Rana Daggubati joins Avengers: Infinity War universe, dubs for Thanos in the Telugu version
After roping in Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan, Nana Patekar, late Om Puri and Shefali Shah for The Jungle Book in 2016, Disney India has now got Rana Daggubati to dub for the Telugu version of Avengers: Infinity Warregional movies Updated: Mar 26, 2018 11:42 IST
Actor Rana Daggubati has lent his voice to the character of Thanos for the Telugu version of Hollywood film Avengers: Infinity War.
“I’ve grown up reading Marvel Comics and Marvel movies with their intricately woven storylines. It is fascinating to see how Marvel has created characters and stories that resonate so well with audiences across the globe, making movies at a scale that one had never before imagined,” Rana said in a statement.
Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War, which features an ensemble of superheroes, will release worldwide on April 27. Disney India, in a move to expand its localisation efforts, has signed on Rana to lend his voice for the villainous character.
“Characters such as Iron Man and Captain America have been my favourites. So dubbing for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ was thrilling. Voicing for Thanos, a villain so powerful that some of the biggest superheroes have a tough time dealing with, was an exciting experience,” the actor, who has finished dubbing for the movie, added.
“This year marks a milestone for the Marvel Cinematic Universe as it turns 10 and to add to the excitement, we are releasing ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ - the biggest superhero crossover one has ever seen,” said Bikram Duggal, Executive Director and Head, Studio Entertainment, Disney India.
Disney India adopted a similar strategy for The Jungle Book in 2016, signing on Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan, Nana Patekar, late Om Puri and Shefali Shah, to bring to life the characters in the Hindi version of the film.
It was followed by roping in actor Varun Dhawan for Captain America in the movie Captain America Civil War. Avengers: Infinity War is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and produced by Kevin Feige.
The movie stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Josh Brolin, Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Renner, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch amongst others.
The film is releasing in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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