Chhota Bheem & Friends and Krishna come alive on Magzter

Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd (India) signs up with the New York based Magzter to have its comics for children and young adults distributed digitally, worldwide. The world’s largest and fastest growing global digital multi-platform newsstand and magazine store Magzter brings on-board another well-established, media and publication house from India, Green Gold Comics; further strengthening its digital presence in the country. The comics that will be available include Chhota Bheem and Krishna. Magzter will also be creating a stand-alone for Green Gold Comics for the newsstand.

Chhota Bheem is the story of the hero of the village, Dholakpur, a mythical land in India. Chhota Bheem is a brave, strong, intelligent and kind, 9 year old boy and his friends Chutki, Raju and Jaggu. The rival Kalia and his sidekicks, Dholu and Bholu continue to weave plots designed to defeat Bheem, but in vain. Read Where is Bheem?, Happy New Year, USP at Dholakpur, Tree House, Magical Hat, The Giraffe and more on Magzter. Each Chhota Bheem comic is priced at USD $0.99 for a single issue.

Krishna tells the story of the Lord himself in Vrindavan. Courageous, mischievous and lovable, he along with his friends Balram, Udho and Madho spread happiness in Vrindavan. Krishna’s mischievous and miraculous stories in Mathura are enthralling and truly exciting. Read more in Krishna – The Birth, Krishna in Vrindavan, Krishna- Makhan Chor and Krishna – The Death of Kansa. Each Krishna comic is priced at USD $0.99 for a single issue.

“With our Magzter association, Chhota Bheem will now reach all his fans across the globe We are very pleased to partner with Magzter to expand our online distribution of Chhota Bheem and Krishna digital comics and magazines. We are confident that Magzter with its 21 million subscribers will help us increase our audiences and our interactive footprint, globally. We continue to seek new methods to engage with global readers who are looking for digital content and the Magzter platform gives us that,” said Srinivas Chilakalapudi, Chief Strategy Officer, Green Gold Animation.

“Green Gold Animation has a host of titles that are immensely popular among almost all the audience segments in India. My children too are huge fans of the animated TV series of Chhota Bheem; a great way to bring Indian classics alive. The digital availability of the Chhota Bheem and Krishna series of comics is sure to delight children and parents around the world; powered by Magzter,” said Girish Ramdas, CEO, Magzter Inc.

“We are extremely proud to have with us Green Gold Animation, the only Indian company to diversify into multiple domains. Their Chhota Bheem and Krishna series of comics are such fun to read. Green Gold Animation is also a pioneer in exploring new revenue streams and Magzter is happy to have been chosen to distribute their content digitally across the globe,” said Vijay Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.

Green Gold has been a pioneer in creating wholesome entertainment for kids of all ages and is known for its hugely popular & path breaking original content. It is the first Indian company reaching out to global audience with original Indian animated content.
The popularity of the characters has transcended over the years and it helped the company to establish itself as a leading player in Licensing & Merchandising, Digital Business, Branded Stores, Events and so on. Started in 2001 by Mr. Rajiv Chilaka (Founder & CEO) Green Gold Animation is one of the first few entrants in the Indian animation industry with the unique knowledge of developing original IP Content. It created a niche for itself in the industry by producing Vikram Betal, Krishna series, Krishna Balram, Chorr Police and the hugely popular Chhota Bheem. They have 85 comic titles like Chota Bheem, Krishna, Mighty Raju and more.

The popularity of the characters has transcended over the years and it helped the company to establish itself as a leading player in Licensing & Merchandising, Digital Business and other key focus areas. With 9000 minutes of produced content (350 TV episodes & 50 TV movies) till date, Green Gold is a leading content provider to all the major kids TV channels across the world. Green Gold Animation clearly established itself as a leader in producing Original Indian Animated Content and it is also the only Indian company to diversify itself in to L&M, Digital Media, Theatrical movie production, Branded stores and so on. The future is definitely very bright and Green Gold hopes to maintain its lead as the producer of popular and original animated content, while it continues to take original Indian content to all the other countries across the world.

Magzter counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including Hearst (USA), Conde Nast (USA), Newsweek (USA), AMI (USA), Dennis Publishing (UK), Haymarket (UK), Media24 (South Africa), Edipresse Asia (HK), India Today Group (India), WorldWide Media (India), MAXIM Inc. (USA), Black Enterprise (USA), Singapore Press Holdings (Singapore), RBA (Spain), Grupo Expansion (MX), ePub Direct, Casemate Group, Ivy Press, Oxbow Books, AUK, Gill & McMillan, Westland, Arcturus Publishing Ltd, Osprey Group, Leadstart Publishing, Panoma Press and has been rapidly expanding its publisher base with magazines and books from more than 50 countries including USA, UK, Germany, Spain, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, etc., making Magzter truly the #1 choice for book readers and publishers the world over.

Magzter – Magazine & Book Store 3.2.1 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. The app is also available on Google Play, and Windows 8, the web, Amazon App Store and Kindle Fire and is expanding to more platforms soon. Magzter’s easy purchase and renewal systems ensure subscriptions are paid on time, eliminating the need for paper checks and postal mail issues. Users can buy their magazines on any of the above devices/platforms and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter.

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