Movie Review

The Lion King

Language: Telugu
Banner: Walt Disney Pictures
Producer: Jon Favreau, Walt Disney Pictures
Director: Jon Favreau
Music Director: Hans Zimmer
Editor:  Mark Livolsi , Adam Gerstel
Story Writer: Jeff Nathanson
Cinematographer: Caleb Deschanel
User's Rating

9/10

Critic's Rating

8/10

3 User's Rated
Story

Story

The royal king Mufasa desires to make his son Simba as the next right full king to the jungle and starts teaching the young cub about being an honest empire. Mufasa brother Scar on the other side is tired of waiting to take the throne of the jungle and plans a conspiracy to kill both Simba and his brother. Scar gets successfully in Killing Mufasa, conquering the throne but Simba escapes to another side of the jungle and starts a new life along with Pumba and Timon. Why Simba run away from the jungle? When did he come back? Did he fight for the royal throne with Scar? Forms the rest of the story.

Highlights

3D Visual Effects

Photorealistic Technology

Dubbing By Popular Actors

Direction

Music

Drawbacks

Same Old Story

Low Phase Screenplay

Musical Bits

Performances

Natural Star Nani has done a marvelous job with his voice for Simba character, he has successfully brought the right emotions at key scenes. Especially for the younger Simba version, the father-son bonding scenes and sentimental scenes have come out perfect because of Nani’s voice in the film.

Jagapathi Babu has lent his voice for Scar role that has multiple shades and acts differently as per the situation. He has showcased the cunnings, evilness, violence and all sorts of Scar character alive with his strong voice. The Lion King Mufasa voice is given by talented dubbing artists Ravi Shankar and he did complete justice in bringing the royalty, preaching of being royal king, emotional support to Simba and turns as one of the assets of the movie.

Brahmanandam voice for Pumba and Ali voice to Timon character will be the main entertainment providers in The Lion King. Their combinational scenes and comedy that is generated by the funny Telugu dialogues that have the comedian's personal voice touch will make after laugh out loud in the cinema halls. Lipsika sounded perfect as Nala and Shaking Seshu, Kadambari Kiran did justice to the small roles they have dubbed.

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Critics Rating

Technical Department

Rating
Direction 8
Editor 7
Casting Producer 8
Art Department 7
Music Director 8

Technical Department

Rating
Story Department 6
Choreography 6
Cinematography 9
Graphics 8
Field Publicity 7
Others Comment:
Bottom Line – A Nostalgia Ride