After a casting coup, where B-Town stars come together to dub for the Hindi version of The Jungle Book, Disney India has yet an another ace up their sleeve to ensure the year’s most-awaited epic adventure is truly special for the Indian audience. Check out the second Hindi trailer for Disney’s The Jungle Book, featuring voiceovers by a truly epic cast!
Priyanka Chopra will match Scarlett Johansson’s sensual rendition of Kaa. Irrfan will dub for the friendly bear Baloo, which is dubbed by Bill Murray in the Hollywood version. Shefali Shah will dub for Raksha, the lone wolf for whom Lupita Nyong’o lent her voice in the international version.
Om Puri will speak for the black panther Bagheera, dubbed by Ben Kingsley in the English version. Finally, Nana Patekar, who had dubbed for the fearsome tiger in the animated series The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli aired on Doordarshan in the 90s, will once again lend his voice to Shere Khan. In the international version, Idris Elba has dubbed for the fierce Bengal tiger.
Disney’s The Jungle Book is one of the most-anticipated films of recent times and releases in India on April 8, 2016, a week before the film’s US release.