Shubman Gilla star Indian batsman, is enjoying a wonderful season in the current IPL 2023, having amassed 469 runs in 11 matches at an average of 46.90 runs per game. The Gujarat Titans‘ standout batter, Gill, has demonstrated his superhuman abilities off the pitch as well. This season, Gill has been nothing short of a superhero with his bat.
The 23-year-old will provide the voice for the Spider-Man Across the Spiderverse film’s “Pavitr Prabhakar” character. The popular superhero, Spider-Man, will be included in the Indian setting of the movie, which will be distributed all over India. The Hindi and Punjabi versions of the movie feature the Indian cricketer’s voice.
Gill is shown glued to the ceiling like a spider in the Sony Pictures India trailer as others call for him to leave. The iconic Spiderman line, “Whether you’re a cricketer or a superhero, with great power comes great responsibility,” is spoken by the batsman as he eventually makes a big entrance.
Gill further said that he is excited to don this role.
“I have grown up watching Spider-Man, and he is one of the most relatable superheroes. Already, I feel superhuman. I am eagerly anticipating the release of this movie,” Gill was quoted as saying by PinkVilla.
“Shub-Man is now Spider-Man! Thrilled to have the talented @ShubmanGill as the voice of our very own – Indian Spider-Man, Pavitr Prabhakar in Spider-Man: Across the #SpiderVerse,” Sony Pictures India posted on Twitter in response to the movie’s trailer. Coming soon: a trailer! Get ready for some action with the web!
Speaking about his experience providing the voice for Spiderman, Gill added that he feels the superhero to be one of the most relatable as he grew up watching Spider-man. Additionally, he cannot wait for the Hindi and Punjabi versions of the film to be released in theaters. In addition, Gill says that after experiencing voice lending, he feels like a superhuman.