Nani turns Simba

Natural Star Nani has turned Simba. Well, the Jersey star has been roped in to lend the voice of the iconic character of Simba in the Telugu version of upcoming live-action “The Lion King”.

Confirming the same, Nani said, “I have been a huge fan of Disney movies since my childhood and I have fond memories of their iconic characters”. “Simba is one such character that is a family favourite from the movie ”The Lion King”, and when the opportunity to voice him in Telugu came my way, I was excited and thrilled! ”The Lion King” is a perfect all-in-one family entertainer and I hope my fans and movie lovers appreciate this new role of mine,” he added.

The film is helmed by “The Jungle Book” fame director Jon Favreau, who is trying to bring up a live-action film. The film will release in India on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.