Disney's Aladdin needs no introduction, naam hi kaafi hai! The fantasy story has been with us since childhood and we can never get bored of it! And when Walt Disney Pictures announced Aladdin, as a musical fantasy with Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, and Billy Magnussen on board, our happiness knew no bounds. We were jumping with joy and so were the fans of Aladdin. The movie, helmed by Guy Richie is set to release on May 24. Adding to the anticipation, the makers recently announced their collaboration with singer
At the age of 23, Armaan has to his credit hit tracks like Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon, Kaun Tujhe, Kyun Rabba, and Tere Mere among others. The musician’s latest offering, Chale Aana for De Pyaar De De is already a huge hit. And this collaboration with Aladdin had added yet another feat to Armaan’s career.
Armaan has dubbed in Hindi for
Aladdin's character and the singer has also crooned a song for the film. The Hindi version of Aladdin’s famous track, A Whole New World will be recreated by Malik, the song is titled Naya Jahaan. Days before the release of Aladdin, BollywoodLife met the singing sensation for an exclusive chat.
Excited about Aladdin, Armaan shed light on how he bagged the international project, his memories attached to the magical story and much more. At the same time, Armaan played some fun segments with us and doled out witty answers. During our 'what if' segment, we asked Armaan to cast Bollywood actors for a desi version of Aladdin and he had some interesting names in mind. Armaan revealed some big Bollywood names for the roles of Aladdin, Jafar, Sultan, Princess Jasmine and Genie.
To know which celebs Armaan named, watch our full conversation below:
That's an interesting cast, isn't it? On bagging this big project, Armaan had earlier said, "Aladdin has been one of my favourite films since childhood. Being a musician my fascination with the film began with its songs, A Whole New World my favourite among all of them. I am really honoured to be given the opportunity to be the voice of Aladdin."
Stay tuned to BL for more interesting bits from Armaan Malik's interaction!
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