Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan Khan are all set to voice for Disney‘s live-action Magnum Opus– ‘The Lion King’ in Hindi.
Yes, according to reports, SRK will voice for The King of the Jungle – Lion Mufasa while his son Aryan Khan to voice for Mufasa’s son and the lead character – Simba.
Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan are all set to voice for The Lion King
“The Lion King is that one movie that my entire family loves the most and it holds a very special place in our hearts. As a father, I can totally relate with Mufasa and the endearing relationship he shares with his son – Simba. The legacy of Lion King is timeless; and being a part of this iconic re-imagining with my son Aryan makes it extra special for me. We are
most excited that AbRam is going to watch this” said actor Shah Rukh Khan.
BIGGG NEWS… Shah Rukh Khan teams up with son Aryan to do voice over for Disney’s #TheLionKing in HINDI… SRK will do voice over for the King of the Jungle, Lion Mufasa, while Aryan will do voice over for Mufasa’s son Simba… 19 July 2019 release. pic.twitter.com/lWJVK3Zoz5
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 17, 2019
“The Lion King is a classic that epitomizes Disney’s prowess of bringing heartwarming stories that are timeless and transcendgenerations. Now with the re-imagined version, our aim is to reach out to a wider audience; introducing the tale about a pride of lions to a whole new generation of audiences while forging a deeper connect with existing fans. We cannot imagine having a better voice cast than Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan to bring the characters of Mufasa and Simba to life in Hindi” said Bikram Duggal, Head – Studio Entertainment, Disney India.
This is the second time Shah Rukh and his son Aryan are lending their voices to an animated film, after 2004’s The Incredibles, in which they also voiced the father-son duo, Mr. Incredible and Dash, known as Lajawab and Tej in the Hindi-language dub of the Pixar film.
Directed by The Jungle Book fame director Jon Favreau, The Lion King is one of the most-anticipated films of recent times.
The Lion King will release in India on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.