Thursday, December 22, 2016

Nickelodeon India Spreads Festive Cheers With Expansive Lineup Of Shows, Activities And Engagements

Nickelodeon India, India's leading kid's entertainment franchise, is all set usher in Christmas Cheer and celebrations with an expansive and immersive lineup up of high-decibel shows, activities and engagements! The franchise that has been every child’s preferred entertainment destination has ensured that kids ring in the new-year amidst celebrations galore.

Speaking about the scale and width of engagement being planning by the franchise in the run up to Christmas and New Year, Nina Elavia Jaipuria, Business Head – Kids Entertainment at Viacom18 said “Christmas cheer and holidays are back making it a special time for kids to immerse into our fascinating world of toons. Nickelodeon has planned plethora of fun and engaging activities, initiatives and shows that will keep them entertained this festive season. Here’s wishing all our partners and viewers Merry Christmas and a very happy and prosperous New Year.”

Some of the engaging and thrilling initiatives being brought alive by Nickelodeon this holidays include:

Dora & Friends kick start celebrations on Nick HD+: Setting a great prelude to the festive season has been Dora introducing her friends on Nick HD+ with Dora and Friends. The show, which debuted on Nick HD+ on Monday 12th of December 2016, has all little kids exploring the new world of Dora.

All new episodes of Pakdam Pakdai on SONIC: All-new episodes of Pakdam Pakdai begun on Monday 19th December 2016, and has made SONIC the ultimate action and comedy destination for kids.

Motu Patlu – The Invisible Plane – 25th December @ 11.30am: Kick starting the festivities and ushering in the winter chill into your homes will be the awesome duo Motu Patlu in their Icelandic escapade Motu Patlu – The Invisible Plane. In the 12th made-for-television movie, a world famous invisible plane has been hijacked from Furfurinagar’s air show and it’s nowhere to be found. Motu Patlu and their gang set out to an Icelandic region in search of the missing plane. The exciting new expedition with the awesome twosome is set to premiere this Christmas on Sunday 25th December 2016 at 11.30am, only on Nickelodeon.

Santa to make a pit stop on Nickelodeon

Sonic dekho baar baar gifts jeeto lagataar: Kids can now spot the gift to win by tuning in to SONIC, every day from Monday 19th December 2016 to Thursday 19th January 2017 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Nickelodeon lift your gift: It’s time for kids to lift their gift from Nickelodeon! Tune into Nickelodeon every day from 19th Dec from 6.30pm to 8.30pm and vote for the gifts you want. The lift your gift will require kids to wish for the gift that they see amongst the many options flashed on screen and Motu Patlu will make this wish come true!

Nickelodeon Sunday Brunch – Every Sunday starting 25th December at Courtyard Marriott Mumbai: This winter, get ready for some fun family time with the grand Nickelodeon-themed brunch starting this 25th Dec and every Sunday thereafter for the next 3 months. Children can experience the world of Nicktoons with food like Motu Patlu Samosas to Dora’s favorite Spanish spread and much more at the exclusive brunch at Courtyard Marriott.

Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2016 – Sunday, 1st January, 2017 at 6 PM only on Nickelodeon: Bringing in the new-year will be the high octane event Dabur Red Paste presents Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards Co-powered by Lifebuoy and Choki Choki. The only award show that empowers kids to vote for their favorite icons saw spectacular performances by Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, leaving the audiences awestruck. It was a visual treat for kids to see their favorite toons Dora, Motu Patlu and Shiva groove with celebs on the stage to their favorite tracks. Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Tiger Shroff, Leander Peas and the Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan where were seen walking the Orange Carpet for this unique award show that was hosted by Manish Paul, Rithvik Dhanjani. Bollywood’s diva Alia and heartthrob Varun were slimed green by kids as a mark of honor at the Kids’ Choice Awards. King Khan also could not escape the Green Slime Mania and was seen enjoying the moment with kids. The awards is set to premiere on Sunday, 1st January, 2017 at 6 PM only on Nick and will see wide spread promotions.

This apart the Nicktoons will entertain kids at multiple events like the Kidogos Kids Festival at High street Phoenix, Mumbai on 23rd, 24th & 25th Dec and The Jack and Jill activity on 24th & 25th Dec at Le Meridien in Delhi. From the tele-movie to the Kids Choice Awards to the Sunday Brunch, Nickelodeon has something for everyone ensuring that the entire family can have a time of their lives this Christmas & New Year.

Sources:, AnimationXpress,
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