TV actors turn X-Men!
- Jun 10, 2011, 19:14 PM IST
‘X- Men First Class’, the latest of the X-Men films is all set to hit theaters on June 10 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. To make the film more exciting for Indian audiences, the Hindi version will feature voices of several popular television artistes.
Well known names like Mohan Kapur, Saahil Chaddha, Abir Goswami, Rajesh Khattar, Aly Khan, Richa Pallod etc will be lending their voices for the prime characters of the film.
Saahil Chaddha, who voices the lead character of James McAvoy (Professor X) exclaims, "It was a huge responsibility so, in order to understand the characters I had to watch X men series and also body language of James, before giving voice overs for him. I had to do an extensive research.”
Mohan Kapoor, who will do voice over for Kevin Becon says, "I feel fortunate and happy to be part of a very successful franchise. Dubbing for Kavin Becon adds to my profile of lending voice to leading stars in Hollywood. I was anyway looking forward to watch this film but now I want to see it in both in English and Hindi.”
Directed by Matthew Vaughna and starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Kevin Becon, Rose Byrne and January Jones amongst many others, the film takes you back to where it all started. The storyline of the movie revolves around the friendship between Charles Xavier a.k.a. Professor X and Erik Lensherr a.k.a. Magneto before it evolved into an eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-men.