Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will finally be coming together with son, Aryan Khan for Disney’s upcoming live-action film ‘The Lion King’.
Father and son will lend their voices for the characters of King Mufasa and Simba.
In a statement, King Khan said, “‘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,” he added.
Bikram Duggal, Head – Studio Entertainment, Disney India, said, “‘The Lion King’ is a classic that epitomises Disney’s prowess of bringing heartwarming stories that are timeless and transcend generations.
“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.”
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