Created for kids age 2-7 and their families, each episode of Mira Royal Detective is set in the fictional land of Jalpur. Inspired by India’s vibrant heritage and culture, each episode features authentic music, dance, and customs. Mira, Royal Detective follows the smart, brave, and resourceful Mira, a commoner who is appointed to the role of royal detective by the Queen. As royal detective, Mira travels throughout the kingdom helping royals and commoners alike. Along with her friend Prince Neel, a talented inventor, creative cousin Priya, and comical mongoose sidekicks Mikku and Chikku, she will stop at nothing to solve a case, taking young viewers on adventures that highlight critical thinking and encourage deductive reasoning. The series features an all-star cast of prominent South Asian actors including Freida Pinto, Jameela Jamil, Kal Penn, Karen David, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Leela Ladnier as Mira.
In the episode, which was advised on by Shagorika Ghosh Perkins (the series’ cultural consultant/consulting producer), Mira must follow the colourful clues in order to save the town’s Holi Festival. The episode also features choreography by Nakul Dev Mahajan who has said he is so very excited for everyone to see this episode.
Check out this clip that features the beautiful “Let the Colors Fly” song from the episode:
Also as a bonus, here is Mira explaining what Holi is all about!
Be sure to watch the full episode on Saturday, March 27th on Disney Junior!