Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will soon lend her voice for Angelina Jolie’s character in Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil in Hindi.

The central character Maleficent is voiced by Jolie in the original version of the much-awaited sequel Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil, a tale of good versus evil.

On Tuesday, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his official Twitter handle to announce the latest update. He wrote, “IT’S OFFICIAL… Aishwarya Rai Bachchan joins the #Disney Universe… Lends her voice for Angelina Jolie’s character in *Hindi* version of #Maleficent: #MistressOfEvil… 18 Oct 2019 release in #English and #Hindi (sic).”

Helmed by Joachim Ronning, the American dark fantasy adventure film is produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Jolie reprises her iconic role as Maleficent in the follow-up to the 2014 film. It is written by Linda Woolverton, Micah Firzerman-Blue, and Noah Harpster from a story by Woolverton.

The film also casts Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Harris Dickinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ed Skrein and Michelle Pfeiffer and is slated to release on October 18, across India, in English and Hindi.