Amitabh to do voiceover for 'Jodhaa-Akbar'

By Subhash K. Jha

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Even before his career took off he did a voiceover in director Mrinal Sen's "Bhuvan Shome" - a 1969 award-winning movie about the life of an uncompromising Bengali bureaucrat and his "gradual change".

Once again, Amitabh Bachchan will be doing the voiceover as the narrator in Ashutosh Gowariker's magnum opus "Jodhaa-Akbar", an epic tale of love and the golden period of Mughal history featuring the life of Jalaluddin Akbar and his Hindu queen Jodha.

Asked if he's doing it because of Aishwarya Rai's presence, the Big B demurs: "No, that's not the reason. I had also done the voiceover for Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Lagaan'. In 'Jodhaa-Akbar' I'll be servin