Vaidya as Sanju (2002-2004)
- Rahul Joshi as Shaan/Neeraj's sidekick
- Kalyani Nerurkar as Zoya/Nito
- Hansika Motwani as Karuna/Shona
- Frank Anthony as Chandu
- Sainee Raj as Ritu
- Reema Vohra as Sanjana
- Adnan Jp as Jaggu
- Madhur Mittal as Tito
- Nikhil Yadav as Partho / Poisdon
- Mamik Singh / Rushad Rana as Adult Sanju / Sandros
- Tanvi Hegde as Fruity
- Sudha Chandran as Sanju's mother (2000-2001)
- Lata Sabharwal as Sanju's Mother
- Aditya Kapadia as Jhumru
- Sonia Singh as Trinetri (2009)
- Amrapali Gupta as Kitty (2003-2004)
- Pallavi Rao as Karuna Maami
- Vaishali Thakkar as Lalita
- Romit Raaj as Karan (2003)
- Jennifer Winget as Piya (2003)
- Chahatt Khanna as Simple (Ex) / Jay Rani
- Tanmay Jahagirdar as Sunny
- Ishita Sharma as Simple
- Ronak Kotecha as Silly Point
- Mehul as Short Leg
- KK Goswami as Crystal
- Shehzad Khan as Tiger
- Sachin Singh as Monu
- Jagesh Mukati as Mangu
- Kurush Deboo as Colonel K.K. aka K.K. Uncle
- Bharati Achrekar as School Principal
- Jarrar Choudhry as Inspector Abhinav
- Ankit Shah as Sanju's cousin Sumit
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- "Star Utsav spells magic this Children's Day". 8 November 2005. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
- "STAR - Programme Guide". 17 October 2008. Archived from the original on 17 October 2008.
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- "This magic pencil creates a lot of dhoom - Times of India". The Times of India.
- There is magic in the air. The Sunday Tribune. 11 August 2002
- "UTV has big hopes on revamped 'Shakalaka Boom Boom'". Indian Television Dot Com. 24 November 2003.
- "Star Plus's 'SLBB' makes a decade shift (2022)". Indian Television Dot Com. 16 September 2004.
- "'Shakalaka Boom Boom' cast: Then & Now". The Times of India. 24 September 2015.