Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan to lend voice for The Jungle Book | Memsaab.com

Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan are set to lend their voice to the Hindi version of Disney's forthcoming "The Jungle Book".

She added we are so excited to have such veterans and A-list actors come together to voice and bring alive these beloved characters making it like a hi-scale Hindi film

She added we are so excited to have such veterans and A-list actors come together to voice and bring alive these beloved characters making it like a hi-scale Hindi film
Amrita Pandey vice president of Disney India said we want nothing but the best for the Hindi version of the film
 

Nana Patekar approached to once again lend his voice to Shere Khan, a character he had dubbed for in the early 1990s in Doordarshan's animated TV series theJungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli.

Nana Patekar approached to once again lend his voice to Shere Khan, a character he had dubbed for in the early 1990s in Doordarshan's animated TV series theJungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli.
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The Jungle Book is special to India, and we want our audience to enjoy Disney's all-new live-action adaptation.

Priyanka Chopra will be infusing life to the soft and hypnotic voice of the python Kaa, voiced by Scarlett Johansson in the English version.

Priyanka Chopra will be infusing life to the soft and hypnotic voice of the python Kaa, voiced by Scarlett Johansson in the English version.
Irrfan Khan, known for his versatile roles in Piku and Life of Pi, will voice the friendly bear Baloo, which is dubbed by Bill Murray in the international version.

Veteran actor Om Puri, who has been often honored for his performances in India and abroad, will lend his voice to Bagheera, the Black Panther.

Veteran actor Om Puri, who has been often honored for his performances in India and abroad, will lend his voice to Bagheera, the Black Panther.
In This Image: Om Puri
Veteran actor Om Puri, who has been often honored for his performances in India and abroad, will lend his voice to Bagheera, the Black Panther.
 

Directed by Jon Favreau, the movie brings a story straight from the enchanting forest of India and presents a modern take on Rudyard Kipling's timeless classic, originally published in 1984

Directed by Jon Favreau, the movie brings a story straight from the enchanting forest of India and presents a modern take on Rudyard Kipling's timeless classic, originally published in 1984
Actress Shefali Shah will dub for Mowgli's the wolf Raksha. Om Puri will voice the black panther Bagheera.

Actress Shefali Shah will dub for Mowgli's the wolf Raksha. Om Puri will voice the black panther Bagheera.

Actress Shefali Shah will dub for Mowgli's the wolf Raksha. Om Puri will voice the black panther Bagheera.
In This Image: Om Puri
The Indian audience will get to watch the film on April 8, a week before US release.

Actors Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah and Om Puri will voice the characters of Hollywood movie The Jungle Book for its Hindi dubbed version.

Actors Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah and Om Puri will voice the characters of Hollywood movie The Jungle Book for its Hindi dubbed version.
Disney India has roped in the stars for the film, which stars Indian-American actor Neel Sethi as Mowgli, and will be releasing in India on April 8 -- a week ahead of its release in the US.