By See Latest Desk, Updated : Apr 06, 2020 10:34 IST
The Lion King Box Office Collection Day 8: Jon Favreau directional inches towards the Rs 100-crore mark

The Lion King box office collection Day 8  - Jon Favreau directional Disney's remake latest version "The Lion King" has registered an excellent opening week in India and now entered the second week at a strong despite a tough challenge to some of the Bollywood films like Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 and now the film will also clashes with Kangana Ranaut's much-hyped Judgementall Hai Kya and Diljit Dosanjh's Arjun Patiala at the silver-screen from now. Also, The Lion King is the second Hollywood film of 2019 to cross the Rs 50-crore mark in its opening weekend in India. Before this, Avengers: Endgame set a record by making Rs 50 crore on each day of its release in India.

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Directed by Jon Favreau, The film's box office collection was Rs 5.65 crore on Thursday and Rs 5.03 crore approx on Friday, thus making the total box office collection of the film up-to an impressive of Rs 86.60 crore approx.
The Lion King is successful in India also as due to the makers include Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan Khan, which gave their voice to characters of Mufasa and Simba respectively in the Hindi version of the film. Sunidhi Chauhan and Armaan Malik have sung for Hindi version.
On the other side, Hollywood stars in the form of Donald Glover, Beyonce, Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Kani, and John Oliver have lent their voice to the original version of the film.

The Lion King revolves around Simba who is next in line to become the king. But after his father Mufasa is murdered, young Simba goes into self-imposed exile. However, the true heir to the throne must accept his destiny and return to his kingdom.

The Lion King hit the screens on July 19, 2019.

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