Amitabh Bachchan’s voice could be used as Google Maps’ voice navigator

As of today, Google Maps’ users all around the globe have been used to listening to Australia-born, New York-based artist Karen Jacobsen’s voice navigating them. But hereafter, it could be legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan navigating users.


A majority of the population admire legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan and have grown up seeing him deliver his dialogues on screen in his brilliantly-Bachchan manner. All his fans cherished his skills as an actor, his persona, and his manner of speaking with a sharp diction may it be in Hindi or in English. The actor’s voice is distinguished and now the authorities at Mid-day inform that Google Maps is in discussion with Mr. Bachchan to have him provide his voice for navigation. 


“Amitabh Bachchan has the most influential and recognizable baritone. Hence, he is the best choice for the voice of Google Maps. He has been approached, but the contract has not been signed yet,” the report cited the source.


As of yet, users all around the globe have been used to listen to Australia-born, New York-based entertainer Karen Jacobsen’s voice navigating them through the streets. But hereafter we could hear our very own ‘Angry Young Man’ of Bollywood. 


The report even mentions that the decision is “up to Bachchan now”. Keeping in mind the present-day scenario, Mr. Bachchan will be recording his voice from home only if the actor admits the offer.


In one more advancement today, Google released a  brand new feature to support commuters during the ongoing pandemic. This advanced feature will enable a person to obtain appropriate information from local transit bodies considering the COVID-19 limitations. 


In a press statement, Google stated that this feature will help commuters be ready for each and every one of the constraints, like if the local bodies demand the commuters to wear masks on public transportation. 


The statement even indicated that the warnings are currently being initiated in India, Colombia, France, Belgium, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, Thailand, the US, and the UK, as the data for the mentioned countries is available with the company. The statement even mentioned that several other countries’ data will be added soon. 


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