Shiny this, flashy that
and the latest fad
He had it all
Yet, he was sad
Then they met
They played and bickered
Stole mangoes and flew kites
They got into trouble
Prince Akbar met
Finally, he was glad.
Akbar (1560 - 1605) was one of the most prominent and respected emperors of India.
But the legend is of Birbal, his minister and friend - gifted with exceptional wisdom and wit, generations of Indians have grown up on the stories of Birbal making him an icon of creative thinking in India.
But ‘what if’ Akbar and Birbal met when they were children?
The Adventures of Chhota Birbal is a historical fantasy series and is India’s first animation series created using a licensing model. Launched on Cartoon Network in 2002, It sparked a chhota revolution - see case study below.
Series 2 of Chhota Birbal (Little Birbal) is coming soon.