Disney India ropes in legendary comic talent Brahmanandam and Ali to voice the key characters Pumbaa and Timon for their live-action magnum opus – The Lion King in Telugu.
Directed by ‘Iron Man’ and ‘The Jungle Book’ fame director, Jon Favreau, Disney’s The Lion King is one of the most-anticipated films of recent times. Etched forever in pop culture, the animated version was known for its strong and emotional storytelling and memorable characters that won the hearts of fans everywhere.
After voicing the prominent characters of the movie, actors share their bond with Disney and The Lion King, “Disney movies are a great outing for the entire family, and my children are huge fans of their classics especially The Lion King. It was unique and fun experience to voice Pumbaa, and I am looking forward to presenting the film in Telugu to all my fans out there, with my personal touch!” says Brahmanandam.
While Ali adds, “My kids love to watch Disney films, and The Lion King was a great opportunity to be a part of their storytelling legacy and do a special film for my children! Voicing Timon was great fun and I hope my fans appreciate this new avatar of mine when they see The Lion King in Telugu!”