Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan Khan will be lending their voices for the Hindi version of the upcoming film ‘The Lion King’. They will be voicing King Mufasa and his son Simba respectively.
SRK finds the film a family entertainer and he is excited to be a part of the film.
“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,” Shah Rukh said in a statement.
On Sunday, the actor tweeted a picture of him and Aryan ready to watch India-Pakistan World Cup match from Manchester on television. In a special surprise, they wearing T-shirts in Team India colours as Mufasa and Simba.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 16, 2019
Bikram Duggal, Head – Studio Entertainment, Disney India, said that they plan to make the Hindi version reach a wider audience.
“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,” Duggal added.
Disney’s The Lion King will be releasing on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.