Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan will be voicing for King Mufasa and his son Simba respectively in the upcoming Hindi version of 'The Lion King'. The actor on Thursday, June 27, shared a new teaser from the upcoming venture where he can be heard as Mufasa for the very first time. The one-minute fourteen-second teaser begins with Mufasa telling Simba that he will always be with him.
At the beginning of the trailer, Shah Rukh Khan can be seen dubbing for Mufasa, following which the trailer finally starts and the 'King of Bollywood's voice at the background score as Mufasa has won the hearts of the viewers.
Sharing the teaser on Twitter, he wrote, "Delighted to be a part of this global legacy. In Cinemas 19th July. Yaad Rakhna. #TheLionKing @disneyfilmindia"
Watch the trailer here:
Fans have been going gaga ever since the teaser dropped. They have been hailing SRK widely on social media platforms.
Here's how they have reacted to the post:
Besides Bollywood's favorite father-son duo Shah Rukh and Aryan Khan, other big names who will be voicing the characters of the upcoming film include, Ashish Vidyarthi as Scar, Shreyas Talpade as Timon, Sanjay Mishra as Pumbaa and veteran actor Govardhan Asrani will dub for Zazu. The animated classic's trailer features our favourite characters in new avatars while keeping the essence of the classic alive.
From the trailer, it seems like the upcoming film is a shot-by-shot remake of the 1994 animated film. With the screenplay written by Jeff Nathanson and songs by legends like Elton John and Time Rice, the movie is helmed by Jon Favreau.
The film will hit the theatres on July 19 and will release in Indian in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.
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