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Jungle Book’s Mowgli aka Neel Sethi gets a warm welcome in India
Mowgli of highly awaited film 'The Jungle Book', child actor Neel Sethi has begun his International promotional tour for the movie in India. Photo: Viral Bhayani
Mowgli of highly awaited film 'The Jungle Book', child actor Neel Sethi has begun his International promotional tour for the movie in India. Photo: Viral Bhayani
Neil, who will visit some special sites in Mumbai, received a warm welcome at the Mumbai airport.
Neil, who will visit some special sites in Mumbai, received a warm welcome at the Mumbai airport.
The Disney live-action epic film will mark the debut of the 12-year-old actor, who plays the only human being in the story.
The Disney live-action epic film will mark the debut of the 12-year-old actor, who plays the only human being in the story.
Recently in a statement, Neel said, "I have heard so many stories about the jungles of India from my maternal grandparents who live here. I am so excited to be visiting my homeland once again. When my parents heard that I got the part to play Mowgli, they were so excited because the stories are based in India."
Recently in a statement, Neel said, "I have heard so many stories about the jungles of India from my maternal grandparents who live here. I am so excited to be visiting my homeland once again. When my parents heard that I got the part to play Mowgli, they were so excited because the stories are based in India."
The New York-based actor was hand-picked by director Jon Favreau from over 2000 hopefuls to play the role of Mowgli.
The New York-based actor was hand-picked by director Jon Favreau from over 2000 hopefuls to play the role of Mowgli.
Neel says he is "thrilled" to play the iconic character and hopes people in India will enjoy the movie.
Neel says he is "thrilled" to play the iconic character and hopes people in India will enjoy the movie.
Favreau, who has directed films like Iron Man, The Office and Chef, had an "exhaustive worldwide search" to find the right child to play Mowgli but narrowed on Neel the moment he saw the young actor.
Favreau, who has directed films like Iron Man, The Office and Chef, had an "exhaustive worldwide search" to find the right child to play Mowgli but narrowed on Neel the moment he saw the young actor.
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