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Shagufta Baig

Shagufta Baig

Voice actress and radio jockey
Shagufta Baig
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Quick Facts

Intro Voice actress and radio jockey
Is Actor
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 8 April 1988
Age 33 years
Star sign Aries
The details (from wikipedia)


Shagufta Baig (born April 3, 1988 in Bhayander dist Thane, Mumbai, Maharashtra) is an Indian voice actress and Radio Jockey. She has been active in the entertainment industry since July 2006. She can speak English, Hindi and Urdu fluently and has also dubbed for foreign content.

Personal life

Dubbing career

She is known to be the voice of Jessie (Musashi) in the second Hindi language dub of Pokémon produced in-house by UTV Software Communications for Hungama TV and aired on May 19, 2014. Her colleagues who worked with her in the 2014 dub were Nachiket Dighe (Voiced Ash Ketchum (Satoshi), and he also voiced Tracey Sketchit (Kenji) in the first Hindi dub), Anas Khan (voice of Gary Oak (Shigeru)), Rucha Dighe (voice of Misty (Kasumi)), Uplaksh Kochhar (voice of Brock (Takeshi)), Rajesh Shukla (voice of James (Kojiro)), Saumya Daan (voice of Meowth) and Anshul Chandra (as the Hindi voice of Tracey Sketchit (Kenji) for this dub). The XY series uses the Hungama TV Hindi dub cast consisting of actors of the new characters which include Sayuri Haralkar as Serena, Nilufer Middey Khan as Bonnie (Eureka) and Viral Shah as Clemont (Citron).

She has been dubbing movies into the Hindi language since 2006 (South Indian Films as well as series of English language TV programs in Hindi like Game of Thrones, True Blood, Veep, etc.) She usually dubs for main female protagonist roles into Hindi and is also a Radio Jockey with 107.1 FM Rainbow since 2006. She has been Hindi dubbing for Tamil and Telugu-speaking actresses such as Trisha Krishnan, Hansika Motwani, Raima Sen And Taapsee Pannu.

Dubbing roles


Program title Original Japanese voice Character Dub Language Episodes Original airdate Dubbed airdate Notes
Pokémon Megumi Hayashibara
Akiko Hiramatsu (JP)
Rachael Lillis
(Seasons 1-8)
Michele Knotz (Seasons 9-) (EN)
Jessie (Musashi)
(Second Dub)
Hindi 800+ 4/1/1997-Current First dub 5/12/2003-10/2013
Second dub 5/19/2014-Current
The First 8 seasons dubbed, were based on the 4Kids Entertainment English dub. The later seasons were also dubbed in Hindi and are also revised translations based on the English dub. A Second Hindi dub has been produced by UTV Software Communications featuring a new Hindi voice cast and translation and aired on Hungama TV. Shagufta Baig was involved in the second Hindi dub as the voice of this character. Nandini Sharma voiced this character in the original dub, which was produced by Sound & Vision India.

Live action films

Film title Actress Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Iddarammayilatho Amala Paul Komali Hindi Telugu 2013 2014 Hindi Title as 'Dengeours Khiladi-2'
Sahasam Taapsee Pannu Sreenidhi Hindi Telugu 2013 2014 Hindi Title as 'The Real Jakepot'
Daruvu Taapsee Pannu Swetha Hindi Telugu 2012 2013 Hindi Title as 'Jeene Nahi Dunga'
Mogudu Taapsee Pannu Rajeshwari Hindi Telugu 2011 2013 Hindi Title as 'Mard ki Zaban'
Vengai Tamannaah Radhika Hindi Tamil 2011 2012 Hindi Title as 'Meri Taqat Mera Faisla'
Dammu Trisha Krishnan Sathya Hindi Telugu 2012 2013 Hindi Title as 'Dhammu'
Kuruvi Trisha Krishnan Devi Hindi Tamil 2008 2012 Hindi Title as 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Baaziger'
Ongole Githa Kriti Kharbanda Sandhya Hindi Telugu 2013 2014 Hindi Title as 'Mahaveer No.1'

Anime films

Film title Original Japanese voice Character Dub Language Original Year Release Dubbed Year Release Notes
Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back Megumi Hayashibara Jessie (Musashi) Hindi 1998 2015 Aired on Hungama TV with the in-house UTV Software Communications Hindi dub voice cast which was shown over 17 years later, after the original Japanese theatrical release. Unlike the Hindi dub of the anime that was based off the English dub, this film is actually being done directly based off the original Japanese version, despite still using the English names. The premiere date was April 18, 2015 for the channel and it has aired as: "Pokémon The Movie - Mewtwo Ka Badla" (पोकीमॉन द मूवी - म्यूटो का बदला).

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