Viraj Adhav

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Viraj Adhav
विराज आधव
Born Unknown
India
Occupation Actor
Voice actor

Viraj Adhav (Hindi: विराज आधव Virāja Ādhava) is an Indian actor who acts on Bollywood and Indian television programs and also a voice actor who specializes with dubbing foreign films into Hindi, his native language.

Filmography[edit]

Live action films[edit]

Year Film title Role Language Notes
2010 Lafangey Parindey [1] Diesel (AKA Rameshwar Iyer) Hindi

Dubbing career[edit]

He is considered to be the official Hindi dub-over voice artist for American actor, Tom Cruise such as his role as Ethan Hunt throughout the Mission Impossible film series and other well known movies that Tom Cruise starred in. Also dubbed over Indian actors for Bollywood films such as John Abraham, Dino Morea, Ashmit Patel and Zulfi Syed.[2]

Usually, just about all the roles that he dubs over for films are considered main protagonist roles, but it's rare for him to play supporting protagonist roles. He never dubs for any Antagonist role.

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live action films[edit]

Film title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Jism John Abraham Kabir Lal Hindi 2003 2003 Due to the actors' poor Hindi knowledge, The directors for these films, could not allow the actors to use their real voices, so Viraj has dubbed for them to disguise their voices, despite that the movies were already shot in Hindi.
Saaya John Abraham Dr. Akash Hindi 2003 2003
Aetbaar John Abraham Aryan Trivedi Hindi 2004 2004
Paap John Abraham Shiven "Shi" Hindi 2004 2004
Murder Ashmit Patel Sudhir Hindi 2004 2004
Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story Zulfi Syed Prince Shahjahan Hindi 2005 2005
36 China Town [3] Upen Patel Rocky Hindi 2006 2006
Mission: Impossible Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 1996 1996
Mission: Impossible II Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2000 2000
Mission: Impossible III Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2006 2006
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2011 2011
Jerry Maguire Tom Cruise Jerry Maguire Hindi English 1996 1996
Vanilla Sky Tom Cruise David Aames Hindi English 2001 2001
Austin Powers in Goldmember Tom Cruise Himself Hindi English
Japanese
2002 2002
The Last Samurai Tom Cruise Captain Nathan Algren Hindi English
Japanese
2003 2003
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Matthew Marsden Dr. Jack Byron Hindi English 2004 2004
Knight and Day Tom Cruise Roy Miller Hindi English 2010 2010 Performed alongside with Toshi Sinha who voiced Cameron Diaz as June Havens in Hindi.
Rock of Ages Tom Cruise Stacee Jaxx Hindi English 2012 2012
Face/Off Nicolas Cage Castor Troy Hindi English 1997 1997
Blue Streak Luke Wilson Carlson Hindi English 1999 1999
Charlie's Angels Luke Wilson Peter Kominsky Hindi English 2000 2000
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Luke Wilson Peter Kominsky Hindi English 2003 2003
The Matrix Keanu Reeves Thomas A. Anderson/Neo Hindi English 1999 1999 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Lambert Wilson as The Merovingian and Mona Ghosh Shetty who voiced Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity
The Matrix Reloaded Keanu Reeves Thomas A. Anderson/Neo Hindi English 2003 2003
The Matrix Revolutions Keanu Reeves Thomas A. Anderson/Neo Hindi English 2003 2003
X-Men Shawn Ashmore Bobby Drake/Iceman Hindi English 2000 2000
X2: X-Men United Shawn Ashmore Bobby Drake/Iceman Hindi English 2003 2003
X-Men: The Last Stand Shawn Ashmore Bobby Drake/Iceman Hindi English 2006 2006
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Orlando Bloom Will Turner Hindi English 2003 2003 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Orlando Bloom Will Turner Hindi English 2006 2006
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Orlando Bloom Will Turner Hindi English 2007 2007
Hellboy Rupert Evans John Myers Hindi English 2004 2004
Avatar Sam Worthington [4] Jake Sully Hindi English 2009 2009
The Amazing Spider-Man Andrew Garfield Peter Parker/Spider-Man Hindi English 2012 2012 Performed alongside with Rajesh Khattar who voiced Irrfan Khan as Dr. Rajit Ratha, Toshi Sinha who voiced Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy and Samay Raj Thakkar who voiced Denis Leary as Captain George Stacy.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Andrew Garfield Peter Parker/Spider-Man Hindi English 2014 2014 Performed alongside with Vivek Oberoi who voiced Jamie Foxx as Electro, Toshi Sinha who voiced Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy and Samay Raj Thakkar who voiced Denis Leary as Captain George Stacy.

Animated Films[edit]

Film title Original Voice Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Pocahontas Mel Gibson John Smith Hindi English 1995 Unknown

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ApurvBollywood: August 2010". Blogspot.com. 2010-08-01. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  2. ^ "Hindi Dubbing Stars: A Grade Dubbing Star-Viraj Adhav". Blogspot.com. 2012-12-26. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 
  3. ^ "Ghost speakers lend voices to Bollywood - Mumbai". dnaindia.com. 2006-04-30. Retrieved 2012-12-28. 
  4. ^ "James Cameron's Avatar - Trailer (Hindi)". YouTube. 2009-11-13. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 

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