Arvind Swami Lends His Voice To Scar In The Tamil Version Of “The Lion King”

Mohnish Singh |Jun 29, 2019

“The Lion King” is set to become one of the widest Hollywood releases in India in 2019. Apart from Hindi and Tamil, the big-ticket movie is being dubbed in various Indian languages to ensure that it reaches out to a large chunk of the audience.

Arvind Swami, one of the most popular actors in Tamil cinema, has a surprise for his fans! The multi-talented actor has dubbed for Scar in the Tamil version of much-awaited Hollywood film, The Lion King.

Fans are already dying to catch the movie in cinemas next month and with the news of Arvind Swami lending his voice to one of the most popular characters of Scar, the excitement of all the cinephiles has just doubled up.

After Siddharth, who has dubbed for Simba, Arvind Swami is the latest Tamil actor to have given his voice to the Tamil version of the film. Swami, who was last seen in Mani Ratnam’s gangster drama, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam (2018), has done the voice over for Scar, the wicked uncle of Simba.

What makes his association with the movie even more special is the fact that he had dubbed for Simba in the Tamil version of the television series 20 years ago. Life seems to have come full circle for the actor!

Sharing his experience of dubbing for Scar, Arvind Swami says,

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Jon Favreau, whose credits include Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010) and The Jungle Book (2016), has called the shots for The Lion King. The film, which is being highly awaited in many parts of the world, will hit the silver screen on 19th July.


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