On Sunday, Netflix's newest offering, an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle has its world premiere in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The lavish event was attended by many prominent celebrities from both Hollywood and Bollywood including Andy Serkis, Christian Bale and Freida Pinto who have voiced the role of Baloo, Bagheera and Messua, respectively.
Jointly produced by Warner Bros and Serkis’ company The Imaginarium, the movie, is a darker adaptation of the iconic novel and according to Serkis, it is tonally closer to the book as opposed to the more cheery live-action film by Disney released in 2016.
Let's have a look at all the celebrities who graced the event:
This is Netflix's first big venture, which had its premiere in India. The film starts streaming on December 7.