News|March 3, 2011 11:50 pm

Vinay & Ranvir Dubbed for Hollywood Film

Friends Vinay Pathak and Ranvir Shorey are not only friends in Bollywood, but now their friendship has reached next level to Hollywood that’s why both are actors are now set to lend their voices to the upcoming Hollywood 3D animation movie, RIO.

Ice Age fame director, Carlos Saldanha, the Hollywood film is set in the city of Rio de Janeiro and the lush rainforests of Brazil. It revolves around Blu, a rare macaw, who thinks he is the last of his kind. Bollywood’s favourite comical pair Ranvir and Vinay will be dubbing for the characters Nico and Pedro, Blu’s friends. Confirming the news, Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios India, says,

“The spectacular 3D visual effects and exciting story line of RIO will be a treat for film enthusiasts and to make this adventure even more exciting for Indian audiences we have roped in talented artistes like Ranvir Shorey, Vinay Pathak and Shaan.”

“We are sure they will add their own charm to the amusing characters and take the experience of this film to a whole new level!”

With voice-overs from renowned actors like Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Will.I.Am, Robin Thicke, George Lopez and Tracy Morgan, “RIO” is touted to be one of the biggest Hollywood movies this year.

Earlier, Shah Rukh Khan had lent his voice to animation film “The Incredibles”.