Hindi-language version of "The Lion King" to release in UAE cinemas.
The Hindi-language version of Disney's upcoming live-action film The Lion King will release in UAE on July 19.
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan Khan have lent their voices for King Mufasa and his son Simba respectively in the Hindi version of the film.
In a press statement, Khan said: "I am forever grateful and thankful to all my fans from the UAE, who have always showered their love on me, and I am ecstatic that they will be able to watch the Hindi version of The Lion King , a film that will always be close to my heart."
" The Lion King is that one movie that my entire family loves the most and it holds a very special place in our hearts. The legacy of Lion King is timeless, and being a part of this iconic reimagining with my son Aryan makes it extra special for me. "
Director Jon Favreau has re-imagined the world of Disney's classic to bring alive the new live-action version.
Favreau has used pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring the iconic characters alive on the big screen in a new way without drifting away from the main storyline.
Along with Shah Rukh and Aryan Khan, actors like Ashish Vidyarthi, Shreyas Talpade, Sanjay Mishra and Asrani have lent their voices in the film.
The film is slated to release in India on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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