• Anupama Chopra
    Anupama Chopra
    Film Companion


    The original The Lion King had gorgeous hand-drawn animation, oodles of charm and a great, beating heart. This one is almost a frame-to-frame remake

  • Jon Favreau’s Version is a Charming Jungle Fable…The Lion King’s newest version without a shadow of a doubt is a marvel of creative technology. It is the sort of film that parents would like to take their kids to watch over the weekend.

  • Shalini Langer
    Shalini Langer
    Indian Express


    A faithful remake…In The Lion King, the technology Jon Favreau wields has got another update, to deliver every single, wind-blown hair in the beautiful manes of Simba and Mufasa.

  • Rohan Naahar
    Rohan Naahar
    Hindustan Times


    A monument to Hollywood excess; the greatest visual effects spectacle since Avatar…Disney’s latest, big-budget remake is a narratively bankrupt, towering monument to Hollywood excess. It’s also the greatest achievement in VFX since Avatar.

  • Mayur Sanap
    Mayur Sanap
    Deccan Chronicle


    While it is visually pleasing, director Jon Favreau’s all-new adaption does not carry near as much weight as the original classic.

  • Sreeparna Sengupta
    Sreeparna Sengupta
    Times Of India


    For those who haven’t seen the original, ‘The Lion King’ (2019) is certainly worth a watch for its gorgeous visuals and technical genius and one’s catching it in Hindi will have Shah Rukh Khan and Aryan Khan adding their spark.

  • DNA Web Team
    DNA Web Team
    DNA India


    The child in me was too excited but as an adult I was left wanting for a little more than what I witnessed. ‘Hakuna Matata’ take your child or inner child along while watching the film!

  • Namrata Joshi
    Namrata Joshi
    The Hindu


    The new adaptation is a loyal tribute to the 1994 original, though a few outdated tropes could well have been reinterpreted