On this occasion, Sabú plays the young Mowgli, a teenager raised by wolves according to the terms of the law of the jungle. After discovering a town and being adopted by a woman, he will be forced to learn the language, customs and habits of men, while he is reluctant to abandon some of the principles acquired in the jungle. Mowgli will live incredible adventures and will put his life in danger countless times when he has to face the main predators of the jungle led by the bloodthirsty tiger Shere Kann.
Golden Screen - winner (1969, Germany).
Golden Screen 1 Star - winner (1980).
Oscars - Nominated for Best Art Direction, Interior Decoration (Color), Best Cinematography (Color), Best Effects, Special Effects, Best Music Musical Composition for Comedy/Drama.