Shah Rukh Khan is excited to work with son Aryan khan as they lend their voices to iconic characters of Lion king (Hindi version) , Mufasa and Simba

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is all set to voice the character of Mufasa, the wise King of the Pride Lands, in the Hindi version of Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of animated musical classic The Lion King. His son Aryan Khan will lend his voice to the primary character Simba, the crown prince who gets exiled by his uncle Scar.

Shah Rukh tweeted his excitement of being part of the project. He wrote, “Glad to be a part of this journey… a timeless film. Voicing it in Hindi with my own Simba. The last time we did a film was around 15 years ago and it was ‘Incredible’ and this time around its even more fun. Hope everyone enjoys it 19th July onwards. #TheLionKing

According to Indian express, King Khan further also said in a statement, “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.

Shah Rukh Khan on Sunday had teased the news by posting a photo with Aryan that showed themselves clad in the blue colours of Indian cricket team with Mufasa and Simba written on their tees.

The Lion King is directed by Jon Favreau and is based on a screenplay penned by Jeff Nathanson. The Lion King releases on July 19, 2019 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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