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Dhira: Actors Vijay Sethupathi, Vivek Oberoi Among Others to Dub for Animated Film

Animated feature film Dhira will see names such as Vijay Sethupathi, Vivek Oberoi, Bengali actor Jeet, and other big stars lending their voice to the titular character in respective languages, announced director Arun Kumar Rapolu.

Dhira will be released across the country in 12 languages. Sethupathi will lend his voice for the Tamil version while Vivek Oberoi, Bellamkonda Sreenivas, Dhruva Sarja, Askar Ali, Jeet, Pratik Gandhi, Yuvraj Hans, Swwapnil Joshi, Sabyasachi Mishra, Sri Nagesh, and Ashish Bhandari will be lending their voice for Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Marathi, Odia, Bhojpuri and English versions of the film respectively.


Dhira is based on the life of legendary poet Tenali Rama. Directed and produced by Arun Kumar Rapolu, Dhira is promoted as India’s biggest motion capture feature film to date.

Taking to Twitter to announce the project, Sethupathi wrote, “Bringing all the diverse centres of Indian film industry together, Dhira.”

The actor had previously lent his voice for the character of Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the Tamil dubbed version of Avengers: Endgame. Last seen in the Ka Pae Ranasingam, that released in October as a pay-per-view-watch on ZeePlex, the actor’s upcoming works include Master and Tughlaq Darbar. He is also set to make his Hindi debut alongside Aamir Khan in Laal Singh Chaddha.

Master has an ensemble cast of Vijay, Malavika Mohanan, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, Andreah Jeremiah, Antony Varghese, Sriman, and many other known actors. The film is expected to release on Pongal 2021. More details will be available after the teaser release on Saturday.

Oberoi was last seen in the biopic based on Prime Minister Narendra Modi titled PM Narendra Modi, which released last year. Next up he will be seen in the horror-thriller Rosie: The Saffron Chapter. The film also stars Palak Tiwari, daughter of television star Shweta Tiwari.