Jan is a famous cartoon show which revolves around the 5 year old ‘Jan’ who lives with his small family. The popularity is not limited to the cartoon but the theme song ‘Main Jan Aur Meri Pyari Mama’ is also famous among kids.
Jan related games, books, bags and accessories are very famous among kids. The cartoon is watched by millions on online and through different Pakistani channels.
Timing & Schedule:
Jan cartoon was introduced in Pakistan by See TV and it became an instant hit among kids. Each day a new episode of the cartoon was aired in the morning and then repeat telecast was held during different times of the day.
As the cartoon was in Urdu it became popular among children from all ethnic backgrounds across Pakistani cities. Later it was aired on Zaiqa TV and also became popular.
Currently Jan cartoon is being aired on Bol Entertainment daily at 5 PM. Repeat telecast is aired twice a day at 7 AM and in 2 PM. The animated cartoon series has become the most popular show for children which parents also prefer.
Bol is airing many Turkish series including Payitaht Abdülhamid which is based on the life of Caliph Abdul Hameed.
One of the reasons why parents preferred Jan cartoon over other cartoon was that it helped in teaching children certain ethical values such as respecting parents, caring for siblings, sharing with friends and much more.
While other cartoons which are aired on different Pakistani and foreign channels lack these values that is why parents prefer Jan which they believe provide education and entertainment together. The cartoon is also misspelled as ‘Jaan’.
It is a Turkish drama which is spelled as ‘Can’ in Turkey. The first episodes of the cartoon was aired in Turkey which become famous and later the cartoon was dubbed in many different languages including Urdu.
Due to the popularity of the cartoon many developers made different games, especially for smartphone users. These mobile phone games are available on Google Play Store and some of them are very popular such as ‘Run Jan’ which has been downloaded by more than 1 million people.
T-Shirts, Hoodies and Other Accessories:
Accessories related to Jan cartoon are also very famous among kids. Tshirts, hoodies, jeans, bags, keychains and many other products with images of Jan are being sold and purchased in different cities of Pakistan.
Online sales of these products are also available on different platforms including Daraz which is the biggest e-commerce website in Pakistan.
All kids who watch Jan have memorized the theme & title song ‘Main Jan aur Meri Pyari Mama’ of the cartoon in which Jan gives introduction of his family. The simple lyrics, rhyming music and repetitive nature of the song made it famous among young children.
Many episodes of Jan cartoon are available on online video sharing websites including YouTube and dailymotion. Kids also watch videos of Jan on Facebook through different pages and groups.