The cult ’90s show Captain Vyom is all set to make a comeback in a renewed avatar. Original creator, Ketan Mehta, who helmed the sci-fi superhero series again within the day, confirms the information and says that it’s a “very exciting development”. “It is after 20 years that we are reinventing that concept. Captain Vyom was the first Indian sci-fi series and an entire generation of kids enjoyed it at that time. It was also India’s first encounter with space age. Now, with India getting into space, it is an incredible concept to be reinvented for the younger generation, ”says Mehta, who will not be spearheading the franchises however will be creatively concerned within the five-part movie, and five-part web series.
The series starring actor Milind Soman had a large fan following again within the day, and Mehta believes that it’s the finest time to convey it again. “We are perfectly placed to reimagine the mythological and supernatural elements of the show. So, a fresh Indian perspective to the space age should be exciting, ”he provides.
Since the ’90s, the visible results and animation trade in India has solely seen an upward progress. And Mehta says that it’s now time for the trade to take the large leap, and compete within the international markets. “Captain Vyom was the beginning of visual effects in India. It was the first such show and since then, the entire scenario has changed. India has emerged as a strong player in the animation game. The visual effects industry has really developed in the last 20 years. So, we are ready to create content for the global audiences. It is time that we took the big leap in the world of science fiction, ”indicators off Mehta.