New Delhi: Disney's beloved Princess Cinderella and her Prince Charming are heading to India this Christmas to spread good cheer among kids here.

This is the fairy tale character's first visit to India beginning December 19 and together with her prince she promises to make this a truly special holiday season for all their fans.

Cinderella will be part of 20 live shows across five cities. Over 2.5 lakh Disney Princess fans across Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai will get to see her and the prince in person and be a part of the celebration.

"Disney Princesses have been a part of every little girl's growing up years. We are excited to bring our India fans this amazing opportunity to meet their favourite Disney Princess.

"Creating memorable experiences for kids and families is at the heart of everything we do at Disney and we intend to provide our fans as many opportunities as possible to experience our stories first hand and engage with our characters," said Avinash Pant, executive director, Marketing, The Walt Disney Company India.

Disney, in association with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of India, will also fulfill wishes of 60 children suffering from life threatening illness.

Introduced for the first time, a special role-play range will include Princess Dresses, wands, tiara, and accessories, and more to fulfill little girls' dream to be a Disney Princess.

(Agencies)