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‘The Jungle Book’ actor Neel Sethi aka Mowgli promotes the film in Mumbai

Child actor Neel Sethi, who will be essaying the role of Mowgli in the new "The Jungle Book", is in Mumbai to promote his upcoming film. The actor was accompanied by director/ music composer Vishal Bhardwaj and MD And CEO of Disney India, Siddharth Roy Kapur.

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Child actor Neel Sethi, who will be essaying the role of Mowgli in the new "The Jungle Book", is in Mumbai to promote his upcoming film. The actor was accompanied by director/ music composer Vishal Bhardwaj and MD And CEO of Disney India, Siddharth Roy Kapur.

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Filmmaker Jon Favreau's upcoming 3D live-animation adventure fantasy film started the promotions in Mumbai following a special press conference and exclusive India footage screening.

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Vishal Bhardwaj has composed music for Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli, the Hindi dubbed version of the anime adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's original collection of stories, The Jungle Book.

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Child artist, Neel Sethi, who plays Mowgli in the film says he loves India because it is "home."

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"I have been in India six to seven times as my grandparents live here. I love India because this is my home," Neel said at the promotions. "It's damn cool and different shooting for this film, I have never done something like this before," the 12-year-old added.

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Asked about the reaction of his friends about the trailer, Neel said: "They all find it really cool, but they don't realise how big it is. At home also there is no special star treatment at all."

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Neel, dressed in a Blue Kurta, was seen posing with an elephant. The Indian-American actor is shown running for his life while surviving among various species of animals in a jungle in the trailer.

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Neel said that shooting the film was a "very different" experience. "While shooting, it was very different. I was jumping from one platform to the other, but when you see the film it looks like a 400-feet jump. The first time when I watched the film, it was cool," he added.

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The Jungle Book is an upcoming 2016 American fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jon Favreau, written by Justin Marks, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.

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The film stars and introduces Neel Sethi as Mowgli and features the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito and Christopher Walken. The film will release in India on April 8, a week before it releases in US.