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Shah Rukh Khan introduces 'his Simba', Aryan Khan in the new trailer of 'The Lion King'

SRK & Aryan Khan Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 11, 2019, 11.43 AM (IST)

Make way for the new Simba. Shah Rukh Khan, on Thursday, introduced son Aryan Khan in a new trailer of 'The Lion King'. Aryan has given voice to the main character- Simba in the Hindi version of the live-action film. 

Shah Rukh has done the voice over for Mufasa, Simba's father, in the film. 

Shah Rukh tweeted the promotional video of the Hindi version of Disney`s live-action film, where Aryan is heard introducing himself as Simba, son of Mufasa. 'Mera Simba,'  Shah Rukh, who will be voicing Mufasa, captioned the trailer. 

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The 53-year-old star`s close friend and filmmaker Karan Johar tweeted that he got excited hearing Aaryan`s voice, who sounds quite like his superstar father.

"Pardon my excitement! But Aryan is the firstborn in our family! And even just hearing his voice has made me so so excited! And without a bias he sounds amazing," Karan tweeted.

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'The Lion King'  follows the adventures of Simba, who is to succeed his father Mufasa, as King of the Pride Lands, and narrates a tale of how he rises up to the occasion despite several attempts to bring him down by his villainous uncle Scar.In Pics: Beyonce, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, John Oliver attend world premiere of 'The Lion King'

'The Jungle Book' fame director Jon Favreau has re-imagined the world of Disney`s classic to bring alive the new live-action version. He has stayed true to the classic story of Simba and used pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring the iconic characters alive on the big screen in a new way.

The film will release in India on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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Shah Rukh tweeted the promotional video of the Hindi version of Disney`s live-action film, where Aryan is heard introducing himself as Simba, son of Mufasa.