One of the most awaited Hollywood films this year is The Lion King. It is like an emotional nostalgia to almost all 90’s kids. The latest version has a better plot and crazy high-end visual effects in the film according to film director Jon Favreau.
Walt Disney Pictures has roped in the actors for the film, which stars Donald Glover as Simba, JD McCrary as young Simba, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Billy Eichner as Timon, John Kani as Rafiki, John Oliver as Zazu, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala and James Earl Jones as Mufasa.
Tollywood stars Nani, Ravi Shankar, Jagapathi Babu, Ali, Brahmanandam, and Lipsika lent their voices to characters for Simba, Scar, Mufasa, Timon, Pumba and Nala characters respectively in The Lion King Telugu dubbed version.
Whereas for Malayam version, makers roped in Siddharth, Aravind Swami, P Ravishankar, Manobala, Aishwarya Rajesh, Singampuli and Robo Shankar for Simba, Scar, Mufasa, ZAZU, Nala, Timon and Pumba characters respectively in The Lion King Tamil dubbed version.
Bollywood Badshah, Shah Rukh Khan himself stepped in for The Lion King Hindi Version. He is lending his voice for Mufasa character. Ashish Vidyarthi, Son of Shahrukh Aryan Khan, Asrani, Shreyas Talpade, Sanjay Mishra, Neha Garage, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shernaz Patel, and Achint Kaur is giving voices to Scar, Simba, Zazu, Timon, Pumba, Nala, Sarabi, and Senzi characters respectively. Sunidhi Chauhan and Armaan Malik are giving vocals for Nala and Simba songs respectively.
It is no exaggeration saying The Lion King will smash all Indian Box office records for any Hollywood film.