The show revolves around the village of Kalaripuram - which preserves and practices the ancient martial art of Kalaripayattu - and following the day-to-day lives of two competing gurukuls.
English / Hindi
Target : 4-8 y. o.
The kids from both Gurukuls are trained by two Gurus. They are two brothers with two distinct ideologies. While Guru Palan believes in bringing the best out of his students with light hearted methods, valuing their age and innocence, Guru Veta believes in rigid military form of training.
After their early morning training session, the students go back to their regular life. They go to school, study, prank their friends and play video games like other regular kids.
The thick jungle surrounding Kalaripuram holds many magical secrets, which keeps the undesirable polluters, promoters, rambunctious tourists and other evildoers out. The magic protects the jungle and the town of Kalaripuram!
A long time ago, deep in jungle, a legendary Guru once discovered how to channel this magic through Kalari. He passed on his secrets to his two sons Guru Palan and Guru Veta. Palan's pure heart gives him more power in invoking these magical forces and neutralizing Veta when he attempts to misuse them.
Headstrong and impulsive Beenu is Palan's protege. The Guru believes that one day he will be able to master the art of Kalari and if he is able to work enough on himself, maybe even the jungles magical powers!
A long time ago, deep in the thick magical jungles that protects the village of Kalaripuram, a legendary and wise Guru discovered how to channel this magic through the ancient martial art of Kararipayattu. He passed on these secrets to his two sons, Guru Palan and Guru Veta.
Kalari Kids follows the lives of the two Gurus, their contrasting ideologies and their students. While Guru Palan believes in bringing the best out of his students with a more flexible and out of the box method of teaching, Guru Veta does the same in military style training. Guru Palan's pure heart gives him the power to neutralize Guru Veta's attempts at misusing the magical powers their father passed on to them.
While both the Gurus have their favorite students, Beenu is Guru Palan's protege who he believes will one day master the art of Kalari and maybe even the jungle's magical powers.
Outside of the Gurukul, the kids lead the life of regular kids whether it's playing pranks on each other, studying or playing video games.
A Kalari expert and a wise man, Guru Palan is a father figure in his students' lives. He is loved and respected not just by his students but revered across the village of Kalaripuram.
Beenu is the protagonist of the show and a compassionate one at that. He is devoted towards mastering the art of Kalaripayattu but his overconfidence often gets the better of him.
Meena, Guru Palans' daughter is a charming girl who gets her love for the art of Kalari from her father and is a natural leader. She also learns Mohiniyattam from a visiting teacher at the Gurukul.
A rich kid from a spoiled urban life, Shyam has a hard time putting his cellphone down long enough to pick up a fighting stick. But when he does, he's a quick learner and adept at Kalari.
The youngest students of the Gurukul, Unni and Ami are mischievous little twins who are ready for anything that Guru Palan throws their way. They like mimicking others and can't help getting themselves into trouble.
A powerful but egotistical practitioner, Guru Veta runs a Gurukul; down the street from his brother. He's got an ego as big as the city and believes he should be the greatest Kalari master of all the lands.
Beenu's contemporary and an equally skilled martial artist, Raaka is Guru Veta's protege and hence believes in all his ideologies. He never misses an opportunity to upstage Beenu whether its a competition or a backyard game.
Raaka's sidekick, Dhaana isn't the smartest kid in school but is faithful to Raaka and follows him everywhere. He backs him up on everything but thats because he can't seem to think on his own.
Mani is Guru Veta's only son and only follows his father out of duty to do so. But he thinks most of his father's plans are silly and that Veta's quest to channelize the magic of the jungles is in vain.
A huge brute of a kid, Langot tries to match his Kalari skills with his size but fails. All his years of training at Guru Veta's academy have only turned him into a confused and goofy kid.
Lekha is a city girl and is the only girl studying at Guru Veta's Gurukul. She is clever and likes to manipulate her opponent rather than actually putting her Kalari skills to use.