Sony SAB TV has confirmed the launch of its mega new series ‘Aladdin’.

The popular series, which is the official Hindi adaptation of the English fantasy, stars Siddharth Nigam and Avneet Kaur.

This is the first time Indian audiences will see a TV series based on the children’s tale. The film version starring Amitabh Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh and Jacqueline Fernandez released a few years ago.

‘Aladdin’ launches on Tuesday 21st August and will air weekdays at 21:00 (UK). This will result in evening movies at 21:00 shifting back by 30 minutes to 21:30.