A voiceover artist breathes life into the characters with their voices. With hours spent crying, laughing, uttering dialogue, and even dramatizing characters portrayed according to the wishes and fantasies of the director. Of the most popular dubbing artists in the industry, singer Sunitha Upadrashta has been vocal about the opposite of the popularity that comes with dubbing, with the effort that goes into this art form. Addressing that, he posed the question of whether voiceovers have a place in 24 crafts? We rarely hear or acknowledge the talent of this dubbing artist. While we’re aware of the tedious effort put into place, here are Tollywood actors who have ventured into the never-before-seen space for a bit of extra entertainment that the film is trying to convey and excels in dubbing for other artists.
8 Tollywood actors who excel in dubbing for other artists:
This was the first incident for this rookie actor. Nani added her natural talent to the Telugu version of the Tamil film Ok Kanmani. It was a dream come true for Nani to work with director Mani Ratnam. Seizing this opportunity, Tollywood star Nani voiced for Dulquer Salmaan.
#2 Charmme Kauro
Charmme Kaur is an actor, proud, and entrepreneur. She strongly calls herself a ‘woman with a business’. Charmme lent her voice to the 2007 Telugu film Chandamama starring Navdeep and Kajal Aggarwal. Due to the leading and dominant role of the female lead in the film, Charmme lent her voice to Kajal Aggarwal.
#3 Swathi Reddy
Swati Reddy nicknamed Swathi Color, is an actress, television presenter and playback singer. She is also referred to as the girl from film fame Ashta Chamma. Swathi was the voice actor for the 2008 Telugu romance film Jalsa. She is the voice actor for Illeana D’Cruz who plays the daughter of a police officer.
#4 Nithya Menen
Nithya Menen started her acting career at the age of eight in the 1998 British film The Monkey Who Knew Too Much. Since then, he has had many roles in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada films. Nithya along with the lead role is the voice actor for Isha Talwar in the 2013 film Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde.
#5 Satyadev Kancharana
The news about the Tamil film Soorarai Pottru dubbed as Aakaasam Nee Haddhu Ra, the loyal Telugu viewers of Suriya film were overjoyed. With the news, another good news came from Satyadev who lent his voice to the character Suriya in the Telugu version. This is also the first instance where Suriya’s regular voiceover artist Srinivas Murthy has not performed an award. With Sathya dev’s bass sound, it was an experiment that went well.
#6 Tarun Kumar
It is almost inevitable for a boy not to follow in his mother’s footsteps. Actor Tarun has turned into a dubbing artist following in the footsteps of his mother Roja Ramani. Tarun who started his career as a child artist has lent his voice to Malayalam superstar Fahadh Faasil in Anukoni Athidhi. Last seen in Idi Naa Love Story 2018, In a Tarun last
Sivaji is best known for his time in comedy, and is a well-known actor and voiceover artist. With praise for his versatility, Sivaji was awarded Best Male Dubbing Artist for the film DIl. In the film Dil, Sivaji voiced the lead actor Nithin. This famous artist also lent his voice for another Nithin film, Jayam.
#8 Sai Kumar
The list of Tollywood actors who have excelled in dubbing for other artists is not complete without this talented man. Sai Kumar Pudipeddi is a famous actor cum dubbing artist, whose dialogues as a police officer are well celebrated. It is almost surprising to recognize that the person behind the actor is Sai Kumar in the film Aahuti and Ankusham. Sai Kumar is also known to have lent his voice to legendary actors Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan for Khuda Gawah.