The much-awaited Hindi trailer of upcoming epic adventure THE JUNGLE BOOK is out. And we are introduced the world of this forest kingdom through the sultry, playful and husky voice of Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has now become a known name in Hollywood as well.
Priyanka tries to match the Scarlett Johansson's sensual rendition of ‘Kaa' in the English version. And must say the lady perfectly steps in the shoes of Scarlett. Apart from the striking visuals and animations, its Priyanka Chopra's mesmerizing voice that leaves you awestruck. Priyanka seems to be an apt choice from the makers.
“.@TheJungleBook was one of my favourite parts of my childhood & now I get to be in it as the voice of Kaa! Wooopiee!” Priyanka expressed on a micro-blogging site as the Hindi trailer was released.
Besides Priyanka Chopra, other talented Bollywood stars like Irrfan Khan, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah and Om Puri have lent their voices and brought back life to the amazing characters of THE JUNGLE BOOK - Baloo- the bear, Shere Khan- the tiger, Raksha- the wolf and Bagheera- the panther, respectively. Interestingly, Nana Patekar, who had dubbed for the fearsome tiger in the animated series – the Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli – that was aired on Doordarshan way back in 90s, has once again lent his voice to ‘Shere Khan'.
While the English version had voices from the Hollywood biggies like Scarlett Johansson?, ?Bill Murray, ? Lupita Nyong'o, ?Ben Kingsley & Idris Elba.
Disney India's THE JUNGLE BOOK most-anticipated films releases in India on April 8, a week before US release.
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