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Bollywood stars who dubbed for Hollywood movies

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By: Murtuza Nullwala

Hollywood movies get a good response at the box office in India. Mostly all the Hollywood films that release in India are dubbed in Hindi and to get more people to the theatres, the makers of Hollywood films started roping in big Bollywood stars to dub for the Hindi version. It has now become a trend that a big Hollywood film will have the voice of a Bollywood star.

So, today let’s look at the list of Bollywood celebs who have dubbed for Hollywood movies…

Shah Rukh Khan – The Incredibles / The Lion King

Shah Rukh Khan is the King Khan of Bollywood and has a huge fan following worldwide. The superstar in 2004 dubbed for the Hollywood film The Incredibles. His son Aryan Khan had also dubbed for the movie. Now after 15 years the father-son duo is all set to dub for The Lion King. SRK will be dubbing for Mufasa’s character and Aryan for Simba.

Ranveer Singh – Deadpool 2

After the super success of Deadpool, the makers came up with the sequel to the Ryan Reynolds starrer titled Deadpool 2. To match the crazy superhero image on the big screen, the makers roped in Ranveer Singh to dub for the Hindi version of Deadpool 2 and believe us, his voice was just perfect for the character.

Tiger Shroff – Spider-Man: Homecoming

Tiger Shroff has always stated that he is a big fan of the superhero Spider-Man. So, in the year 2017, Tiger got an opportunity to be the voice of Spider-Man in the film Spider-Man: Homecoming. Tiger dubbed for Tom Holland in the Hindi version of the film.

Varun Dhawan – Captain America: Civil War

Varun Dhawan has a crazy fan following among the youngsters. So, who else would have been perfect to lend his voice for the Hindi version of Captain America: Civil War? Varun dubbed for Chris Evans in Captain America: Civil War and well, the film did quite well at the box office in India.

Priyanka Chopra – Planes / The Jungle Book

Before becoming a big name in the West, Priyanka Chopra had lent her voice for Disney’s animated film Planes. But this wasn’t for the Hindi version; it was actually for the English version. PeeCee also dubbed for the character of Kaa in the 2016 release The Jungle Book.

Irrfan Khan, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah – The Jungle Book

Not just Priyanka Chopra, but the Hindi dubbed version of The Jungle Book had voices of Irrfan Khan, Nana Patekar and Shefali Shah. Irrfan dubbed for the character of Baloo, Nana Patekar for Shere Khan and Shefali Shah for Raksha. We clearly enjoyed watching the Hindi version with such known voices.

Imran Khan, Sonakshi Sinha – Rio 2

Rio series clearly had some of the cutest birds. In the second installment of the film, Rio 2, the makers roped in Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha to dub for the lead characters Blu and Jewel. We loved their voices in the film.

Arjun Kapoor – Ice Age: Collision Course

Our very own Ishaqzaada, Arjun Kapoor dubbed for the voice of Buck in the Hindi version of Ice Age: Collision Course. But apart from his own voice, Arjun mimicked many actors like Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi in the film. We must say the actor is multi-talented.

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