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Freida Pinto: I play Mowgli's adoptive mother in 'Jungle Book: Origins'

Friday, March 4, 2016 • Hindi Comments

International star Freida Pinto recently revealed that she will be essaying the role of Mowgli’s adoptive mother in the movie 'Jungle Book: Origins'. According to a leading newspaper, Freida said that her upcoming role in Warner Brothers' motion capture live-action adventure adaptation of 'The Jungle Book' that is based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling. Freida said, "I play Mowgli's adoptive mother, so I'm very, very excited about it. I read 'The Jungle Book' and watched the TV series in India growing up, and for me, to finally be part of the film that reminds me so much of my childhood is just amazing."

She also added to say, "It's one of those films that I feel, no matter what age group you are, you’re going to enjoy that film, and I feel like it's been a while since I've done something like that, because most of my films have not been good enough for children. A little too intense, so I’m very happy to finally be doing a film that can be (watched by kids)."

The movie 'Jungle Book: Origins' is directed by Andy Serkis's, which is an adaptation of the classic tale and this will be released on October 2017.