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After docu series, Leander Paes gets a cartoon show on his life and tennis career

'Little Leander' will not just focus on Leander Paes' life story, interesting incidents, turning points but also use his childhood images for referencing and research work. Paes has been involved in the initial phase of the visual development of this animation series. 

PTI Reported by: PTI New Delhi Published on: April 07, 2022 17:28 IST
Tennis champ Leander Paes
Image Source : INSTAGRAM/LEANDERPAES

Leander Paes is a seven-time Olympian in Tennis

Highlights

  • Chota Bheem makers Green Gold Animation is creating animation show on Leander Paes
  • Paes has been involved in the initial phase of visual development of the show 'Little Leander'
  • The series will be made in 3D/2D animation format

Green Gold Animation, the studio behind the popular 'Chhota Bheem' cartoon series, has signed up with tennis star Leander Paes for an animation series on his life story, tentatively titled 'Little Leander'. This animated original will be based on Paes' life, his childhood experiences and others during his journey to become one of the greatest tennis stars, Green Gold Animation said in a release in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

The show will take inspiration from true events in his life and will be created with children and young teenagers in mind. The sports adventure will serve to bring out the passion, the sacrifices, the attitude and the heart required to accept wins and losses with grace as personified by the former tennis player throughout his life and career, it said.

Green Gold Animation is looking at creating the series in 3D/2D animation format.

The tennis star has visited the studio's state-of-the-art facility in Hyderabad for multiple narration sessions and has been involved in the initial phase of visual development, it said.

'Little Leander' will not just focus on Paes' life story, interesting incidents, turning points but also use his childhood images for referencing and research work.

The team will reach out to his family members, close friends and associates as well to put together the background material, the release added.