It has been quite a while since it has been announced that Shah Rukh Khan will be lending his voice to the Hindi version of ‘The Lion King’ along with his son Aryan Khan. The two will be voicing the characters of Mufasa and Simba respectively which are indeed a duo of a father and a son in the film.
Now, to our excitement, Shah Rukh Khan has shared a new promo of the upcoming film by Disney India. In the shared promo, we could hear him saying;
"Simba, main hamesha tumhare saath hoon aur hamesha tumhare saath rahunga. Bas yaad rakhna ki tum kaun ho...Ek sachcha Raja. Hum sab kahin na kahin ek nazuk si dor se bandhe hain. Aam log aksar ye sochte hain ki woh kya le sakte hain...Lekin ek sachcha Raja yeh socta hai ki woh kya de sakta hai. Simba, hamesha yaad rakhna ki tum kaun ho...ek sachcha Raja.Yaad Rakhna"
You could hear him here;
The trailer features the voiceover done by Shah Rukh Khan as Mufasa telling his cub Simba to remember that he is the true King. Shah Rukh Khan took to his Twitter and shared the trailer with the caption,
"Delighted to be a part of this global legacy. In Cinemas 19th July. Yaad Rakhna. #TheLionKing @disneyfilmindia".
Directed by Jon Favreau who is best known for his movies such as Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and the 2016 live-action remake, The Jungle Book, The Lion King is slated for a July 19 release in India. The film will be releasing in four different languages Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu.