Ketan Mehta to relaunch the popular 90s superhero show ‘Captain Vyom’
Directed by National Award winning director Ketan Mehta, Captain Vyom is the first Indian live-action superhero science fiction (sci-fi) television series, which was aired on DD National at the end of the century. The TV series pioneered the art of computer animation and visual effects in India. In this show, Captain Vyom takes you to the future – 2123, where humans conquer the entire solar system.
Speaking about the relaunch, internationally acclaimed Producer, Director Ketan Mehta, who had directed the show said “It has been almost 20 years since this landmark show, was first aired. The show went on to achieve a cult following amongst its viewers, who were then introduced to a show that was much ahead of its time, and in an era when science-fiction and superheroes were unheard concepts not just on television, but also in films”.
On the relevance to audiences today, he further added “While we are sure that many who have grown watching the show would enjoy revisiting it, many others from the newer generation would also take pride in its engaging and fascinating storytelling and special effects”.
Captain Vyom had captured the imagination of every child in the country who aspired to take off into a space voyage to the future. The story of the series is about Captain Vyom, played by Milind Soman. He is a space warrior, who is assigned the job of arresting 12 deadly criminals who escape the high security prison in the ‘IO’. IO is located on the eighth moon of the planet Jupiter which gets dissembled after a meteor strike and its security system disables.
After a span of 2 decades, this show will once again give a glimpse of the golden era of Indian television and take everyone from the 90’s down memory lane. The restored and revamped TV series with amazing visual effects and action sequences is ready to mesmerize our audiences on our digital platform. Stay tuned to our YouTube channel to catch your Made in India superhero Captain Vyom enthral us with his action packed and adventurous episodes.