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Priyanka to lend voice to Disney’s new animated adventure

Actress Priyanka Chopra continues her foray into Hollywood after being lined up to lend her voice to Disney’s upcoming 3D animation ‘Planes’.

The versatile Chopra – last seen playing autistic JhilMil in ‘Barfi!’ before releasing a Dance-Pop single featuring will i. am – will voice the role of Ishani in the film which intends for planes what ‘Cars’ did for, well, cars.

“The filmmakers were looking for a voice from India who could do justice to the Asian character.  Priyanka will soon dub for the character,” a source told the Indo-Asian News Service.

The source added: “Priyanka will be dubbing for the English version and later it will be decided whether she will be dubbing for the Hindi version as well.”

The film, whilst not being produced by acclaimed Cars studio Pixar, will nonetheless be helmed by John Lasseter, the man behind the Toy Story series as well as the Cars franchise.

Apart from Priyanka, Planes features the voice talents of US comedian Dane Cook in the lead role of ‘Dusty’, a crop duster with a single turboprop with a fear of heights in a world dominated by jet-powered, stealth-enabled fighter aircraft.

The film also features the voice of Brad Garrett, the goofy brother to Ray Ramone in hit US sitcom ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’.

– Poonam Joshi

Actress Priyanka Chopra continues her foray into Hollywood after being lined up to lend her voice to Disney’s upcoming 3D animation ‘Planes’.

 

The versatile Chopra – last seen playing autistic JhilMil in ‘Barfi!’ before releasing a Dance-Pop single featuring will i. am – will voice the role of Ishani in the film which intends for planes what ‘Cars’ did for, well, cars.

 

“The filmmakers were looking for a voice from India who could do justice to the Asian character.  Priyanka will soon dub for the character,” a source told the Indo-Asian News Service.

 

The source added: “Priyanka will be dubbing for the English version and later it will be decided whether she will be dubbing for the Hindi version as well.”

 

The film, whilst not being produced by acclaimed Cars studio Pixar, will nonetheless be helmed by John Lasseter, the man behind the Toy Story series as well as the Cars franchise.

 

Apart from Priyanka, Planes features the voice talents of US comedian Dane Cook in the lead role of ‘Dusty’, a crop duster with a single turboprop with a fear of heights in a world dominated by jet-powered, stealth-enabled fighter aircraft.

 

The film also features the voice of Brad Garrett, the goofy brother to Ray Ramone in hit US sitcom ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’.

 

– Poonam Joshi

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