The market for animated Hollywood films in India is getting bigger. Increasingly the films are being released in their dubbed versions, not just in Hindi but South languages too. The upcoming The Angry Birds Movie 2 that releases on August 23 will be one such film. And lending his voice to one of the key characters ‘Red’ in the film is comedian Kapil Sharma. While there are weeks to go before the film releases, let’s check out 5 other animated films that have been dubbed by leading Bollywood actors:
The Jungle Book
Directed by Jon Favreau, the movie released in 2016 had some popular voices from India for its Hindi version. While Irrfan Khan voiced our favorite Baloo (bear), Priyanka Chopra Jonas wowed her fans with the sensuous voice as Kaa (snake). Other prominent actors who gave their voices included Om Puri, Nana Patekar and Shefali Shah.
Dabangg actress Sonakshi Sinha lent her voice for the all-time favorite character of Jewel in the Hindi version of Rio 2 which was originally voiced by Anne Hathaway. Actor Imran Khan also voiced the character of Blu in the movie which released in 2014.
The animated movie has an incredible cast for its Hindi cast including Shah Rukh Khan as Mr. Incredible, Javed Jaffrey as Syndrome and Aryan Khan as Dashiell Parr. Meanwhile, the second part of the movie has Kajol Devgan voicing the character of Elastigirl.
Mowgli: The Legend of the Jungle
A Netflix movie, the voices in the story had a stellar cast for the Hindi-dubbed version. With Anil Kapoor as Baloo, Madhuri Dixit as Nisha, Kareena Kapoor Khan as Kaa and Abhishek Bachchan as Bagheera, this movie was released on the OTT platform in 2018.
The Lion King
Currently being screened across the world, the Hindi version of the movie has none other than the King of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan voicing the character of the King of the Jungle – Mufasa in the movie. Besides, the actor’s son Aryan Khan lent his voice for the protagonist and son of Mufasa, Simba in the movie.
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