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Amitabh Bachchan dubs for Bheeshma Pitamah

MUMBAI: Jayantilal Gada‘s PEN India has taken the services of Amitabh Bachchan to lend his voice and face of Bheeshma Pitamah in its animation film Mahabharat. This is for the first time that the characters of the epic will resemble the stars who dub for them respectively.


PEN claims that the budget of the movie is Rs 500 million.


Talking about Bachchan lending his voice to his dream project, producer Gada said, "Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice to the role of Bheeshma Pitamah in our animated film Mahabharat. He finished the entire recording in just one hour. He has such a command over the language that he even corrected minor grammatical mistakes in the dialogues."


Besides, the film has been dubbed by 15 other actors involved with the project. Each character has been made to look like the actor dubbing for it.


Though it has been revealed that Sunny Deol has recorded for the role of Bheem, the other names involved with the project have been kept under wraps.


It is interesting to note that Bachchan‘s Jodi Tor Dak Sune Keo Naa Ashe is the centre of attraction of PEN India and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures‘ joint venture Kahaani.

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