The online web phenomena, Netflix is going to bring a Hindi version of Mowgli titled ‘Mowgli- legend of the jungle’. Netflix has announced that Abhishek Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff will voice the iconic characters of the upcoming film.
The voice for Mowgli’s mother, Nisha will be provided by Madhuri Dixit while Abishek Bachchan voices for Bagheera, the Indian iconic actor Anil Kapoor will be giving life to the character of loving bear Baloo and Jackie Shroff will be playing Sher Khan. Kareena Kapoor will voice the enigmatic python, Kaa. Rohan Chand, who plays Mowgli in the English version, would be mostly dubbing in Hindi too.
The actors have taken to Twitter to share their delightful roles. Jackie Shroff tweeted this: “Was an absolute privilege and total blast to dub for this character! I AM Shere Khan!”
— Jackie Shroff (@bindasbhidu) November 20, 2018
Madhuri Dixit has also mentioned about the film and her role “Ferocious when provoked, especially when it comes to her man cub! Nisha brings the motherly instinct alive in Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle. So excited to be the voice behind Nisha.”
Ferocious when provoked, especially when it comes to her man cub! Nisha brings the motherly instinct alive in Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. So excited to be the voice behind Nisha 🐺 @NetflixIndia Dec. 7 pic.twitter.com/Tlc9BsFWa6
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) November 20, 2018
“Bringing the ‘bear necessities’ to Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle as Baloo, the tenacious mentor,” says Anil Kapoor who will be giving his voice for the bear, Baloo in the movie.
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) November 20, 2018
“So happy to be a part of a story I have loved all my life. He is ready to do whatever it takes to keep Mowgli alive. Wait for Bagheera in Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle on Netflix India on Dec 7,” tweeted Abhishek Bachan.
So happy to be a part of a story I have loved all my life.
He is ready to do whatever it takes to keep Mowgli alive. Wait for Bagheera in Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle on @Netflixindia Dec 7. pic.twitter.com/ptK5IrvXUK
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) November 20, 2018
The actors of the Hindi version of Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle join an equally impressive international cast of Christian Bale (Bagheera), Andy Serkis (Baloo), Benedict Cumberbatch (Shere Khan), Cate Blanchett (Kaa), Rohan Chand (Mowgli), Matthew Rhys (Lockwood) and Freida Pinto (Messua) who also fulfills the role in Hindi. The film will be released on Netflix on December 7.