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Sonu Sood Replaces Akshay Kumar

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Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 18:47 [IST]

Akshay Kumar looses a rare chance to be a part of a Hollywood project! The Rowdy Rathore star recently was chosen to dub for the lead character in The Legend of Hercules Hindi version. Reasons best known to him, he,now, moved out of the project and is replaced by the favourite villain of Telugu mainstream cinema, Sonu Sood.

The Legend of Hercules is an upcoming Hollywood action film directed by Deep Blue Sea director Renny Harlin. Film chronicles the story of Hercules, the son of Greek god Zeus. In this film, Kellan Lutz essays the role Hercules, the strongest man of Greek epics.

Sonu Sood Replaces Akshay Kumar

Film's dubbed Hindi version needed Akshay to lend his voice for the the lead character as his voice is powerful and expressive. It seems that the Welcome actor doesn't disclose the reason of his exist from the project to many. Sources close to Akshay guess that it could be because of lack of dates.

Well, now the offer has luckily moved to Sonu Sood who made a dashing come back to Bollywood through R...Rajkumar. Sonu, having a solid track record of playing baddies, will now dub for the epic character, Hercules.

Though Sonu is confident about his voice, he is attending voice training workshops and undergoing rigorous training to dub for the film. Sonu also feels proud because both choices made by The Legend of Hercules team for Hercules part were Punjabi actors.

The important upcoming film of Sonu Sood is Rajnikanth's Rana which is looking for a grand release in 2014.

Topics: akshay kumar, sonu sood
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Story first published:  Friday, December 27, 2013, 18:38 [IST]
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