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Amdavadi kites & spool in Warner's Jungle Book

DNAHM99321 | 4/6/2016 | Author : Janvi Sonaiya | WC :307 | City-Ahmedabad

Hemant Dave supplied designer kites and accessories for the Hollywood movie

Ahmedabad: Excited about the animation film 'The Jungle Book: Origins' by Warner Brothers scheduled for release in October 2017? Here's more reason for that excitement. The kites and spools used in the film are from Amdavad.
The products were purchased from the online kite-flying portal PatangDori.com owned by Hemant Dave, a city-based electrical engineer. Dave, who did his engineering from Nirma University, also works as a consultant for a city-based firm.
"I am extremely passionate about kite-flying. Once, during college days, I purchased locally available kites but they were so substandard that the entire fun of Uttarayan was spoilt. I was so upset that I decided to set up my own kite-selling business.
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