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Interesting facts about 'The Jungle Book' Actor

Updated on April 27, 2016

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The Jungle Book has been made in America and is being making a blast all over world.Many actors from Hollywood has given their voice for the movie.Even the movie has got the huge response in India.In India famous actors of Bollywood has given their voice for the different characters of the movie.

This article displays the unknown facts about the one and only human character in the movie Neil Sethi who had played the role of 'Mowgli' in the movie.

1.He is an Indian-American

Even though Neils birth took place in America his grand parents was from Haryana state of India.They still have their ancestral property over their.

At present Neils family stays in New York but the birth of his grand father took place in India.

2.Family Background

45 years ago his grand father went to America and settled there.His grand parents frequently visit India even Neil has visited India in his childhood.

Neils parents,his father Dr.Sam and his mother Dr.Ratna Sethi both are dental surgeon's in USA.

3.Neil to Mowgli

Everyone knows that to get the role of such popular character would not have been easy.The fact is that for the role of Mowgli more than 2000 kids were auditioned and finally Neil was selected.

The movie includes Neil as a only human character and all others are animated.


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4.Big Names In The Movie

In this movies many famous actors from Hollywood has given the voice to different characters of the movie they incude Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, and Christopher Walken.

Even in its Hindi version the famous Bollywood actors such as Priyanka Chopra,Irfaan Khan and others has given their voice.'

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5.Neil's school life

Neil is the student of sixth grade and is also bright in studies.He was born on 22nd December 2003 what would be his age he is merely of 13-14 years.

The director of this movie Jon Favreau watched Neil performing in his school in a play and he was impressed by his acting and he immediately gave him invitation for the audition of The Jungle Book.


6.Renumeration paid for the movie

You will be shocked to know how much money has been given to Neil to play the character of Mowgli.

He has been paid a whooping amount of 30 Crore rupees which was accepted by his family and agreed to let him act for the movie.

The budget of the movie is about 175 million dollars.

7.Collection of the movie worldwide

In India the movie has got the tremendous response and has collected more than 140 crore rupees.

And it has crossed the highest mark of earnings it has collected more than $500 million which is highest by any of the movie in the world.


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