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green gold animation: “Chhota Bheem” creator, Green Gold Animation, will present a new cartoon show about Leander Paes titled “Little Leander”

HYDERABAD: Green Gold Animation, the studio behind popular cartoon series ‘Chhota Bheem’, has signed tennis star Leander Paes for an animated series about his life story, tentatively titled ‘ Little Leander”. This animated original will be based on Paes’ life, childhood experiences and others during his journey to becoming one of tennis’ biggest stars, Green Gold Animation said in a statement here Wednesday.

The show will be inspired by real life events and will be created with children and young teens in mind. The sporting adventure will serve to bring out the passion, the sacrifices, the attitude and the heart needed to accept victories and defeats with grace, as embodied by the former tennis player throughout his life and his career, he said.

Green Gold Animation plans to create the series in 3D/2D animation format.

The tennis star visited the studio’s state-of-the-art facilities in Hyderabad for several storytelling sessions and was involved in the initial phase of visual development, he said.

“Little Leander” will not only focus on Paes’ life story, interesting incidents, turning points, but also use his childhood images for reference and research work.

The team will also contact his family members, close friends and associates to gather basic documents, the statement added. PTI SJR HDA HDA