Mona Ghosh Shetty
Mona Ghosh Shetty (Hindi: मोना घोष शेट्टी, Bengali: মোনা ঘোষ শেট্টি; born 22 April 1978 in Mumbai) is an Indian voice-dubbing artist, singer and director. She is the daughter of former voice-dubbing artist Leela Roy Ghosh, who was a veteran in the field. Just like Leela, she can also speak Hindi, Bengali, English, Marathi and Urdu. While she dubs her foreign roles in Hindi most of the time, she also performs her voice-dubbing roles in English and Bengali. She runs a dubbing studio as president known as Sound & Vision India located in Andheri, Mumbai city. She used to work with her mother who was the founder and president of the company before her death and they have set up the businesses together in the early 1990s. Her mother died on 11 May 2012.
|Mona Ghosh Shetty|
मोना घोष शेट्टी (Hindi)|
মোনা ঘোষ শেট্টি (Bengali)
22 April 1978|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mona Shetty |
|Occupation||Voice actress, singer, director|
|Parent(s)||Leela Roy Ghosh † (Mother)|
She dubs in English, Hindi, Bengali, and Oriya professionally, but if a Katrina Kaif ad becomes popular then she says that she has to do it in all the 10 official regional languages: Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Marathi, Oriya and Assamese.she says "I don’t know all the languages. There is always a supervisor who tells you about the nuances of the language and how it should be spoken." She specializes in dubbing for teenage, young adult and middle-aged female characters. For more than 15 years, she has been dubbing in Hindi for many leading female roles such as Cameron Diaz, Angelina Jolie, Kate Beckinsale, Kirsten Dunst, Halle Berry, Zoe Saldana, Drew Barrymore, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jacqueline Fernandez, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and other celebrities. She is still the approved Hindi dub-over voice artist for those actresses. Shetty also dubs for television commercials, like an advertisement for an Indian airline. She recently dubbed for Nargis Fakhri in the 2011 film "Rockstar" at Yash Raj Studios.
In Nirnayak (1997) she dubbed for Indrani Banerjee.It was her first film dubbing for a Hindi film. In the past, she used to dub for Rani Mukherjee, Kajol, Amisha Patel, Bipasha Basu, Lara Dutta, and Koena Mitra.
|5/11/2009||Little Krishna||Maa Yashoda||English||13|
|Film title||Character||Language||Year Release||Notes|
|Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan||Queen Samyukta||Hindi||2008|
|Program title||Original voice||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Number of Episodes||Original airdate||Dubbed airdate||Notes|
|Sofia the First||Julie Nathanson||Belle||Hindi||English||68 (dubbed 1)||11/18/2012-Current||2015-Current||Appeared in the episode: "The Amulet and the Anthem." She also sang for the song "Karo Galat Sahi" (English: "Make It Right").|
Live action filmsEdit
|Film title||Original actress||Character||Dubbed Language||Original Language||Original year release||Dubbed year release||Note(s)|
|Mr and Mrs Iyer||English Newsreader||A Voice Over In The Opening Of The Film||Hindi||English||2002||2002|
|Coca-Cola||Aishwarya Rai Bachchan||Hrithik As Rohit And Aishwariya As Tina In Their First Coke Advertisement Together||Hindi||2000||2000||Due to the actreses poor Hindi knowledge, The directors for these films, could not allow the actreses to use their real voices, so Mona has dubbed for them to disguise their voices, despite that the movies were already shot in Hindi.|
|Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye||Katrina Kaif||Jia A. Yashvardhan||Hindi||2006||2006|
|Samay: When Time Strikes||unknown||Namrata||Hindi||2003||2003|
|Rockstar||Nargis Fakhri||Heer Kaul||Hindi||2011||2011|
|Dushman||Kajol||Sonia and Naina Sehgal||Hindi||1998||1998|
|Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai||Ameesha Patel||Sonia Saxena||Hindi||2000||2000|
|Raaz||Bipasha Basu||Sanjana Dhanraj||Hindi||2002||2002|
|Jism||Bipasha Basu||Sonia Khanna||Hindi||2003||2003|
|Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story||Sonya Jehan||Mumtaz Mahal||Hindi||2005||2005|
|Hum Ho Gaye Aapke||Reema Sen||Chandni Gupta||Hindi||2001||2001|
|Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena||Koena Mitra||Natasha Kapoor||Hindi||2005||2005|
|Apna Sapna Money Money||Koena Mitra||Julie Fernandez||Hindi||2005||2005|
|Dhoom 2||Rimi Sen||Sweety Dixit||Hindi||2006||2006|
|Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa||Isha Koppikar||Anjali||Hindi||2001||2001|
|Om Shanti Om||Deepika Padukone||Shantipriya and Sandhya||Hindi||2007||2007|
|Deshdrohi||Hrishitaa Bhatt||Neha (only two lines)||Hindi||2008||2008|
|Aladin||Jacqueline Fernandez||Princess Jasmine||Hindi||2009||2009|
|Jannat 2||Esha Gupta||Jhanvi||Hindi||2012||2012|
|Murder 2||Jacqueline Fernandez||Priya||Hindi||2011||2011|
|Housefull 2||Jacqueline Fernandez||Bobby||Hindi||2012||2012|
|Prince (2010 film)||Aruna Shields||Maya||Hindi||2010||2010|
|Race 2||Jacqueline Fernandez||Tanya Martin/Omisha||Hindi||2013||2013|
|The Mask of Zorro||Catherine Zeta-Jones||Elena Montero||Hindi||English||1998||1998||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Antonio Banderas as Alejandro Murrieta/Zorro. And also with Shakti Singh who voiced Anthony Hopkins as Diego De La Vega.|
|The Matrix||Carrie-Anne Moss||Trinity||Hindi||English||1999||1999||Performed alongside Viraj Adhav who voiced Keanu Reeves as Neo, Shakti Singh who voiced Hugo Weaving as Agent Smith and Rajesh Jolly who voiced Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus in the Hindi dubbed version.|
|The Matrix Reloaded||Carrie-Anne Moss||Trinity||Hindi||English||2003||2003||Performed alongside Viraj Adhav who voiced Keanu Reeves as Neo, Rajesh Khattar who voiced Lambert Wilson as The Merovingian, Shakti Singh who voiced Hugo Weaving as Agent Smith and Rajesh Jolly who voiced Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus in the Hindi dubbed version.|
|The Matrix Revolutions||Carrie-Anne Moss||Trinity||Hindi||English||2003||2003|
|Swordfish||Halle Berry||Ginger Knowles||Hindi||English||2001||2001||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Hugh Jackman as Stanley Jobson|
|X-Men||Halle Berry||Ororo Munroe/Storm||Hindi||English||2000||2000|
|X2: X-Men United||Halle Berry||Ororo Munroe/Storm||Hindi||English||2003||2003|
|X-Men: The Last Stand||Halle Berry||Ororo Munroe/Storm||Hindi||English||2006||2006|
|X-Men: Days of Future Past||Halle Berry||Ororo Munroe/Storm||Hindi||English||2014||2014|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring||Liv Tyler||Arwen Undómiel||Hindi||English||2001||2002|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers||Liv Tyler||Arwen Undómiel||Hindi||English||2002||2003|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King||Liv Tyler||Arwen Undómiel||Hindi||English||2003||2004|
|Stuart Little 2||Melanie Griffith||Margalo (voice)||Hindi||English||2002||2002|
|Spider-Man||Kirsten Dunst||Mary Jane Watson||Hindi||English||2002||2002|
|Spider-Man 2||Kirsten Dunst||Mary Jane Watson||Hindi||English||2004||2004||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Dylan Baker as Dr. Curt Connors|
|Spider-Man 3||Kirsten Dunst||Mary Jane Watson||Hindi||English||2007||2007|
|Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind||Kirsten Dunst||Mary Svevo||Hindi||English||2004||2004|
|Elizabethtown||Kirsten Dunst||Claire Colburn||Hindi||English||2004||2004|
|The Day After Tomorrow||Emmy Rossum||Laura Chapman||Hindi||English||2004||2004|
|Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid||KaDee Strickland||Samantha Rogers||Hindi||English||2004||2004|
|Resident Evil||Milla Jovovich||Alice||Hindi||English||2002||2002|
|Resident Evil: Apocalypse||Milla Jovovich||Alice||Hindi||English||2004||2004|
|Resident Evil: Extinction||Milla Jovovich||Alice
|Hindi||English||2007||2007||Sonia Kulshrestha has voiced this character on the second Hindi dub produced by Main Frame Software Communications for UTV Action that first aired on 22 June 2010.|
|Charlie's Angels||Cameron Diaz
|Hindi||English||2000||2000||Rupa Bhimani voiced Cameron Diaz's character in a second Hindi dub of this film.|
|Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle||Cameron Diaz
|Lara Croft: Tomb Raider||Angelina Jolie||Lara Croft||Hindi||English||2001||2001|
|Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life||Angelina Jolie||Lara Croft||Hindi||English||2003||2003||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Gerard Butler as Terry Sheridan|
|Ghost Rider||Eva Mendes||Roxanne Simpson
|Hindi||English||2007||2007||She has voiced this character in the original Sound & Vision India Hindi dub.|
|You Don't Mess with the Zohan||Emmanuelle Chriqui||Dalia Hakbarah||Hindi||English||2008||2008|
|Transformers||Megan Fox||Mikaela Banes||Hindi||English||2007||2007||Performed alongside Saumya Daan who voiced Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky in Hindi.|
|Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||Megan Fox||Mikaela Banes||Hindi||English||2009||2009|
|King Kong||Naomi Watts||Ann Darrow||Hindi||English||2005||2005||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Jack Black as Carl Denham in the Hindi dubbed version.|
|Mission Impossible III||Michelle Monaghan||Julia||Hindi||English||2006||2006||Performed alongside Viraj Adhav who voiced Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt.|
|Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol||Paula Patton||Jane Carter||Hindi||English||2011||2011||Performed alongside Viraj Adhav who voiced Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt.|
|Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time||Gemma Arterton||Princess Tamina||Hindi||English||2010||2010||Performed alongside Yudhvir Dahiya who voiced Jake Gyllenhaal as Dastan, Kabir Bedi who voiced Ben Kingsley as Nizam, and Rajesh Khattar who voiced Richard Coyle as Tus and Narrated in the Hindi dubbed version. The original Hindi dubbed version was also aired on UTV Action.|
|John Carter||Lynn Collins||Dejah Thoris||Hindi||English||2012||2012||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Dominic West as Sab Than in the Hindi dubbed version.|
|Skyfall||Bérénice Marlohe||Sévérine||Hindi||English||2012||2012||Mona's name (credited as Mona Shetty) was mentioned on the Hindi dub credits of the DVD release of the film, also containing the Tamil, Telugu, Russian and Ukrainian credits. She also served as a dubbing director of the Hindi dub, alongside Kalpesh Parekh.|
|Total Recall||Kate Beckinsale||Lori Quaid||Hindi||English||2012||2012||Performed alongside Sanket Mhatre who voiced Colin Farell as Doug Quaid/Carl Hauser in Hindi.|
|Hellboy||Selma Blair||Liz Sherman||Hindi||English||2004||2004||Performed alongside Rajesh Jolly who voiced Ron Perlman as Hellboy and also with Viraj Adhav who voiced Rupert Evans as John Myres in the Hindi dubbed version.|
|Dawn of the Planet of the Apes||Keri Russell||Ellie||Hindi||English||2014||2014||Dubbed by Sound & Vision India and performed alongside other Hindi voice artists such as Sharad Kelkar.|
|Captain America: The Winter Soldier||Cobie Smulders||Maria Hill||Hindi||English||2014||2014||Performed alongside Joy Sengupta who voiced Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America and Shakti Singh who voiced Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury in Hindi.|
|Guardians of the Galaxy||Zoe Saldana||Gamora||Hindi||English||2014||2014||Performed alongside Viraj Adhav who voiced Chris Pratt as Peter Quill in Hindi. View the Hindi Wikipedia page for more info on the Hindi voice cast.|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014 film)||Megan Fox||April O'Neil||Hindi||English||2014||2014||Performed alongside Shubhraj Bhat who voiced Jeremy Howard as Donatello, Mayur Vyas who voiced Tony Shalhoub as Splinter, Sanket Mhatre who voiced Johnny Knoxville as Leonardo, Amit Diondy who voiced Noel Fisher as Michelangelo in Hindi.|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows||Megan Fox||April O'Neil||Hindi||English||2016||2016||Performed alongside Shubhraj Bhat who voiced Jeremy Howard as Donatello, Mayur Vyas who voiced Tony Shalhoub as Splinter, Sanket Mhatre who voiced Johnny Knoxville as Leonardo, Amit Diondy who voiced Noel Fisher as Michelangelo in Hindi.|
|Kochadaiiyaan||Deepika Padukone||Princess Vandana||Hindi||Tamil||2014||2014|
|Exodus: Gods and Kings||María Valverde||Zipporah||Hindi||English||2014||2014|
|Mr. X (film)||Amyra Dastur||Hindi||2015||2015|
|Himmatwala (2013 film)||Tamannaah Bhatia||Hindi||2013||2013|
|Avengers: Age of Ultron||Cobie Smulders||Maria Hill||Hindi||English||2015||2015||Performed alongside Joy Sengupta who voiced Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Rajesh Jolly who voiced Don Cheadle as Lt. Col. James 'Rhodey' Rhodes, Samay Raj Thakkar who voiced Mark Ruffalo as Dr. Bruce Banner/Hulk, Shakti Singh who voiced Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Rajesh Khattar who voiced Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Atul Kapoor who voiced Paul Bettany as J.A.R.V.I.S. and Vision in Hindi.|
|The Guru (2002 film)||Marisa Tomei||Lexi||Hindi||English||2002||2002||Performed alongside with Viraj Adhav who voiced Jimi Mistry as Ramu Gupta in Hindi dubbing.|
|Sky High (2005 film)||Mary Elizabeth Winstead||Gwendolyn "Gwen" Grayson / Royal Pain / Sue Tenny
|Hindi||English||2005||Aired by Disney.|
|Inspector Gadget 2||Elaine Hendrix||G2||Hindi||English||2003||2003|
|The Last Samurai||Koyuki||Taka||Hindi||English||2003||2003|
|Film Title||Character||Original voice||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub year Release||Notes|
|Beauty and the Beast||Belle||Paige O'Hara||Hindi||English||1991||2009||Aired on TV, dubbed in Hindi. Mona only provided the speaking voice for this character, in the Hindi dub. The singing Hindi voice was provided by Mimosa Pinto.|
|Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas||Belle||Paige O'Hara||Hindi||English||1997||????||Mona only provided the speaking voice for this character, in the Hindi dub. The singing Hindi voice was provided by Mimosa Pinto.|
|Belle's Magical World||Belle||Paige O'Hara||Hindi||English||1998||????||Mona only provided the speaking voice for this character, in the Hindi dub. The singing Hindi voice was provided by Mimosa Pinto.|
|Toy Story 3||Barbie||Jodi Benson||Hindi||English||2010||2010|
|Puss in Boots||Kitty Softpaws||Salma Hayek||Hindi||English||2011||2011||Hindi dub released in theatrically and on Home media releases. Her credit name for the role of Kitty was credited as: "MONA SHETTY".|
|Ice Age: Continental Drift||Unknown character||Unknown voice||Hindi||English||2012||2012|
|Disney's Planes||Ishani||Priyanka Chopra||Hindi||English||2013||2015|
|The Angry Birds Movie||Maya Rudolph||Matilda||Hindi||English||2016||2016|
|Finding Dory||Ellen DeGeneres||Dory||Bengali||English||2016||2017||Bengali dub premiered on Star Jalsha on 15 October 2017 at 2:00 pm IST.|
Live action filmsEdit
|Film title||Staff role||Studio||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|Skyfall||Dubbing Director||Sound & Vision India||Hindi||English||2012||2012||This film was also dubbed into Tamil and Telugu by the same studio. Mona directed the Hindi dub. K. Sabarinathan and M. Mythili Kiran have directed the Tamil and Telugu dubs respectively.|
|Iron Man 3||Dubbing Director||Sound & Vision India||Hindi||English||2013||2013||This film was also dubbed into Tamil and Telugu by the same studio. Mona directed the Hindi dub alongside Kalpesh Parekh. K. Sabarinathan and M. Mythili Kiran have directed the Tamil and Telugu dubs respectively.|
|Avengers: Age of Ultron||Dubbing Director||Sound & Vision India||Hindi||English||2015||2015||This film was also dubbed into Tamil and Telugu by the same studio. Mona directed the Hindi dub alongside Kalpesh Parekh. K. Sabarinathan and M. Mythili Kiran have directed the Tamil and Telugu dubs respectively.|
|Jurassic World||Dubbing Director||Sound & Vision India||Hindi||English||2015||2015||This film was also dubbed into Tamil and Telugu by the same studio. Mona directed the Hindi dub alongside Kalpesh Parekh. K. Sabarinathan and M. Mythili Kiran have directed the Tamil and Telugu dubs respectively.|
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