After rocking international cricket and IPL, cricketer Shubman Gill is now going to lend his voice to the character of Desi Spider-Man Pavitra Prabhakar. The cricketer will be dubbing in Hindi and Punjabi languages for the animated film, which is slated to release on June 2.
This version of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will see an Indian touch to the characters. Through this Indian Spider-Man Pavitra Prabhakar will make his debut. While in English, Indian American actor Karan Soni will lend his voice to the character. While Shubman Gill has been selected for Hindi and Punjabi. Let us tell you that in the famous American comic book Marvel Comics, Pavitra Prabhakar i.e. Indian Spider-Man was mentioned in 2005, who lives in a small village.
Like most youngsters, Shubman Gill has grown up watching Spider-Man, so he is extremely excited to lend his voice to the character. Sharing the video related to the film on Instagram, Shubman wrote- ‘Shubh Man is now Spider-Man! I am excited to lend my voice for Pavitra Prabhakar, the Indian Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. The trailer will be released soon, get ready to watch the action.
Along with the announcement, Shubman shared a funny video in which several people, looking at the ceiling, ask Shubman Gill to get down. At the end of the video, Shubman says – So let’s start! Be it a cricketer or a superhero, ‘With great power comes great responsibility.’
Ever since the video surfaced, the fans are very happy about this project of Shubman Gill. One user wrote in the comment section – Got another reason to watch this wonderful animated film. The second user wrote- ‘Sir, in which line have you come?’ Spidey is ready to return. This video of Shubman is full of such comments. Although many people say that this work should have been given to a voice over artist like me.
In India, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will be released across theaters in 10 languages – English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada and Malayalam.