Indian cricketer Shubman Gill has lent his voice for the Hindi and Punjabi versions of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. Standing behind the microphone, Shubman voices the character of Pavitra Prabhakar, the Indian counterpart of Spider-Man in the film. While he has made his debut in the entertainment industry with dubbing, News18 got in touch with Shubman and asked him if he would consider facing the camera anytime soon.
The Gujarat Titans star admitted that he was not sure whether he would be ready to do a film, but would like to hone his acting skills. “It’s a skill I want to access. I don’t know for sure if I’m doing a movie — I’m doing it, I’m not. But it’s something I’m really excited about or Would be thrilled just to have that skill,” Shubman said.
“When I say skill (I mean) – being able to attend some (acting) classes, and do some workshops. That (is something) I really want to do at some point in life. That’s one reason I dubbed this film. I thought I’d have some experience because I find this whole acting and cinema very fascinating job. It’s not easy to explain to other people or portray someone who you No, I want to acquire that skill (of acting), but I don’t know if I will have to do it in front of the camera. I can’t say for sure.”
When asked which genre of films he would like to act in if given the training and the opportunity, Shubman admitted that he would choose ‘drama thriller’. He revealed that he is a fan of actors like Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Tom Hardy and the kind of movies they do.
Sony Pictures Entertainment India releases ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Bengali on 1 June 2023 only in theatres.