Kishore Bhatt

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Kishore Bhatt
Born 2 March 1951 (age 67)
Bombay, Bombay State, India
Occupation Voice Actor
Notable credit(s) James in Pokémon
(Cartoon Network Dub)

Super Buu and Majin Buu in Dragon Ball Z
Spouse(s) Seema Bhatt

Kishore Bhatt (born 2 March 1951) is an Indian voice actor who is known for dubbing foreign content in the Hindi language such as for films and TV programs.

Dubbing career[edit]

Kishore was well known for being the voice actor of James (Kojiro) in the first Hindi dub of the Pokémon anime.[1] His colleagues who also dubbed the Anime for the original dub with him were Prasad Barve who has given the Hindi-dubbing voice to Ash Ketchum (Satoshi), Abhishek Singh who has given the Hindi-dubbing voice to Brock (Takeshi), and Nachiket Dighe who has given the Hindi-dubbing voice to Tracey Sketchit (Kenji).

He has also dubbed for Anthony Daniels as C-3PO in Star Wars films in Hindi.

Dubbing roles[edit]

Television animation[edit]

Program title Original voice Character Dub Language Original Language Number of Episodes Original Airdate Dubbed Airdate Notes
Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 95 9/5/1992-
9/15/1995
9/9/2000-
7/8/2005
Aired on Cartoon Network India.
Justice League Kevin Conroy Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 52 11/17/2001-
5/29/2004
9/9/2002-
7/8/2006
Aired on Cartoon Network India.
Batman Beyond Kevin Conroy Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 52 1/10/1999-
12/18/2001
9/9/2000-
7/8/2001
Aired on the Toonami block part of Cartoon Network India.
Jackie Chan Adventures Sab Shimono Uncle Chan Hindi English 95 9/9/2000-
7/8/2005
Samurai Jack Phil LaMarr Samurai Jack Hindi English 52 8/10/2001-
9/25/2004
11/30/2001-
2005
Make Way for Noddy Michael Dobson Big Ears Hindi English 39 9/2/2002-2008 Aired on Cartoon Network India and Pogo.
The Batman Mitch Pileggi James Gordon Hindi English 65 (13 dubbed) 9/11/2004-
3/8/2008
The character appeared throughout 13 episodes.
Dragon Tales Ty Olsson Ord Hindi English
Spanish
All 9/6/1999-11/25/2005 2005 Aired on Cartoon Network India and Pogo.

Anime[edit]

Program title Original Japanese voice Character Dub Language Episodes Original airdate Dubbed airdate Notes
Pokémon Shin'ichirō Miki
(JP)
Ted Lewis (Season 1, Episodes 2–8)
Eric Stuart (Seasons 1–8, From Episode 9)
Carter Cathcart (Seasons 9- present) (EN)
James (Kojirō)
(First Dub)
Hindi 1000+ 4/1/1997-Current First dub 5/12/2003-2015
(India)
2004-2013
(Pakistan)
Second dub 5/19/2014-Current
The First 8 seasons dubbed, were based on the 4Kids Entertainment English dub. The later seasons were also dubbed in Hindi and are also revised translations based on the English dub. A Second Hindi dub has been produced featuring a new Hindi voice cast and translation by UTV Software Communications and aired on Hungama TV. The first dub that Bhatt was involved in, was produced by Sound and Vision India for Cartoon Network India, Cartoon Network Pakistan and Pogo.
Rajesh Shukla voiced this character in the second Hindi dub.

Live action television[edit]

Program title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Airdate Dubbed Airdate Notes
Beakman's World Paul Zaloom Beakman Hindi English 9/18/1992-12/6/1997

Live action films[edit]

Film title Actor(s) Character(s) Dub Language Original Language Original Year release Dub Year release Notes
Star Wars: A New Hope Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 1977
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 1980
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 1983
Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 1999
Star Wars: Attack of the Clones Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 2002
Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 2005
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 2015 2015
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Anthony Daniels C-3PO Hindi English 2017 2017
The Tuxedo Peter Stormare Dr. Simms Hindi English
Cantonese Chinese
2002
The Legend of Zorro Tony Amendola Father Quintero Hindi English 2005 2005 Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Antonio Banderas as Alejandro Murrieta / Zorro in Hindi.
Titanic Victor Garber Thomas Andrews Hindi English 1997 1998 Performed alongside
Ankur Javeri who voiced Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson in Hindi.
Daredevil David Keith Jack Murdock Hindi English 2003 2003 Performed alongside Prasad Barve who voiced Scott Terra and Leland Orser as Young Matt Murdock and Wesley Owen Welch respectively, Parminder Ghumman who voiced Michael Clarke Duncan as Wilson Fisk / The Kingpin.
Both Kishore Bhatt and Prasad Barve had voiced 2 characters in the Hindi dubbed version.
Joe Pantoliano Ben Urich
101 Dalmatians Hugh Laurie Jasper Hindi English 1996 1996
Batman Forever Tommy Lee Jones Harvey Dent/Two-Face Hindi English 1995 1995
X-Men Bruce Davison Senator Robert Kelly Hindi English 2000 2000
X2: X-Men United Bruce Davison Senator Robert Kelly Hindi English 2003 2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Unknown actor Unknown character
(First Dub)
Hindi English 2001 2002 Kishore participated in the first Hindi dub. On Christmas of 2011, UTV Action aired a second dub produced in-house by UTV Software Communications.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Unknown actor Unknown character
(First Dub)
Hindi English 2002 2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Unknown actor Unknown character
(First Dub)
Hindi English 2003 2004
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Alec Baldwin Alan Hunley Hindi English 2015 2015
Dredd Karl Urban Judge Dredd Hindi English 2012 2012
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Brian Cox John Landon Hindi English 2011 2011
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Gary Oldman Dreyfus Hindi English 2014 2014
Inspector Gadget 2 Bruce Spence Baxter Hindi English 2003 2003
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone John Cleese Nearly Headless Nick Hindi English 2001 2002 Kishore had voiced 2 characters in the Hindi dub.
Ian Hart Professor Quirinus Quirrell
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets John Cleese Nearly Headless Nick Hindi English 2002 2003
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Chow Yun-fat Captain Sao Feng Hindi English 2007 2007
Iron Man Jon Favreau Harold "Happy" Hogan Hindi English 2008 2008 Kishore had voiced 2 characters in the Hindi dub.
Shakti Singh dubbed for Nick Fury in next MCU movies.
Samuel L. Jackson Nick Fury
(Uncredited Cameo)
Iron Man 2 Jon Favreau Harold "Happy" Hogan Hindi English 2010 2010
Captain America: The First Avenger JJ Feild James Montgomery Falsworth
(First Dub)
Hindi English 2011 2011 A second Hindi dub was produced in-house by UTV Software Communications for the television channel UTV Action, featuring a different voice cast and translation.
Iron Man 3 Jon Favreau Harold "Happy" Hogan Hindi English 2013 2013
Spiderman: Homecoming Jon Favreau Harold "Happy" Hogan Hindi English 2017 2017
Avengers: Infinity War Ross Marquand Red Skull / Stonekeeper Hindi English 2018 2018

Animated films[edit]

Film title Original voice Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Kevin Conroy Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 1993 2000 Aired by Cartoon Network on November 25, 2000.
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero Kevin Conroy Bruce Wayne/Batman Hindi English 1998
Tom and Jerry: The Movie Don Messick Droopy Hindi English 1993
Madagascar David Schwimmer Melman Mankiewicz Hindi English 2005 2005
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa David Schwimmer Melman Mankiewicz Hindi English 2008 2008
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted David Schwimmer Melman Mankiewicz Hindi English 2012 2012
Barbie of Swan Lake Michael Dobson Burly Villager Hindi English 2003 2004 Minor character role.
Hindi dub released on VCD/DVD and aired on Television.
Barbie as the Island Princess Russell Roberts King Peter Hindi English 2007 2007 The Hindi dubbing credits were shown after the original credits. He was credited as: "Kishore Bhat".[2]
Shrek 2 Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots Hindi English 2004 2004 Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Mike Myers as Shrek in Hindi dubbed version.
Shrek the Third Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots Hindi English 2007 2007
Shrek Forever After Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots Hindi English 2010 2010
Puss in Boots Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots Hindi English 2011 2011 Hindi dub released theatrically and also for Home media releases and Television airings. His credit name for the role of Puss was misspelled as: "KISHOR EBHATT".[3]
Over the Hedge Garry Shandling Verne Hindi English 2006 2006
Kung Fu Panda 2 Gary Oldman Lord Shen Hindi English 2011 2011 Performed alongside Prasad Barve who voiced Jack Black as Po, Toshi Sinha who voiced Lucy Liu as Viper and Amar Babaria who voiced Jackie Chan as Monkey in the Hindi dubbed version.
Toy Story Tom Hanks Sheriff Woody Hindi English 1995 1995 Performed alongside with Saptrishi Ghosh who voiced Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear
Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks Sheriff Woody Hindi English 1999 1999 Performed alongside with Saptrishi Ghosh who voiced Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear
Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks Sheriff Woody Hindi English 2010 2010 Performed alongside with Saptrishi Ghosh who voiced Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear

Anime films[edit]

Film title Original Japanese voice Character Dub Language Original Year Release Dubbed Year Release Notes
Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns Shin'ichirō Miki
(JP)
Eric Stuart (EN)
James (Kojirō) Hindi 2000 2006 Aired on Television 6 years later, after the original Japanese release. The Hindi dub was a revised translation of the English dub, thus meaning all changes in the English dub were impact in the Hindi dubbed version.
Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew Shin'ichirō Miki
(JP)
Eric Stuart (EN)
James (Kojirō) Hindi 2005 2009 (Pakistan)
2010 (India)
Aired on Cartoon Network Pakistan in 2009, and on its Indian counterpart in 2010. The Hindi dub was a revised translation of the English dub, thus meaning all changes in the English dub were impact in the Hindi dubbed version.
Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai Shin'ichirō Miki
(JP)
Jimmy Zoppi (EN)
James (Kojirō) Hindi 2007 2011 Aired on Television 4 years later, after the original Japanese release. The Hindi dub was a revised translation of the English dub, thus meaning all changes in the English dub were impact in the Hindi dubbed version.
Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior Shin'ichirō Miki
(JP)
Jimmy Zoppi (EN)
James (Kojirō) Hindi 2008 2011 (Pakistan) Aired on Cartoon Network Pakistan 3 years later, after the original Japanese release. The Hindi dub was a revised translation of the English dub, thus meaning all changes in the English dub were impact in the Hindi dubbed version.
Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life Shin'ichirō Miki
(JP)

Jimmy Zoppi (EN)
James (Kojirō) Hindi 2009 2011 (Pakistan) Aired on Cartoon Network Pakistan 2 years later, after the original Japanese release. The Hindi dub was a revised translation of the English dub, thus meaning all changes in the English dub were impact in the Hindi dubbed version.
Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions Shin'ichirō Miki
(JP)

Jimmy Zoppi (EN)
James (Kojirō) Hindi 2010 2012 (Pakistan)

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