Viraj Adhav

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Viraj Adhav
Born
Occupation
  • Actor
  • voice actor
Years active1996–present

Viraj Adhav is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood and Indian television programs. He is also a voice actor who specializes in dubbing foreign films into Hindi, his native language.[1]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Live action films[edit | edit source]

Year Film title Role Language Notes
2010 Lafangey Parindey [2] Diesel (AKA Rameshwar Iyer) Hindi

Animated films[edit | edit source]

Year Film title Role Language Notes
2005 Hanuman Lord Ram Hindi
2008 Ghatothkach Lord Krishna Hindi

Animated series[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2017–present Baahubali: The Lost Legends Amarendra Baahubali Hindi
English
Animated Web television series on Amazon Prime Video

Dubbing career[edit | edit source]

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. He is well known for being the Hindi dubbing voice of Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. He has also dubbed over Indian actors for Bollywood films such as John Abraham, Dino Morea, Ashmit Patel and Zulfi Syed.[3]

Adhav has also been the Hindi voice of the character Mickey in Mickey Mouse for the past 13 years. He dubs over the voice of M. S. Dhoni in most of his commercials.[4]

Dubbing roles[edit | edit source]

Animated series[edit | edit source]

Program title Original voice Character Dub Language Original Language Number of Episodes Original Airdate Dubbed Airdate Notes
Spider-Man Christopher Daniel Barnes Peter Parker / Spider-Man
(First Dub)
Hindi English 19 November 1994 –
31 January 1998
Hired by Fox Kids. Samay Raj Thakkar dubbed this character in second Hindi dub under Disney XD India.
X-Men: Evolution Kirby Morrow Scott Summers / Cyclops Hindi English 4 November 2000 – 25 October 2003
Masters of the Universe vs. The Snake Men Cam Clarke Prince Adam / He-Man Hindi English 16 August 2002 – 10 January 2004
Johnny Bravo Jeff Bennett Johnny Bravo Hindi English 14 July 1997 – 27 August 2004 22 August 1999 Dubbed by Sound & Vision India.
Dragon Ball Z Ryō Horikawa
(JP)

Brian Drummond (EN)
Vegeta Hindi Japanese 291
(Dubbed from episode 1-53)
4/26/1989-
1/31/1996
2001-2008 The Hindi dub of the series was based on the edited 1995 Funimation Entertainment-Saban Entertainment-Ocean Productions English dub, being a revised translation.
Prasad Barve dubbed for Vegeta from episode 54-291.

Live action films[edit | edit source]

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 [5] Upen Patel Rocky Hindi 2006 2006
1920 Rajneesh Duggal Arjun Singh Rathod Hindi 2008 2008
Jodhaa Akbar Nikitin Dheer Sherrifuddin Hussain Hindi 2008 2008
Phhir Rajneesh Duggal Dr. Kabir Malhotra Hindi 2008 2008
Zanjeer Ram Charan Vijay Khanna Hindi 2013 2013
Action Jackson Anand Raj Xavier Hindi 2014 2014
Baaghi Sudheer Babu Raghav Shetty Hindi 2016 2016
Raaz: Reboot Gaurav Arora Rehaan Khanna Hindi 2016 2016
Star Wars Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker Hindi English 1977
The Empire Strikes Back Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker Hindi English 1980
Return of The Jedi Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker Hindi English 1983
Mission: Impossible Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 1996 1996
Mission: Impossible 2 Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2000 2000
Mission: Impossible III Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2006 2006 Performed alongside
Ankur Javeri who voiced Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Declan Gormley in Hindi.
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2011 2011
Anaconda Owen Wilson Gary Dixon Hindi English ????
Austin Powers in Goldmember Tom Cruise Himself Hindi English
Japanese
2002 2002
The Last Samurai Tom Cruise Captain Nathan Algren
(First Dub)
Hindi English
Japanese
2003 2003 Performed alongside Prasad Barve who voiced Shin Koyamada as Nobutada in Hindi.
Top Gun Tom Cruise Pete Mitchell Hindi English 1986 2008 Dubbed for a later release.
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 Toshi Sinha who voiced Cameron Diaz as June Havens in Hindi.
Face/Off Nicolas Cage Castor Troy Hindi English 1997 1997
Blue Streak Luke Wilson Carlson Hindi English 1999 1999
Stuart Little Michael J. Fox Stuart Little (voice) Hindi English 1999 1999
Stuart Little 2 Michael J. Fox Stuart Little (voice) Hindi English 2002 2002
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 Rajesh Jolly who voiced Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus and Mona Ghosh Shetty who voiced Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity in Hindi.
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 Hugh Jackman Logan/Wolverine Hindi English 2000 2000 Shakti Singh dubbed this character in next films.
X2 Shawn Ashmore Bobby Drake/Iceman Hindi English 2003 2003 Ankur Javeri dubbed this character in
X-Men.
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 Rajesh Khattar who voiced Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Hindi.
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
(First Dub)
Hindi English 2004 2004 Performed alongside Rajesh Jolly who voiced Ron Perlman as Hellboy, Rajesh Khattar who voiced Doug Jones as Abe Sapien in Hindi.
Yudhvir Dahiya voiced this character in second Hindi dub.
Ghost Rider Wes Bentley Blackheart
(First Dub)
Hindi English 2007 2007 Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Nicolas Cage as Ghost Rider/Johnny Blaze,
Ankur Javeri who voiced Matt Long as Young Johnny Blaze, Parminder Ghumman who voiced Peter Fonda as Mephistopheles, Samay Raj Thakkar who voiced Donal Logue as Mack and Rajesh Jolly who voiced Sam Elliott as Caretaker in Hindi.
Avatar Sam Worthington [6] Jake Sully Hindi English 2009 2009
Spider-Man Tobey Maguire Peter Parker/Spider-Man Hindi English 2002 2002
Spider-Man 2 Tobey Maguire Peter Parker/Spider-Man Hindi English 2004 2004 Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Dylan Baker as Dr. Curt Connors and Mona Ghosh Shetty who voiced Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson in the Hindi dubbed version.
Spider-Man 3 Tobey Maguire Peter Parker/Spider-Man Hindi English 2007 2007 Performed alongside
Ankur Javeri who voiced Topher Grace as Eddie Brock / Venom in Hindi.
The Amazing Spider-Man Andrew Garfield Peter Parker/Spider-Man Hindi English 2012 2012 Performed alongside 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 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.
Grown Ups Adam Sandler Lenny Feder
(Second Dub)
Hindi English 2010 2014 Ashwin Mushran voiced these roles in the first Hindi dub.
Click Adam Sandler Michael Newman
(Second Dub)
Hindi English 2006 2014
Just Go with It Adam Sandler Dr. Daniel "Danny" Maccabee
(Second Dub)
Hindi English 2011 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy Chris Pratt Peter Quill Hindi English 2014 2014 Performed alongside Mona Ghosh Shetty who voiced Zoe Saldana as Gamora and Ashiesh Roy who voiced for Rocket Raccoon (originally voiced by Bradley Cooper) in the Hindi-dubbed version. View the Hindi Wikipedia page for more info on the Hindi voice cast.
Rohit Roy dubbed this character in next movies.
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2015 2015
Troy Brad Pitt Achilles Hindi English 2004 2004 Dubbed for the Theatrical, Home media and Television releases.
Jurassic World Chris Pratt Owen Crady Hindi English 2015 2015
The Mummy John Hannah Jonathan Carnahan Hindi English
Arabic
Ancient Egyptian
1999 1999 Amar Babaria dubbed this role in third movie.
The Guru Jimi Mistry Ramu Gupta Hindi English 2002 2002
47 Ronin Keanu Reeves Kai Hindi English
Japanese
2013 2013
Lions for Lambs Tom Cruise Senator Jasper Irving (R-IL) Hindi English 2007 2007
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Channing Tatum Conrad S. Hauser / Duke Hindi English 2009 2009
G.I. Joe: Retaliation Channing Tatum Conrad S. Hauser / Duke Hindi English 2013 2013
Passengers Chris Pratt Jim Preston Hindi English 2016 2016
The Mummy Tom Cruise Nick Morton Hindi English 2017 2017
Rise of the Planet of the Apes James Franco Dr. William "Will" Rodman Hindi English 2011 2011
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes James Franco Dr. William "Will" Rodman
(uncredited cameo)
Hindi English 2014 2014
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Orlando Bloom Will Turner
(cameo)
Hindi English 2017 2017
Black Panther Chadwick Boseman T'Challa / Black Panther Hindi English 2018 2018 Sumit Kaul dubbed this character in previous movie.
Avengers: Infinity War Chadwick Boseman T'Challa / Black Panther Hindi English 2018 2018
War of the Worlds (2005 film) Tom Cruise Ray Ferrier Hindi English 2005 2005
Mission: Impossible – Fallout Tom Cruise Ethan Hunt Hindi English 2018 2018
S.W.A.T. (film) Colin Farrell Officer James "Jim" Street Hindi English 2003 2003
Avengers: End Game Chadwick Boseman T'Challa / Black Panther Hindi English 2019 2019
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Chris Pratt Owen Crady Hindi English 2018 2018
3 (2012 Indian film) Sunder Ramu Senthil Hindi Tamil 2012

Animated films[edit | edit source]

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
Robin Hood Brian Bedford Robin Hood Hindi English 1973 Unknown
Tarzan Tony Goldwyn Tarzan Hindi English 1999 Unknown Saptrishi Ghosh dubbed this character in TV series.
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild Michael J. Fox Stuart Little Hindi English 2005 2006
The Angry Birds Movie Jason Sudeikis Red Hindi English 2016 2016

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Viraj Adhav at Filmibeat
  2. "ApurvBollywood: August 2010". Blogspot.com. 1 August 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  3. "Hindi Dubbing Stars: A Grade Dubbing Star-Viraj Adhav". Blogspot.com. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  4. Jha, Subhash K. "Zanjeer: Viraj Adhav dubs for Ramcharan Teja" (SKJ Bollywood News, 2 September 2013)
  5. "Ghost speakers lend voices to Bollywood — Mumbai". DNA India. 30 April 2006. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  6. "James Cameron's Avatar — Trailer (Hindi)". YouTube. 13 November 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2012.

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