Shaka Laka Boom Boom

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Shaka Laka Boom Boom
"Poster of TV Show: Shaka Laka Boom Boom"
Opening theme"Shaka Laka Boom Boom" by KK
Country of originIndia
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes491
EditorManish Mistry
Running time24 minutes
Production companiesUTV Software Communications (2000–2004)
Rose Audio Visuals (2003)[1]
Original networkDD National (original series)
Star Plus (revival series)
Original releaseDD National 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. It was written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya.[4] Merchandise based on the series were also launched in markets.[5]


The first season revolves around the central character, Sanju, finding a magical pencil, which has the ability to bring things drawn with it to life.[6] The second season centres on an alien, Shaan, and his adventures with the magical pencil.[7] The third season is about Sanju and Shaan's adventures in a magic school called Jadoo High, and in the fourth season, Sanju travels to the year 2022 to protect his family.[8]



It first aired as 30 episodes series on DD National channel from 15 October 2000.[2] It was later taken up by Star Plus in 2001 and their version first premiered on 19 August 2002 with Kinshuk Vaidya as Sanju.[10] The series also re-aired on Star Utsav,[11] Disney Channel India, STAR One,[12] Disney XD, Hungama TV[13] and a Tamil dubbed version on Vijay TV.[14]


  1. ^ "Star Plus switching production on two UTV shows". 26 July 2003. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Relief for parents". 16 October 2000. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2017.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Star woos young ones with 'Shaka Laka Boom Boom'". 19 August 2002. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  4. ^ ""Indians laugh at institutions, or at stereotypes. A comedy writer should tap into that feature": Vijay Krishna Acharya". 19 September 2003. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  5. ^ "This magic pencil creates a lot of dhoom - Times of India". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "There is magic in the air". The Sunday Tribune. 11 August 2002
  7. ^ a b "UTV has big hopes on revamped 'Shakalaka Boom Boom'". Indian Television Dot Com. 24 November 2003.
  8. ^ "Star Plus's 'SLBB' makes a decade shift (2022)". Indian Television Dot Com. 16 September 2004.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "'Shakalaka Boom Boom' cast: Then & Now". The Times of India. 24 September 2015.
  10. ^ An Interview with Sameer Kulkarni. IndianTelevision. 15 November 2001
  11. ^ "Star Utsav spells magic this Children's Day". 8 November 2005. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  12. ^ "STAR - Programme Guide". 17 October 2008. Archived from the original on 17 October 2008.
  13. ^ "Hungama TV COO Zarina Mehta". 27 May 2006. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Vijay TV scripts a turnaround tale". Indian Television Dot Com. 30 April 2005.

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