Shaka Laka Boom Boom

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Shaka Laka Boom Boom
"Poster of TV Show: Shaka Laka Boom Boom"
Starring Cast
Opening theme "Shaka Laka Boom Boom"
Country of origin India
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 491
Running time approximately 24 minutes
Production company(s) UTV Software Communications (2000-2004)
Rose Audio Visuals (2003)[1]
Original network DD National (original series)
Star Plus (revival series)
Picture format 480i
Original release Doordarshan series:
15 October 2000 (2000-10-15)[2]
6 May 2001 (2001-05-06)

Star Plus series:
19 August 2002 (2002-08-19)[3] – 10 October 2004 (2004-10-10)

Shaka Laka Boom Boom is an Indian television series. The series first aired as 30 episodes limited series on DD National channel from 15 October 2000 with Vishal Solanki as Sanju.[2] The series was later taken up by Star Plus in 2001 and their version first premiered on 19 August 2002 with Kinshuk Vaidya as Lead.[4] The series also re-aired on Star Utsav,[5] Disney Channel India, Disney XD and Hungama TV[6] many times. It was written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya.[7]


The story revolves around the central character Sanju (Kinshuk Vaidya) finding a magical 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 magical pencil .[8]



  1. ^ "Star Plus switching production on two UTV shows". July 26, 2003. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Relief for parents". 16 October 2000. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Star woos young ones with 'Shaka Laka Boom Boom'". August 19, 2002. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ An Interview with Sameer Kulkarni. IndianTelevision. 15 November 2001
  5. ^ "Star Utsav spells magic this Children's Day". November 8, 2005. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Hungama TV COO Zarina Mehta". May 27, 2006. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  7. ^ ""Indians laugh at institutions, or at stereotypes. A comedy writer should tap into that feature": Vijay Krishna Acharya". September 18, 2003. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  8. ^ There is magic in the air. The Sunday Tribune. 11 August 2002

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