AFTER ALMOST 20 YEARS ACTOR ‘ARVIND SWAMI’ IS BACK TO VOICE FOR THE TAMIL VERSION OF DISNEY’S LIVE ACTION ‘THE LION KING’;

AFTER ALMOST 20 YEARS ACTOR ‘ARVIND SWAMI’ IS BACK TO VOICE FOR THE TAMIL VERSION OF DISNE Y’S LIVE ACTION ‘THE LION KING’;

AFTER ALMOST 20 YEARS ACTOR ‘ARVIND SWAMI’ IS BACK TO VOICE FOR  THE TAMIL VERSION OF DISNE Y’S LIVE ACTION ‘THE LION KING’;

THIS TIME AS THE VILLAIN ‘SCAR’!

After having conquered hearts with ‘The Jungle Book’ in 2016, Disney is all set to present its legendary franchise and crown jewel – ‘The Lion King’ – with ground-breaking technology that re-imagines the greatest story ever to ld. Etched forever in pop culture, the animated version was known for its strong and emotional storytelling and mem orable characters that won hearts of fans everywhere. The character of Scar, Simba’s nefarious uncle is spe cially et ched in our memories as one of the most menacing villain of all time onscreen!

In great news for Kollywood fans, Disney India has roped in reigning heart-throb of the 90’s and actor extraordi na ire revered by generations ‘Arvind Swami’ to voice the menacing Scar in the Tamil version! Interestingly the a ctor had dubbed for the lead Simba in the Tamil version over 20 years ago when the animated version released on tele vision for Indian audiences- a true circle of life for the actor!

“It was a great learning experience dubbing for an animated film over 20 years ago when I dubbed for Simba in The Lion King. When I was approached this time around to dub for a character in the new version of The Lion Ki ng I pref erred to dub for Scar as I saw the character as the most Interesting and multidimensional. It was an e nriching profe ssional experience.” says Arvind Swami.

Directed by ‘Iron Man’ and ‘The Jungle Book’ fame director, Jon Favreau, Disney’s The Lion King is one of the mo st-anticipated films of recent times. The heroic coming-of-age journey will make it to the large canvas with a pio nee ring and game changing photo-real technology, using cutting-edge tools to make the musical drama come ali ve on the big screen.

Disney’s The Lion King releases on 19th July 2019 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu

About Disney’s “The Lion King”

Disney’s “The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Sim ba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingd om cele brates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his ow n. The batt le for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. Utilizing pion eering filmmaking techni ques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way, Disney’s “The Lion King” roars into theaters on July 19, 2019.