Get a sneak peek at Pixar's first Hindu hero in 'Sanjay's Super Team'

October 15, 2015 1:59 PM

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The short film Sanjay's Super Team, which will play before The Good Dinosaur when it's released in theaters Nov. 25, is about a young Hindu boy who worships his Saturday morning superhero cartoons instead of the Hindu deities his father wants him to pray to. The clip shows the first 30 seconds of an admittedly short film, but gives us a good idea of the clash between a Westernized son and his religious father.

The short will be the first Pixar project to draw inspiration from Hindu mythology, as well as the first to be directed by a director of Indian descent, Sanjay Patel. The short is partly biographical to Patel's life and relationship with his father, according to Variety.

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