Mowgli | Disney Wiki | FANDOM powered by WikiaMowgli is a featured article , which means it has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Disney Wiki community. If you see a way this page can be updated or improved without compromising previous work, please feel free to contribute. A young, orphaned boy with an adventurous spirit, Mowgli had been raised by a pack of wolves in the jungles of India , since infancy. When a murderous tiger becomes determined to kill him, however, Mowgli is forced to leave his pack to live amongst humans in the Man-Village. Refusing to abandon his wild side, Mowgli instead strives to find a new place in the jungle, preferably with a fun-loving bear named Baloo. Mowgli is a human child, who was found in a basket on the edge of a torn-apart boat as a baby by Bagheera , a black panther, with that fraction of a boat laying on a rock and its rear pointing up. Apparently orphaned, Mowgli was raised by a pack of wolves until he was 10 years old.
The Jungle Book (Animated)
This article is about the animated film. For live-action film, see The Jungle Book film. The 19th animated feature in the Disney Animated Canon , the film is noted for being along with The Aristocats the last film project to be approved by Walt Disney himself, as he died in late , before the film was released. However, Walt did work on a few projects before his death as well, most notably the majority of Disney's animated films that came out in the s. This is also the first animated feature released after Walt Disney's death. The film was inspired by the stories about the feral child Mowgli from the book of the same name by Rudyard Kipling.
Doing homework. I was just a normal kid.
Favreau, Marks, and producer Brigham Taylor developed the film's story as a balance between Disney's animated adaptation and Kipling's original works, borrowing elements from both into the film. Principal photography commenced in , with filming taking place entirely in Los Angeles. The film required extensive use of computer-generated imagery to portray the animals and settings. The film received praise for its visual effects, vocal performances, direction, musical score, and its faithfulness to the original animated film. Mowgli is a "man-cub" raised by the wolf Raksha and her pack, led by Akela , in an Indian jungle ever since he was brought to them as an infant by the black panther Bagheera. Bagheera trains Mowgli to learn the ways of the wolves, but the boy faces certain challenges and falls behind his wolf siblings, while Akela objects to him using human "tricks", like building tools, instead of learning the ways of the pack. One day, during the dry season , the jungle animals gather to drink the water that remains as part of a truce during a drought that enables the jungle's wildlife to drink without fear of their predators.