The Lion King is said to be released this July 16 in Indian theatres, the movie will be available in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu. To our surprise Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan Khan have dubbed for the upcoming live-action hollywood film The Lion King. This live-action version has been helmed by The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau. In the Hindi version of the film Shah Rukh has lent his voice to Mufasa, whereas Aryan has dubbed for Simba. This very news has intrigued the fans to see why Shahn Rukh chose to dub the movie, all are excited to hear the real life father-son duo as Mufasa and Simba.
The Lion King Has Always Been A Special Film For Shah Rukh’s Family and Him
Shah Rukh revealed that The Lion King has always been extremely special for his family and him, the lack of any human in the story is one of the reasons for liking the story. He mentioned that the story captures the father-son relationship in a beautiful story line and it’s a film that one can watch at any age.
In a recent chat with Pinkvilla Shah Rukh said, “For one, it didn’t have a human being in it, and (secondly) it was a film that was based on the relationship of a father and a son. That was special. It’s the kind of movie that you can watch with all your children, whatever age and stage they are at. Even without being an actor and just as an audience, the movie is a wholesome experience. It’s a complete film.” This is not for the first time that Shah Rukh and Aryan have lent their voices, years back Shah Rukh and Aryan had dubbed for the Disney movie The Incredibles.
Aryan Khan Sounds Exactly Like Dad Acing Simba’s Voice
The trailer its out with Aryan’s voice-over, it got released after the Hindi trailer in Shah Rukh’s voice. We are awed by the way Aryan has displayed true emotions through the voice-over, it does not end here, we are left mused listening to his voice, he sounds exactly like his father. When Shah Rukh took to his Twitter page to reveal the trailer, the proud father simply wrote, “My Simba.”
Coming to the English version of The Lion King, Donald Glover has voiced the role of Simba while Beyonce voiced Nala.