These animated films and series will surely take you and absorb you in their world of fantasy
Animation shows and films have captivated audiences worldwide with their stunning visuals and immersive storytelling. In recent years, the advancement of technology and the use of VFX have taken animated content to new heights, pushing the boundaries of creativity, and bringing fantastical worlds to life. These animated flicks demonstrate VFX brilliantly, combining artistry, imagination, and expertise in technology. From breathtaking action sequences to mesmerizing landscapes, these shows and films transport viewers into extraordinary realms where the lines between reality and animation are blurred.
Let’s have a look at 5 such shows and films which depict VFX par excellence:
Fireflies: Parth Aur Jugnu (ZEE5)
‘Fireflies – Parth aur Jugnu’ centres around Parth (played by Meet Mukhi), a down-and-out fourteen-year-old kid who meets Jugnu (played by Aekam Binjwe), a mystical kid from the haunted forest of Bheem Mukteshwar and together they embark on a journey full of action-packed adventure, self-discovery, and bedtime stories. Shot in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, this coming-of-age series unravels emotions like teenage friendship, exploration, mythology, and life lessons of good vs evil. With a mix of VFX, animation, magic and a great story line, the series can be streamed on ZEE5.
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (ZEE5)
This adventure-comedy film revolves around ‘Puss In Boots’, who discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll and he has burned through eight of his nine lives. So, he sets off on an epic journey to restore his lost lives by finding the mythical Last Wish. With Antonio Banderas’s voiceover as the fiercest feline in the Shrek universe, one can experience one hell of an adventure on ZEE5.
Tooth Pari (Netflix)
The series follows the story of a rebellious vampire, who falls in love with a shy, faint-hearted, yet lousy dentist, by breaking the rules of her own clan. Set in the city of joy, Kolkata, the series promises a 'love bite' for all the lovers of romantic comedies. The series packs a punch with a lot of supernatural elements mixed with VFX which will keep you engrossed and hooked. The series can be streamed on Netflix.
Bombay Rose (Netflix)
The film, directed by Gitanjali Rao, tackles love, loss, and dreams in Mumbai. Kamala, a young Mumbai flower seller, is the protagonist. In the process of wanting a better life and escaping her troubles, she meets Salim, a Kashmiri youth who left home for a better life too. The two form a deep connection and fall in love amidst the challenges and chaos of the city. As their love story unfolds, the film delves into various aspects of life in Mumbai, including the lives of migrant workers, the struggles of the marginalized, and the resilience of those striving to fulfil their dreams. The film can be streamed on Netflix.
Brahmastra (Disney+ Hotstar)
The film follows the journey of Shiva (played by Ranbir Kapoor), a young man who discovers that he has supernatural powers and a connection to a secret society of guardians while being on the brink of falling in love. The film also stars the legendary Amitabh Bachchan Alia Bhatt. From having a unique storyline and promising visuals to a soulful background score and stellar acting, the film is a must-watch.