Salman’s Surprise Presence In Kaagaz

Salman Khan who  is on board  in Satish Kaushik’s  Kaagaz  as a “presenter” was  so  bowled over  by  the  film’s theme that he insisted  on  being featured in the  film as a  voieceover reciting  poetry on how  kaagaz(paper) governs our lives.

Says Satish fondly, “We  wanted him in  our film even if it was  just his  voice.His fans would  love  our film much more . We got Salman to do a  voiceover in  the beginning and  at the end. He brackets the drama  very  nicely.” 

 This  is  the  first time Salman has lent his  voice to  any  film.

The  record number  of  voiceovers has been done by Amitabh Bachchan.  He  has done  a record number  of commentaries and voiceovers for cinema  as  varied as Shakti Samanta’s Balika Badhu,  Sujoy Ghosh’s Kahaani, Vinod Chopra’s Parineeta, Rakesh Roshan’s Krissh 3 , Luc Jacquet’s March  Of The Penguins, Ashutosh Gowariker’s Jodha Akbar, and Srijit Mukherjee’s Begum Jaan.His  first -ever voice -over was  in Mrinal Sen’s film Bhuvan Shome , then several followed. The most rewarding voice-overs  have been the son et  lumiere  renditions for some prestigious and important national monuments for the Government of India… Khajuraho, Golconda Fort, Gwalior Fort, Tirupati, presentation for the Punjab Museum under construction, several religious institutions.He has also vocally associated with  the son et  lumiere at Ajmer Fort in Jaipur for the Rajasthan Government.The Big B has also done  the voice-over  in  Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi

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