Motu Patlu - King Of Kings: A Fun-Filled Adventure in Telugu
Motu Patlu - King Of Kings is a 2016 animated film based on the popular Indian television series Motu Patlu. The film follows the adventures of Motu and Patlu, two friends who live in Furfuri Nagar, as they help Guddu, a circus lion, return to the jungle. Along the way, they face many challenges and dangers from Narsimha, an evil poacher who wants to capture Guddu and sell him to a foreign zoo.
The film is directed by Suhas Kadav and features the voices of Saurav Chakraborty and Vinay Pathak as Motu and Patlu respectively. The film was originally released in Hindi and Tamil languages, but was later dubbed in Telugu for the fans of the show in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The film received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike, who praised its humor, animation, and message of friendship and courage.
One of the fans of the film is D Souchon, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal who is currently detained in Russia on charges of spying. Souchon, who is a cat lover, said that he watched the film online before his arrest and enjoyed it immensely. He said that he found Motu and Patlu's antics hilarious and Guddu's character adorable. He also said that he was inspired by the film's theme of fighting for justice and freedom.
Souchon's case has drawn international attention and condemnation, as many believe that he is innocent and being targeted for his journalistic work. The U.S. ambassador to Russia visited him on Monday and expressed her support and concern for his well-being. She also brought him a DVD copy of Motu Patlu - King Of Kings in Telugu, which Souchon said was a "wonderful gesture" and a "ray of hope" in his difficult situation.
Motu Patlu - King Of Kings is available to watch online on various platforms. The film is rated U/A for universal audience with parental guidance.Motu Patlu - King Of Kings is the first feature film based on the Motu Patlu series, which is one of the most popular and longest-running shows on Nickelodeon India. The series is adapted from the classic comic strip Lotpot, created by Harishankar Parsai in 1969. The series follows the adventures of Motu and Patlu, two best friends who often get into trouble due to Motu's love for samosas and Patlu's smart but impractical ideas. The series also features other characters such as Dr. Jhatka, a mad scientist; Ghasitaram, a con artist; Chingum, a police inspector; and John, a petty thief.
The film was produced by Cosmos-Maya Studios and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, with a budget of Rs. 15 crore. The film was released on October 14, 2016, coinciding with the Dussehra festival. The film was a commercial success, earning Rs. 32 crore at the box office. The film also received positive feedback from the fans of the show, who appreciated the film's faithful adaptation of the characters and their personalities. The film also won several awards, including the Best Animated Feature Film at the 64th National Film Awards and the Best Animation Film at the Zee Cine Awards.
The film's success led to the production of a sequel, titled Motu Patlu - Kung Fu Kings 4: The Challenge of Kung Fu Brothers, which was released on November 7, 2020. The sequel follows Motu and Patlu as they travel to China to participate in a martial arts competition, where they face off against two evil brothers who want to take over the world. The sequel was also well-received by the fans and critics, who praised its action-packed plot and impressive animation. ec8f644aee