"Many people thought dubbing will be challenging for me. But singing was a challenge because it is a musical," Malik told IANS.
He explained: "In a musical, you emote more and you express more rather than singing. There is less of 'singing singing' required but more of 'talking singing' required. I have to modulate with my voice in a way where I am making the character show that they are seeing a new world.
"So, it is not just singing the tune. It is important you sing like a character, and the character is not a singer. You have to sing a song like a character not a singer. That was a challenging part. But I have done this in the past. So once I got a hang of it, I got into it."
The animated version of "Aladdin" released in 1992, and went on to attain legendary status amongst fans, especially with its music.
Directed by Guy Ritchie, the live-action adaptation stars Will Smith as the larger-than-life Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. "Aladdin" will release in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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