Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene says she is very excited to lend up her voice to a key character in Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle for its Hindi dubbed version. The Bollywood diva can bring to life Nisha, the wolf mother of Mowgli, in the Netflix film.
"It's a tremendous expertise for any actor to bring a personality to life by simply lending their voice. "I watch a great deal of VFX rich, adventure films with my sons and have perpetually wished to lend my voice to such mysterious characters," Madhuri Dixit Nene said in a statement.
"I'm thrilled to finally get a chance to do this. To top it all, when I told my son about this, he got so excited and said -- 'That's so cool mom!' His reaction totally made my day," she added. Directed by Andy Serkis, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle will bring the world of Rudyard Kipling's 1864 classic The Jungle Book alive on December 7, when it premieres globally on Netflix.
The voice cast conjointly includes Jack Reynor as Mowgli’s brother wolf, Eddie Marsan as Vihaan, Tom Hollander as Tabaqui, Cate Blanchett as Kaa, Benedict Cumberbatch as Shere Khan, Naomie Harris as Nisha, Peter Mullan as Akela and Matthew Rhys as Lockwood. The trailer of the movie was launched at Netflix’s ‘See What’s Next: Asia’ event that controlled last week in Singapore.
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle will bring the world of Rudyard Kipling’s 1864 classic “The Jungle Book” alive on the big screen, splashed with shades of grey. “The Jungle Book,” tells the story of an Indian boy named Mowgli, wandering in an enchanting Indian forest with an entourage of his animal friends and fighting for survival. Netflix bought the film from Warner Bros. in July. The acquisition is believed to be one of Netflix’s costliest ever purchases. Warner had planned to release the movie in October. The movie will be available to Netflix members worldwide from December 7.
The movie is produced by Jonathan Cavendish, Steve Kloves, and David Barron and will be releasing on Netflix worldwide on December 7, 2018. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is produced by Jonathan Cavendish, Steve Kloves, and David Barron. The story will showcase the life of a boy to go back home. The film will also be dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali.