The story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli raised by a pack of wolves in the jungles of India. As he learns the often harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo and a black panther named Bagheera, Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own, except for one; the fearsome tiger Shere Khan. But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins.
Outcast. Survivor. Legend.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence, some bloody images and thematic elements
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Did You Know?
There are a lot of comments above about actors voicing the characters in this film. According to Andy Serkis, they play the role in an motion capture environment. Therefore, although you don't see the human, they are acting the role just as Andy Serkis did in all his motion capture roles, like Gollum and King Kong. See more
Bhoot is described as an albino, but he has blue eyes. Albinism is a complete lack of pigment, meaning albinos have pink eyes. A white individual with blue eyes (as seen in white tigers) is caused by a partial lack of pigment called leucism. See more
I am the jungle's eyes. I can see the past, and the future. It is I, Kaa, who witnessed the coming of man. And the jungle trying to survive. I saw chaos and darkness come to our lands. I saw the tiger, Shere Khan, killing man, and breaking the jungle's ancient law. And then, one fateful night, I saw the jungle place its hopes into the hands of a small creature, the like of which it had never seen before.
The Warner Bros logo is shaded tropical green and yellow (jungle colors).
It briefly appears through Kaa's scales, which fits with Kaa as the narrator of the film. See more
Written by Nitin Sawhney
Lyrics by Saroj Sawhney
Performed by Freida Pinto See more