Rafiki – Irrfan Kahn
This is a hard one because Rafiki ultimately does not have a big role in the story, but he is one of the most important characters. He has to be charming enough to change the entire course of Simba’s life. Kahn largely has that charm stocked in his voice. From only a few short scenes in Life of Pi, we get a sense of the wisdom his character acquired on his journey. He’s worldly, elegant and mysterious. When Kahn delivers Rafiki’s proverbs, the audience would stop and listen.