Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha lend voice for RIO 2.
The cute and lovable blue macaws, Blu and Jewel are flying back your way in Rio 2. The most anticipated animated Hollywood film, the sequel will be released in four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Bollywood stars Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha lend their voices for the lead characters of the movie. The English version of the movie will see Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway again as the lead characters, Blu and Jewel.
In a recent event at a suburban mall in Mumbai, the trailer of Rio 2 was launched. Bollywood stars Imran Khan and Sonakashi Sinha were present at this grand event. Few exclusive movie scenes were released along with the trailer. Rio 2 is a lot more fun, colorful and vibrant compared to its predecessor. The Q&A session that followed had both the stars super excited for the movie’s upcoming release. Two of the characters of the movie, Mico and Pedro, were also present at the trailer launch making a totally colorful affair.
"I love animation films. And when I was approached to lend my voice to the sequel of Rio, I didn’t think twice. It’s a completely new experience and I’m very excited." Sonakshi said in her statement at the trailer launch.
Here’s a sneak peek of Imran as Blu and Sonakshi as Jewel in the Hindi trailer of Rio 2:
From the makers of Rio and Ice Age franchise, Rio 2 is an animated adventure comedy set in the Brazilian city of Rio De Janeiro. The story starts off from where the first part ended. Blu, Jewel and their three kids venture into the jungles of Amazon far from the comfort of their city life. They expect the unexpected – a family reunion. Apart from the happy turn of events, Blu faces the biggest fear of his life – his father-in-law. He also has to deal with evading Nigel’s fiendish plans for revenge.
Several B-town stars have lent their voices to several animated characters, but on a small scale. This is the maiden, major Bollywood association with a Hollywood franchise.
The 3D animation film from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios is slated for a release on April 11, 2014. Rio 2 is a must watch!