The Lion King Reviews Ratings


Read the The Lion King Movie Reviews starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aryan Khan, Shreyas Talpade
The Lion King Reviews
Average Rating: 5.8/10

Reviews Counted: 13
Positive: 10
Negative: 0
Mixed: 3

Rohan Naahar | Hindustan Times: 3/5
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 ... Full Review

Sreeparna Sengupta | Times of India: 3.5/5
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 ... Full Review

Shubra Gupta | The Indian Express: 3.5/5
A faithful remake ... Full Review

Priyanka Sinha Jha | News18: 3.5/5
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 ... Full Review

Saibal Chatterjee | NDTV: 3/5
Its showy quality never soars high enough to be able to keep up with the crescendo of Mufasa and his successor Simba's roar. ... Full Review

Bollywood Hungama: 3/5
THE LION KING features nothing new, and is in fact a step down from the original. It will however attract kids and younger audiences ... Full Review

Sukanya Verma | Rediff: 2.5/5
As much as I appreciate this seamless show of computer graphics -- the gobsmacking detailing of its manufactured wildlife and landscapes -- there's something awkward about its authenticity ... Full Review

Anna MM Vetticad | FirstPost: 2/5
Jon Favreau's aggressively mediocre retelling lacks heart and nuance ... Full Review

Aishwarya Vasudevan | DNAIndia: 3/5
The child in me was too excited but as an adult I was left wanting for a little more than what I witnessed ... Full Review

Behind Woods: 2.75/5
'The Lion King' is a faithful and engaging retelling of a classic, that has nothing new to offer! ... Full Review

Shilajit Mitra | Times Now News: 3/5
Aryan Khan's Simba a treat, Shah Rukh Khan's Mufasa endearing only in parts ... Full Review

IANS | Sify: 3/5
Visually roars on-screen but lacks heart ... Full Review

Nandini Ramnath | Scroll: 2.5/5
The lack of expression on their faces is in keeping with the movie’s commitment to verisimilitude. It looks more real, but the feels from the original cartoon are missing ... Full Review


The Lion King Hollywood Movie Reviews and Ratings from Top Indian Film Critics.
Star-Cast: Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner
Hindi Voice-over: Shah Rukh Khan, Aryan Khan, Ashish Vidyarthi, Shreyas Talpade, Sanjay Mishra, Asrani
Director: Jon Favreau
Writer: Jeff Nathanson
Genre(s): Musical Animation
Release Date: 19 July, 2019