Mira, Royal Detective hasn’t even aired one episode yet, and it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Disney renewed the Disney Junior series ahead of its premiere in 2020. Leela Ladnier makes her voice debut as Mira in this animated series.
Disney revealed more about the renewal and new series in a press release. Check that out below.
“Disney Junior has ordered a second season of Mira, Royal Detective ahead of its spring 2020 debut. The news was announced last night by Joe D’Ambrosia, senior vice president, Original Programming and general manager, Disney Junior, during a special advance screening of the series in Burbank, California. Set in the magical Indian- inspired land of Jalpur, the series follows the brave and resourceful Mira, a commoner who is appointed to the role of royal detective by the queen and travels throughout her kingdom to help royals and commoners alike.
D’Ambrosia said, “Mira, Royal Detective hasn’t even premiered yet and we have already seen the excitement building for this series featuring a brave and empowered young girl who will stop at nothing to solve a case. To ensure that we have plenty of new mysteries ahead for Mira, we are thrilled to begin production on a second season and can’t wait to introduce her to the world in 2020.”
The series centers on Mira, who, along with her friend Prince Neel, creative cousin Priya, and comical mongoose sidekicks Mikku and Chikku, takes young viewers on adventures that highlight critical thinking and encourage deductive reasoning. Each episode features two 11-minute stories that celebrate the cultures and customs of India by incorporating authentic storytelling, music, food, fashion, language, art and dance.
Mira, Royal Detective stars newcomer Leela Ladnier as Mira; Freida Pinto (The Path) as Queen Shanti; Kal Penn (Sunnyside) and Utkarsh Ambudkar (Brittany Runs a Marathon) as mongooses Mikku and Chikku, respectively; Hannah Simone (New Girl), as a young commoner named Pinky; Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) as Miras Auntie Pushpa; Aasif Mandvi (Evil) as Miras father, Sahil; Sarita Choudhury (Homeland) as Prince Neels Great-Aunt Rupa; Aparna Nancherla (BoJack Horseman) as Miras cousin Meena; Kamran Lucas (Disneys Mech-X4) as Prince Neel; Karan Brar (Disney Channel’s BUNK’D) as Prince Veer; Karan Soni (Deadpool) as Manjeet; Maulik Pancholy (Phineas and Ferb) as Ranjeet; Sarayu Blue (I Feel Bad) as the palace tailor; Parvesh Cheena (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Sonal Shah (Scrubs) as bandits, Manish and Poonam, respectively; and newcomer Roshni Edwards as Miras cousin Priya.”
A premiere date for season one of Mira, Royal Detective has not been released yet.
What do you think? Will your family watch Mira’s adventures on Disney Junior?
Dislike the music and find the show to be extremely unrealistic and unauthentic. India isn’t actually Bollywood, believe it or not.