The Uncanny Resemblance Between Baahubali & The Lion King

Baahubali is a magnum opus like no other. It is one of the rare movies, which have been lauded by one and all.

While on the one hand, India is celebrating the success of the movie for its originality, some people on Twitter think that the movie has drawn some major inspiration from the Disney classic The Lion King, and if not that, there is some uncanny resemblance between the two films. Either way, it cannot be ignored.

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Baahubali is a magnum opus like no other. It is one of the rare movies, which have been lauded by one and all.

While on the one hand, India is celebrating the success of the movie for its originality, some people on Twitter think that the movie has drawn some major inspiration from the Disney classic The Lion King, and if not that, there is some uncanny resemblance between the two films. Either way, it cannot be ignored.

What may be noted here is that the Disney film is also a cinematic adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. But why there’s so much fuss around it? Because there are, indeed, some similarities!

1. The big introduction

Baahubali 2, The Lion King

2. The scar and the exact way in which it rests on the face

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3. The wise man with the white beard

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4. Also, the lead characters are raised by families they are not related to in both the films

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5. The well-timed introduction of the love interest

Baahubali, The Lion King

Did the striking similarities leave you shocked too? What’s your take on it? Tell us in the comments below!

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