Bringing a powerful allegory of time with mind-melting visual effects, signature Marvel panache, and multiverse exploration, Benedict Cumberbatch starrer Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, is now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. But, ever wondered, what would it be like if Doctor Strange were an Indian actor? With their regional charm and dramatic dialogues, Indian actors can make up for a perfect Desi version of this Marvel movie directed by Sam Raimi. While the film features a powerful cast, including Xochitl Gomez, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, and more, it will be interesting to find out who would fit into the shoes of earth’s mightiest heroes from India.
Ram Charan as Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch)
Doctor Strange is a superhero who travels across the multiverse, meeting creatures and people from dimensions other than his own. Telugu superstar Ram Charan took the world by storm with his terrific performance in S.S Rajamouli’s magnum opus RRR. Netizens hailed him as a god-level actor. In his role as the quintessential hero, Ram Charan would make for a perfect Doctor Strange!
Nitya Menon as America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez)
America Chavez is a teenager among adults, but she possesses a bold, refreshing viewpoint that brings fun to otherwise serious circumstances. Famous actor Nitya Menon, who has entertained fans with numerous Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Malayalam films will fit perfectly into the role of America Chavez with her bold as well as simple personality. From being bold to embodying a powerful superhero among the greats, Nitya would bring the same freshness as Xochitl and do justice to America Chavez.
Vijay Sethupathi as Wong (Benedict Wong)
Wong is mighty and a fantastic supporting resource for Doctor Strange, having fought many battles by his side. Vijay, known for his talent at portraying powerful roles with a twist would be suitable for the role of Wong. His versatility as an actor would help him balance comedic timing with the dignity of his character’s position.