Leading Indian production house Inspire Films has collaborated with Lotpot Comics to produce live-action series of popular characters like Motu Patlu, Sheikh Chilli, Sampat Champat, Kaka Shree and Natkhat Neetu for television as well as OTT.
After the successful launch of web series Dear Ishq on Hotstar, Tu Zakhm Hai Season 2 on MX Player and television shows Tere Ishq Main Ghayal on Colors and Baazi Ishq Ki on Dangal, Inspire Films will venture in to light hearted family comedy genre with the successful comics franchises of Lotpot.
Speaking about the association, Yash Patnaik, the founder and managing director of Inspire Films said,
“Lotpot Comics is one of the most popular comics brands of India. Since 1969 Lotpot has been entertaining generations of Indians with their popular characters like Motu Patlu, Sheikh Chilli, Sampat Chapmat, Kaka Shree and Natkhat Neetu. As an animated series Motu Patlu has been ruling the charts for the last 11 years. We are excited to partner with Mr PK Bajaj , editor and Mr Aman Bajaj , publisher of Lotpot Comics to bring these lovable characters in live action for television and OTT. I am sure the audience which have grown up reading Lotpot comics and watching them as animation series will continue their relation with the characters in live action form.”
Mr. PK Bajaj of Lotpot Comics says,
“Inspire films is a leading name in content creations in India. They have been creating and producing popular content across television and OTT for two decades. I am glad we are collaborating with a production house of their stature and experience to produce Lotpot characters in live action. We are looking forward to seeing our Motu, Patlu and other popular characters come alive in flesh and blood and reach millions. Motu Patlu has been number 1 kids 3D animation show in India and After comics and animation we are all set to take the characters to live action which is the first in India for any comics characters. We are extremely happy to collaborate with master storytellers like Mr Yash Patnaik and Ms Mamta Patnaik of Inspire Films to produce Lotpot characters in live action.”
Lotpot is a bilingual comic magazine published by Mayapuri Group. Created by late sh. A.P Bajaj.. Lotpot was first published in 1969, issue came out in the same year and has been published without a break since then. Popular characters of Lotpot Comics “Motu Patlu” have a 3D animated show successfully running since the last 11 years on Nickelodeon India TV Channel and still continues entertaining kids with its rib tickling content. Motu Patlu are the only Indian Kids Character whose wax statues are placed at Madame Tussauds, India. Lotpot has been entertaining the readers and audiences since more than 5 decades (55 years) and still running high.
Inspire Films is a subsidiary of Beyond Dreams Entertainment. Founded in 2007, the company has produced over 10,000 hours of cutting edge content (45 originals) for leading Indian OTT platforms and broadcasters like Hotstar, MX Player, Voot Select, Sony LIV, Star Plus, Colors, Sony Entertainment Television, Zee TV, Channel V, Dangal, Pogo, Disney, Star Pravah, Sun TV, Surya TV and others. Some of the popular series created and produced by the company are – Dear Ishq, Tere Ishq Main Ghaayal, Tu Zakhm Hai, Ishq Ki Bazzi, Rakshabandhan, Ek Veer Ki Ardaas Veera, Sadda Haq (Season 1 & 2), Kuchh Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (Season 1, 2 & 3), Ishq Main Marjawan (Season 1& 2), Jana Na Dil Se Door, Twistwala Love, Secret Diaries, Teri Meri Love Stories, Rakshabandhan, Naagarjun Ek Yoddha, Main Na Bhulungi, Million Dollar Girl, Rang Badalti Odhani (Season 1 & 2), Cambala Investigation Agency (CIA), Black Coffee (web series), Chocolate (Tamil), Chocolate (Malayalam) and Vachana Dile Tu Mala (Marathi).