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Amitabh Bachchan to do voice over for 'Jodha Akbar'

MUMBAI: After a voice over for Lagaan, the Big B has been roped in to do the same for Jodha Akbar.

Bachchan is by now a veteran at voice overs as he has lent his baritone for a number of films like Bawarchi, Balika Badhu, Shatranj Ke Khilari, Tere Mere Sapne, Parineeta and Swami.


Jodha Akbar, which is scheduled for a Feb 15 release, is a historical saga of Emperor Akbar and his Rajput Queen Jodhabai. Bachchan, who will be the narrator for the film, was director Ashutosh Gowariker’s only choice as he wanted someone who could convey both the gravity and historicity of the era.


For Bachchan, who has also done a voice over for the sound and light show at the Golconda fort, Hyderabad, where he takes the audience back to the days of the Nizam, doing a period film should be an easy task.

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