Samay Raj Thakkar

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Samay Raj Thakkar
समय राज ठक्कर
Born (1966-10-21) 21 October 1966 (age 48)[1]
Maharashtra, Mumbai, India
Residence Maharashtra, Mumbai, India
Other names Samay T.
Samay V. Thakkar
Samay Thakkar
Samay Thakker
Occupation Actor, voice actor

Samay Raj Thakkar (Hindi: समय राज ठक्कर, born: 21 October 1966) is an Indian actor and voice actor who specialises in dubbing foreign media in the Hindi language. He is sometimes mentioned as: Samay T., Samay V. Thakkar or Samay Thakkar. Sometimes his name is translated as Samay Thakker.

Filmography[edit]

Animated films[edit]

Film title Character Language Year Release
Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan[2] Additional Role Hindi 2008

Dubbing career[edit]

According to Hindi dubbing director of Main Frame Software Communications Ellie Lewis, Samay Thakkar has been voicing various characters in many Hollywood films in Hindi. He is well known for being the Hindi dubbing voice of Christian Bale's role as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the Christopher Nolan's Batman reboot trilogy. He also voiced Arnold Schwarzenegger's roles in all of his films as well.[3] He's Hindi-dubbed for Ajith Kumar in his Tamil language films and for Nagarjuna in his Telugu language films.

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live action Television[edit]

Program Title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Number of Episodes Original Airdate Dubbed Airdate Notes
Goosebumps Unknown actor Unknown character Hindi English 74 10/27/1995-11/16/1998 5/15/2006-2009 Aired on Jetix India dubbed in Hindi.
(Now known as Disney XD India.)
CID Dayanand Shetty Senior Inspector Daya Hindi 16 Seasons (Dubbed ???) 1/21/1998-Current Unknown There were some episodes where Samay had to dub for this actor, due to Dayanand having temporal health issues.

Television animation[edit]

Program title Original voice Character Dub Language Original Language Number of Episodes Original Airdate Dubbed Airdate Notes
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy[4] Greg Eagles Grim Hindi English 71 6/13/2003-10/12/2008

Live action films[edit]

Film title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Ji Ajith Kumar Vasu Hindi Tamil 2005 2005 The Hindi dub was titled: "Ek Sarfarosh".
Aegan Ajith Kumar Shiva Hindi Tamil 2008 2008 The Hindi dub was titled: "Janbaaz Camando".
Athadu Rahul Dev Sadhu Hindi Tamil 2005 2005 The Hindi dub was titled: "Cheetah: The Power of One".
Pokiri Prakash Raj Ali Bhai Hindi Telugu 2006 2006 The Hindi dub was titled: "Tapori Wanted".
Ranam Biju Menon Bhagwati Hindi Telugu 2006 2006 The Hindi dub was titled: "Surya Jalta Nahi Jalata Hai".
King Nagarjuna Bottu Seenu Hindi Telugu 2008 2008 The Hindi dub was titled: "King No. 1" and the character: "Bottu Seenu" was renamed to "Raghu Rokda" in the Hindi dubbed version.
Ragada Nagarjuna Satya Reddy Hindi Telugu 2010 2010 Samay has voiced for the Hindi-dubbed version of this film. A Tamil dubbed version also exists which was titled: "Vambhu".
Spawn Michael Jai White Spawn Hindi English 1997 1997
Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck Chuckie Sullivan Hindi English 1997 Unknown
The Tuxedo Ritchie Coster Dietrich Banning Hindi English
Cantonese Chinese
2002 Unknown
Ghost Rider Donal Logue Mack Hindi English 2007 2007 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Nicolas Cage as Ghost Rider/Johnny Blaze, Viraj Adhav who voiced Wes Bentley as Blackheart, Parminder Ghumman who voiced Peter Fonda as Mephistopheles and Rajesh Jolly who voiced Sam Elliott as Caretaker in Hindi.
National Security[5] Eric Roberts Nash Hindi English 2003 2003
The Italian Job Mark Wahlberg Charlie Croker Hindi English 2003 2003
The Core Richard Jenkins Lieutenant General Thomas Purcell Hindi English 2003 2003
National Treasure Sean Bean Ian Hindi English 2004 2004
King Arthur Clive Owen King Arthur Hindi English 2004 2004
Mindhunters LL Cool J Gabe Jenson Hindi English 2004 2004
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Christopher Meloni Freakshow Hindi English 2004 2004
XXX: State of the Union Ice Cube XXX Hindi English 2005 2005
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Ioan Gruffudd Dr. Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic Hindi English 2007 2007 Performed alongside with Ankur Javeri who voiced Chris Evans as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Hindi.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Gary Oldman Sirius Black Hindi English 2004 2004
Batman Begins Christian Bale Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 2005 2005
The Dark Knight Christian Bale Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 2008 2008
The Dark Knight Rises[6] Christian Bale Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 2012 2012 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Ben Mendelsohn as Mr. Daggett in Hindi.
The Prestige (film) Christian Bale Alfred Borden Hindi English 2006 2006
Scary Movie 4 Craig Bierko Tom Ryan Hindi English 2006 2006
The Golden Compass Daniel Craig Lord Asriel Hindi English 2007 2007
Wild Hogs Ray Liotta Jack Blade Hindi English 2007 2007
Ip Man Chen Zhihui Master Liu Hindi Cantonese Chinese
Mandarin Chinese
Japanese
2008 2009
Outlander Jim Caviezel Kainan Hindi English
Icelandic
French
2008 2008
Inkheart Brendan Fraser Mortimer "Mo" Folchart Hindi English 2008 2008
The International Clive Owen Louis Salinger Hindi English 2009 2009
Inglourious Basterds Christoph Waltz SD colonel Hans Landa Hindi English
German
French
Italian
2009 2009
Universal Soldier: Regeneration Jean-Claude Van Damme Luc Devereaux Hindi English 2009 2009
Book of Eli Denzel Washington Eli Hindi English 2010 2010
Scream 4 David Arquette Sheriff Riley Hindi English 2011 2011
The Three Musketeers Matthew Macfadyen Athos Hindi English 2011 2011
Super 8 Kyle Chandler Deputy Jackson Lamb Hindi English 2011 2011
Intruders Clive Owen John Farrow Hindi English
Spanish
2011 2011
The Adjustment Bureau John Slattery Richardson Hindi English 2011 2011
Priest Paul Bettany Priest Hindi English 2011 2011
Underworld: Awakening Michael Ealy Detective Sebastian Hindi English 2012 2012
Men in Black III Josh Brolin Young Agent K Hindi English 2012 2012 Shakti Singh voiced the present version of this character.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Dwayne Johnson Hank Parsons Hindi English 2012 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man Denis Leary Captain George Stacy Hindi English 2012 2012 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Irrfan Khan as Dr. Rajit Ratha in Hindi. Strangely, He has previously Hindi dubbed for Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the original trilogy, but has passed on to voice another character.
The Avengers Mark Ruffalo Dr. Bruce Banner/Hulk Hindi English 2012 2012 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man in Hindi.
Zero Dark Thirty Jason Clarke Dan Hindi English 2012 2012
Red Dawn Jeffrey Dean Morgan Sergeant Major Andrew Tanner Hindi English 2012 2012
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Tyrese Gibson Robert Epps Hindi English 2011 2011 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced John Turturro as Agent Simmons in Hindi.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Greg Ellis (actor) Lieutenant Theodore Groves Hindi English 2011 2011 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Hindi.
The Bourne Ultimatum Matt Damon Jason Bourne Hindi English 2007
Sherlock Holmes Mark Strong Lord Henry Blackwood Hindi English 2009 2009
Sherlock Holmes James Fox Sir Thomas Rotheram Hindi English 2009 2009
American Gangster Roger Guenveur Smith/Common (rapper) Nate/Turner Lucas Hindi English 2007 2007
Contagion Matt Damon/Chin Han Mitch Emhoff/Sun Feng Hindi English 2011 2011
Unstoppable Wesley Snipes Dean Cage Hindi English 2004
A Few Good Men Kevin Bacon Captain Jack Ross, USMC Hindi English 1992
Robocop Michael Keaton Raymond Sellars Hindi English 2014 2014
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Denis Leary Captain George Stacy Hindi English 2014 2014 Performed alongside with Viraj Adhav who voiced Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. Also with Vivek Oberoi who voiced Jamie Foxx as Electro in Hindi.

Animated films[edit]

Film Title Character Original voice Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub year Release Notes
Beauty and the Beast[7][8] Beast Robby Benson Hindi English 1991 2009 Aired on Television dubbed in Hindi.
Kung Fu Panda Tai Lung Ian McShane Hindi English 2008 2008
Megamind Metro Man Brad Pitt Hindi English 2010 2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CINTAA Samay V. Thakkar". CINTAA.net. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan". WhichFlicks. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India – The Tribune Lifestyle". Tribuneindia.com. 7 April 2007. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "A Grade Dubbing Actor-Samay Raj Thakkar". Blogspot.com. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  6. ^ [2][dead link]
  7. ^ "Beauty and the Beast – Something There (Hindi)". YouTube. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Beauty & the Beast : Something There / Beast part – One-Line Multilanguage". Beauty Robina. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2012.