New Delhi: With the summer holidays coming up, Discovery Kids has kick-started the excitement with the launch of brand new series – SHEIKH CHILLI & FRIENDZ and ANGRY BIRDS series amongst other brand new shows.
After a positiveresponse to its local content offering including KISNA, BILLOO BHAIand LITTLE KRISHNA, the channel is committed to bring refreshingly new, clutter-breaking and heart-warming entertainment to millions of its fans across India.Kids can look forward to a summer vacation full of laughter and fun with new series and movies on Discovery Kids.
SHEIKH CHILLI & FRIENDZwill premiere on 2nd April 2017 and air every afternoon at 1 PM; ANGRY BIRDS will premiere on 6th May 2017 and air every afternoon at12 PM, only on Discovery Kids.
SHEIKH CHILLI & FRIENDZ revolves around the adventures of an innocent boy Sheikh Chilli and his friends of Jhunjhun Nagar. Sheikh Chilli is a day-dreaming simpleton who lives with his mother. He has his heart in the right place, but his plans and actions are a source of humour as well as trouble for his friends. He is joined in his adventures by Malika, his smart neighbor and classmate, Bulbul his talking friend-turned-brother donkey, the pocket-sized dwarf Khatkoo and the enchanting Noorie Djinn who has come from another planet to fulfilling Sheikh Chilli’s incredible wishes.
Creating trouble for Sheikh Chilli & Friendz is the evil witch Buri, who is after the magical necklace worn by Noorie Djinn so that she can become all-powerful. The friends encounter various other characters through the course of the series which results in hilarious situations and many laughs.
The franchise was introduced to children on television through a movie, aired in 2016 on Discovery Kids. The series has been conceptualised and created based on characters of Lotpot magazine in partnership with iRealities. Lotpot magazine has been popular with young readers since 1968 and has created many other iconic kids characters.