The Lion King is a remake of the 1994 classic. The movie is releasing on July 19. The international star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, BeyIt was recently announced that Shah Rukh Khan and Aryan Khan have been roped in to voice the lead characters Mufasa and Simba in the Hindi dubbed version of The Lion King. The Disney live-action movie is releasing in India in different languages, Hindi being one of them. SRK first teased and then confirmed his association with the project on Monday. The actor initially shared a picture of himself, seated with Aryan, wearing a jersey reading the two characters’ names. He went on to confirm the news by sharing the posters of the movie. Now, Pinkvilla has exclusively learned the remaining star-cast of The Lion King’s Hindi version. 

A source close to the project has revealed the Bollywood stars behind three crucial roles in the movie. Yes, we know the stars who have voiced the vicious uncle Scar, and Simba’s best friends Simon and Pumba. And we are here to share the exciting news with you. As per insiders, three of Bollywood’s most popular names have been roped in to play the Lion King characters.

We’ll stop beating around the bush and come to the point immediately. Our sources confirmed that renowned actor Ashish Vidyarthi will be heard as Scar in the Lion King. The actor, who was seen in movies like Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Awarapan and most recently U-Turn, is playing the role. As for Timon and Pumbaa, actors Shreyas Talpade and Sanjay Mishra have been roped in to sing Hakuna Matata and be Simba’s best friends in the movie. The duo has worked together in several movies like Golmaal Again, Hum Tum Aur Shabana and Apna Sapna Money Money. 

The Lion King is a remake of the 1994 classic. The movie is releasing on July 19. The international star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce voices Nala, James Earl Jones returns as Simba’s father Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor voices Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi and JD McCrary voices the younger Simba.