Fans of "The Lion King" rejoice! Actor Arvind Swami recently revealed on Twitter that he will be voicing the iconic villain, Scar in the Tamil version of the live action film.

The actor tweeted the announcement with the caption, "Last time it was Simba, this time we chose Scar.. had a lot of fun doing it. Hope u guys like it".

The actor had earlier dubbed for the lead character, Simba, for the Tamil version of the animated film over 20 years ago.

"It was a great learning experience dubbing for an animated film over 20 years ago when I dubbed for Simba in The Lion King. When I was approached this time around to dub for a character in the new version of The Lion King, I preferred to dub for Scar as I saw the character as the most Interesting and multidimensional. It was an enriching professional experience", Arvind Swami said in a statement.

This time around, it's Siddharth who will be voicing Simba as announced recently by Disney India on Twitter and on the actor's Twitter account.

"The Lion King" is one of the most anticipated films of the year and is directed by Jon Favreau of Iron Man and The Jungle Book fame. The English version of the film stars Donald Glover, Beyonce and Chiwetel Ejiofor in the lead.

In the Hindi version, Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan are voicing the characters Mufasa and Simba, respectively.

"The Lion King" is scheduled for release on 19 July in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu simultaneously in India.

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Source: MSN India
Photo Credit: The Indian Express