Watch: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns Angelina Jolie's voice in ‘Maleficent’


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan becomes Angelina Jolie’s voice in the Hindi version of ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’. Dressed in black ensembles, Ash looked magnificently beautiful and her voice was commending and powerful. Aishwarya’s voice suited with Angelina Jolie’s.

‘Maleficient: Mistress of Evil’ showcases the journey of Maleficent and Princess Aurora. The trailer shows Maleficent gets disturbed after Princess Aurora is engaged to Prince Philip. However, the formidable Queen Ingrith, mother of Philip, wants to use the marriage a means to divide humans and fairies.

Talking about Aishwarya Rai being the perfect match for the voice of Maleficent, Bikram Duggal, Head - Studio Entertainment, Disney India, said in a statement, "Looking at how Angelina Jolie fits Maleficent's role down to the letter, it was hard to imagine anyone else essaying the character other than Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for our local audience. We wanted to build a strong connect and bring her character to life in Hindi and felt Aishwarya's persona, which is filled with elegance and poise, would be a perfect blend."

‘Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil’ also features Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson, Ed Skrein, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville. It is helmed by Joachim Rønning from a story by Linda Woolverton, written by Linda Woolverton and Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue. It has been co-produced by Joe Roth, Angelina, and Duncan Henderson.

The film is slated to hit theatres in India on October 18, 2019.