10 times when Malayalam actors dubbed for other actors
In cinema, dubbing is as important as acting, because proper dubbing can lift the character to another level effectively. Many of our stars dub themselves for their characters. But some of them, mainly female artists opt for a dubbing artist. At the same time, some of our actors have turned dubbing artist for other actors. Here is the list of Malayalam actors who dubbed for other actors.
Multifaceted talent Sreenivasan who is known for his works as a scriptwriter, director and actor has worked as a dubbing artist as well. He lent his voice for megastar Mammootty in movies such as Oru Madapravinte Katha and Vilkkanundu Swapnangal and for popular Kollywood actor Thyagarajan in Oru Muthassi Katha. He has also worked as the voice-over artist in many films.
Have your ever noticed that the voice of Karim Bhai of 1991 Malayalam movie Kanalkattu played by Keerikadan Jose sounds familiar. Yes, it was evergreen actor Jayaram, who played Benny in the movie, who lent his voice for him. He also dubbed for innumerous number of small characters in many of his films.
This young talent is also in the list of actors who have lent their voice for other actors. He has given his voice for Chirakkal Kothuwal, the character played by popular Kollywood actor Arya in the movie Urumi, in which Prithviraj played the lead role of Chirakkal Kelu Nayanar.
Versatile actor Saikumar is a good dubbing artist too and has dubbed for several Malayalam films. Baahubali fame Sathyaraj’s voice in the Malayalam film Aagathan is given by Saikumar. The list continues with names including Thyagarajan in Thilakkam, Napoleon in Kanal Kireedam and Suresh Krishna in Karumadikkuttan.
Talented actress Urvashi has proved her talent as a dubbing artist as well. She has lent her voice for Kalaranjini, who is her elder sister in the 2002 Malayalam movie Nandanam directed by Ranjith. She has also dubbed for many popular actresses in Tamil movies.
6. Narendra Prasad
Narendra Prasad is the voice behind Lomapadhan, played by Babu Antony in the Malayalam classic Vaisali. Another famous character he has dubbed was, Ramachandra Menon of Chithram, played by Poornam Vishwanathan. He has also dubbed for NL Balakrishnan in Orkkapurathu, Charuhasan in Adharvam and Babu Antony once again in Douthyam.
Multitalented artiste Revathi has rendered her voice for many actresses in both Malayalam as well as Tamil film industry. She has lent her voice for actresses including Madhubala in Yodha, Pooja Bhatra in Megham, Sridevi in Devaraagam and Khushboo in Chandrolsavam. She has dubbed also for actresses like Tabu, Kajol and Saranya Ponvannan in various Tamil movies.
8. KPAC Lalitha
KPAC Lalitha has dubbed for many popular actresses including Sharada, Lakshmi and Vijayasree. Sharada got Kerala state film award for best actress for the movie Thara, which was dubbed by KPAC Lalitha. She has acted as the voice character in two movies, Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Mathilukal and Cold Storage.
9. Sarath Das
Sarath Das is an actor who has received Kerala state film award for best dubbing artist in 2005 for the movie Achuvinte Amma, in which he dubbed for Narain. He has received the same award once again in 2015 for the movie Edavappathy. He has also dubbed for Sidharth Bharathan in Nammal and Nishan in many films.
Award-winning actress Praveena is an excellent dubbing artist as well. She has lent her voce for many prominent actresses including Padmapriya, Kavya Madhavan, Manju Warrier and Meena. She received two Kerala state awards for dubbing for the films Electra and Ivan Megharoopan.