Netflix has confirmed all-star Hindi talent for its original film Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. The film will have he likes of Abhishek Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff; and we know we’d all be watching!
So happy to be a part of a story I have loved all my life.
He is ready to do whatever it takes to keep Mowgli alive. Wait for Bagheera in Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle on @Netflixindia Dec 7. pic.twitter.com/ptK5IrvXUK
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) November 20, 2018
Actor Abhishek Bachchan took to Twitter to express his excitement to be a part of the film, calling it a story he has loved all his life! Bachchan will be playing Bagheera – one of our favourite characters in Mowgli, right?
The star-studded cast will have Kareena Kapoor as Kaa, Madhuri Dixit as Nisha, Jackie Shroff as Shere Khan; and guess who’s playing Baloo? Anil Kapoor!
The actors of the Hindi version of Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle join an equally impressive international cast of Christian Bale as Bagheera, Andy Serkis as Baloo, Benedict Cumberbatch as Shere Khan, Cate Blanchett as Kaa, Rohan Chand as Mowgli, Matthew Rhys as Lockwood and Freida Pinto as Messua, who also fulfills the role in Hindi.
The film premieres globally on Netflix on 7 December, 2018.