The American fantasy adventure film The Jungle Book directed by Jon Favreau is rewriting the history. It is already highest grossing Hollywood film In India and is having a golden run at the Indian box in its fourth week. The movie has minted over Rs150 crore in the country since its release.
The Jungle Book is a live-action/CGI film that tells the story of Mowgli, an orphaned human boy guided by his animal guardians, sets out on a journey of self-discovery while evading the threatening Shere Khan. The film features child artist Neel Sethi as Mowgli. Despite being in competition with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's highly anticipated film Fan, The Jungle Book managed to register good business.
Bollywood stars Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah and Om Puri have lent their voices for the Hindi version of The Jungle Book. The production house Disney studio has confirmed a sequel of The Jungle Book.