updated 2:33 PM UTC, Aug 20, 2019

The Lion King is unstoppable, crosses Rs 150 crore mark

The Disney remake has raked in a total of Rs 150.09 crore in 24 days of its run at the box office. Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the box office collection on his Twitter handle. The film, which hit theatres on July 19, garnered a decent Rs 11.06 crore on its first day, and quickly picked up the pace and emerged as one of the biggest opening Hollywood movies of all time.

The film crossed Rs 50 crore mark in just three days, becoming the second Hollywood movie to join the club post opening weekend in 2019, the first one being Avengers: Endgame.

The screenplay of the computer-animated film is written by Jeff Nathanson and songs have been composed by legends Elton John and Time Rice, the movie is directed by Jon Favreau. The Disney film features Donald Glover lending his voice to Simba as John Oliver dubs for Zazu and Seth Rogen lends his voice to Pumbaa.

The film was released in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

(Source: www.mid-day.com)