3 weeks Mighty little global star: Netflix’s Indian superhero toddler Inquirer
Animator Rajiv Chilaka spent years flogging his pitch about a superhuman Indian child to Western executives, to no avail. But today "Mighty Little Bheem" is a global hit, as viewers seek alternatives to white-dominated storylines. From his mother's sari to his love of laddoos, everything about the star toddler is Indian. His giant fan base stretches from Seattle to Sao Paulo, making it Netflix's most popular show for preschoolers. Since its launch last year, it has been seen by more than 27 million households. It was Netflix's top international release of 2019 in the United States, and a third season ... more