Jumbo

Jumbo
Releasing On :
12/24/2008 12:00:00 AM
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Releasing On :
12/24/2008 12:00:00 AM
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By Bollywood Trade News Network
24 Dec, 2008 55:06:46 PM
Percept Picture Company?s animation film JUMBO is scheduled to release on 25th December where the protagonist is an elephant who sets out in search of his parents.  Bollywood actors like Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, Dimple Kapadia, Rajpal Yadav, Gulshan Grover and Asrani are some of the voices behind the animated characters. Akshay has done the voiceover for central character Jumbo (elephant). There are two promotional songs which features Akshay in it.  One of the songs goes like this ?Sending a message to my people, Jab Tak Dil Mein Hai Faith, This World Is A Lovely Place, Dil Mein Rakhna Tu Fight, Everything Is Gonna B Alright, Jab Tak Hum Side By Side, Everything Is Gonna B Alright.?  Synopsis:   As a young elephant, Jumbo is taunted by the other elephants because he is fatherless. Naturally, Jumbo is curious about his father, and he's told that his father is a war elephant for the king.  So Jumbo wants to find his father. Still a young elephant, he wanders off in search of his father.  He is soon captured by a raiding party. In trying to escape from the camp, the young elephant is befriended by a boy prince, who has been ransomed to his foes. The prince has the ability to calm Jumbo into thinking clearly, and Jumbo makes his escape.  A weakened Jumbo then comes upon a village where humans and elephants are working together. He is befriended by a beautiful young elephant cow, but is then chained up until he is tamed. Jumbo soon learns to value the humans who have captured him. Under the training of a wise, old mahout, he becomes bigger and stronger.  A local warlord comes around annually to collect tax from the village, and his taxes have become greedier each year. The village rebels, and with the humans and elephants working together, the warlord and his beasts are defeated.  The call then goes out from the king for elephants for his army. Jumbo is taken to the palace. There, he is seen by his mother, who calls out to him. Jumbo goes wild in trying to break free from his chains to meet his mother. The King notices this, and remembers Jumbo from his childhood. The king is able to calm Jumbo, and from then on Jumbo serves as the personal war elephant of the king.  In battle, Jumbo meets a giant war elephant with fiery eyes that was responsible for the death of Jumbo's father, and Jumbo gets a chance to acquit himself in battle for the glory of the kingdom, and take revenge.  Characterization:  Akshay Kumar as Jumbo: - During his childhood, he is a naughty jungle elephant who is curious about his father who is never around. He leaves his herd to find his father and embarks on a journey which culminates in him becoming the royal elephant for the king.   Lara Dutta as Sonia: - A pretty, cheerful, young female elephant with a kind heart. Initially Jumbo is upset with her because he thinks that she?s a trickster but after spending time with her, their relationship blossoms into pure love.  Rajpal Yadav as Dildaar: - A messenger from the army, he is jumbo?s partner and irrepressible sidekick. He is a talkative bird, funny, silly, self-absorbed and opinionated, acting like a fussy nanny, often giving advice to jumbo.  Dimple Kapadia as Devi:-She is Jumbo?s mother and hates humans above all else. She is the embodiment of pure love and security that a mother could give her child. She is extremely protective of her child but eventually can?t stand in the way of his destiny.  Gulshan Grover as Bakhtavar: - He is the Royal Elephant of the opposing army. He is the one who killed Jumbo?s father. In this story he represents the fear that Jumbo has to overcome.  Sikandar: - He is an aged Royal Elephant who had fought the war along with Jumbo?s father. It is his words of wisdom that make Jumbo reconsider his final decision.  The Gang: - The gangs are nothing but a bunch of unruly brats. They always play rough; they are disobedient and are consistently getting into trouble. Wherever they go, mayhem and mess follows.    
 

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Percept Picture Company's animation film JUMBO is scheduled to release on 25th December where the protagonist is an elephant who sets out in search of his parents.

Bollywood actors like Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, Dimple Kapadia, Rajpal Yadav, Gulshan Grover and Asrani are some of the voices behind the animated characters. Akshay has done the voiceover for central character Jumbo (elephant). There are two promotional songs which features Akshay in it. One of the songs goes like this 'Sending a message to my people, Jab Tak Dil Mein Hai Faith, This World Is A Lovely Place, Dil Mein Rakhna Tu Fight, Everything Is Gonna B Alright, Jab Tak Hum Side By Side, Everything Is Gonna B Alright.'


 

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Synopsis:

As a young elephant, Jumbo is taunted by the other elephants because he is fatherless. Naturally, Jumbo is curious about his father, and he's told that his father is a war elephant for the king.

So Jumbo wants to find his father. Still a young elephant, he wanders off in search of his father.

He is soon captured by a raiding party. In trying to escape from the camp, the young elephant is befriended by a boy prince, who has been ransomed to his foes. The prince has the ability to calm Jumbo into thinking clearly, and Jumbo makes his escape.

A weakened Jumbo then comes upon a village where humans and elephants are working together. He is befriended by a beautiful young elephant cow, but is then chained up until he is tamed. Jumbo soon learns to value the humans who have captured him. Under the training of a wise, old mahout, he becomes bigger and stronger.

A local warlord comes around annually to collect tax from the village, and his taxes have become greedier each year. The village rebels, and with the humans and elephants working together, the warlord and his beasts are defeated.

The call then goes out from the king for elephants for his army. Jumbo is taken to the palace. There, he is seen by his mother, who calls out to him. Jumbo goes wild in trying to break free from his chains to meet his mother. The King notices this, and remembers Jumbo from his childhood. The king is able to calm Jumbo, and from then on Jumbo serves as the personal war elephant of the king.

In battle, Jumbo meets a giant war elephant with fiery eyes that was responsible for the death of Jumbo's father, and Jumbo gets a chance to acquit himself in battle for the glory of the kingdom, and take revenge.