Chetan Shashital

Chetan Shashital (Konkani: चेतन शाशितल Cētana Śāśitala), born 1968 in Mumbai, India, also known as Chetan Sashital or The Big C for his expertise in the voice-acting industry) is an Indian actor, voice actor and singer, who is mostly recognized for working in the dubbing industry.

Chetan Shashital
चेतन शाशितल
Born1968 (age 52–53)[1]
Mumbai, India
Other namesChetan Sashital
The Big C[2]
OccupationActor, voice actor, singer

Dubbing careerEdit

He has been giving voices to animation, for local Indian productions. He has also performed Hindi-dubbing for foreign productions, such as Baloo the Bear from Talespin and The Jungle Book 2 and also for Genie from Disney's Aladdin, that was dubbed and aired on Disney Channel India in 2005.[3]

Shashital has also dubbed for Bollywood actors. He is considered[by whom?] to be official dubbing artist for Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan, as well as for such other Bollywood actors as Salman Khan, Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt and Dharmendra.[4][5]

Dubbing rolesEdit

Animated seriesEdit

Program title Original voice(s) Character(s) Dub Language Original Language Episodes Original Airdate Dubbed Airdate Notes
Talespin Ed Gilbert Baloo von Bruinwald XIII Hindi English 56 5/5/1990-
8 August 1991
Aired on DD National, Disney Channel India and Toon Disney India dubbed in Hindi, much later after the original airing.
The Simpsons[6] Dan Castellaneta Homer Simpson Hindi English 523 12/17/1989-Current Unknown
Aladdin Dan Castellaneta Genie Hindi English 86 5 September 1994 – 25 November 1995 ???? Aired on DD National and many other Hindi Cartoon Channels in India.

Live action filmsEdit

Film title Actor Character(s) Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Aag Ka Gola Sunny Deol Vikram Singh
Shankar "Shaka"
Hindi 1999 1999 Chetan was called in to dub the dialogues during post-production because of the dissatisfaction of the director with the lines spoken by the actors. In some cases, the actors were unable to convey their lines properly due to temporary health problems, despite that the movies were already shot in Hindi.[7]
Biwi No.1 Salman Khan Prem Hindi 1999 1999
Andolan Sanjay Dutt Adarsh Pradhan Hindi 1995 1995
Star Wars David Prowse
(Portrayer)
James Earl Jones
(Voice)
Darth Vader Hindi English 1977
The Empire Strikes Back David Prowse
(Portrayer)
James Earl Jones
(Voice)
Darth Vader Hindi English 1980
Return of the Jedi David Prowse
(Portrayer)
James Earl Jones
(Voice)
Darth
Vader / Anakin Skywalker
Hindi English 1983
Dabangg 2 Prakash Raj Hindi 2012 [8]
Parampara Anupam Kher Hindi 1993 [8]
The Rock Sean Connery English Hindi 1997 [8]
Face/Off John Travolta Sean Archer English Hindi 1997 1997 Performed alongside with Viraj Adhav who voiced Nicolas Cage as Castor Troy.
Thackeray Nawazuddin Siddiqui Bal Keshav Thackeray Hindi Marathi 2018 2018

Animated filmsEdit

Film title Original Voice Character Dub Language Original Language Original Release Dub Release Notes
Aladdin[9] Robin Williams
(Speaking and Singing)
Genie (Speaking and Singing) Hindi English 1992 1994 Dubbed by Vijay Cine Studio.[10]
The Return of Jafar Dan Castellaneta Genie Hindi English 1994
Aladdin and the King of Thieves Robin Williams Genie Hindi English 1996
The Jungle Book Phil Harris Baloo the Bear Hindi English 1967 2002 Aired on Disney Channel India.
The Jungle Book 2 John Goodman Baloo the Bear Hindi English 2003 2003

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "His master's voiceover – the brand reporter > news". Afaqsreporter.com. 16 May 2004. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  2. ^ "The voice behind – bollywood news". Glamsham.com. 10 November 2008. Archived from the original on 21 June 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  3. ^ "CGTantra.com Anifest India 09 Review – Day Three". CGTantra.com. 20 September 2009. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  4. ^ "The next voice you hear..." Hindustan Times. 15 October 2011. Archived from the original on 17 October 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  5. ^ "His master's voice". The Economic Times. 4 December 2002. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Why Saif Ali Khan's bark has no bite". Daily News and Analysis. 31 July 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  7. ^ Hindustan Times
  8. ^ a b c "'Actors these days don't have unique voices like Amitabh'".
  9. ^ "The Walt Disney Company". Disney.in. 23 February 2005. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  10. ^ "The art of directing dubs: A chat with Ellie Lewis – Animation Xpress". animationxpress.com. 26 October 2004. Retrieved 20 July 2015.