After Shah Rukh Khan lent his voice for
in 2004, another Hollywood animation movie is set to go the same way. Rio, a 3D film from Fox Star Studios, will see many Bollywood names lend their voices for its Hindi version. Some of the confirmed talent includes Ranvir Shorey and Vinay Pathak. The film will also have specially added songs to be sung by Shaan.
directed by Carlos Saldanha of
fame, is set in Rio de Janeiro. The film centres on Blu, a rare macaw, who thinks he is the last of his kind. When Blu discovers there’s another — and that it’s a she — he heads to Rio. The film will be released on April 8, in both English and Hindi.