Aladdin News

Aladdin crosses 1 billion dollar mark on worldwide box office

Aladdin was adapted from the original 1992 animated movie with Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Will Smith as the Genie, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. The film was helmed by Guy Ritchie.

A parent’s review: Preteens enjoyed Aladdin's fast-talking genie

The pre-teenage lot enjoyed the film, particularly the chase and escape sequences; and Genie's fast talking style. Older children thought Genie was trying too hard to be cool, and found Ali fumbling at trying to impress Jasmine the funniest part of the movie.


Mena Massoud: Aladdin feels that he will never be good enough

Aladdin is a street rat in the fictional Arab kingdom of Agrabah, who gets his hands on a magic lamp. He also meets and falls in love with Sultan’s daughter Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), who has her own problems.

Naomi Scott: I see Jasmine as resilient and independent

Naomi Scott is of South Asian descent and has appeared in movies like The Martian and Power Ranger. She describes her reinvented Jasmine as an opinionated princess who wants to mingle with the common people.

Will Smith is a big fan of Badshah's Aladdin song

Badshah has found a fan in none other than Will Smith. The rapper has sung the "Sab Sahi Hai Bro" song for the Hindi dubbed version of Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin.

First look: Will Smith, Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott in Aladdin

Hollywood superstar Will Smith will appear as Genie in Guy Ritchie's forthcoming live-action adaptation of Disney's animated film Aladdin.


Aladdin teaser trailer: The diamond in the rough has found his way to Genie's lamp

The teaser trailer of Disney's live-action Aladdin is out. The film stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Will Smith as Genie.

Most watched TV shows: Aladdin opens to big numbers, Naagin 3 continues to rule TRP chart

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Kundali Bhagya and Kumkum Bhagya are part of the top five shows.

Aladdin Comes of Age: A musical version of the Disney movie

Shruti Sharma, director of the musical Aladdin, on the story’s everlasting appeal, the timelessness of the genie and why musicals are the future. An adaptation of the original Disney version, Aladdin has many tweaks that give it an Indian flavour.

Siddharth Gupta might resemble Aladdin, but he is not cast in the Disney movie: Sources

When spoke to sources at the Disney Studios, they refuted the news. The source said, "This is completely false news. The particular actor (Siddharth Gupta) is not selected as Aladdin, and the search for an actor to play that part is still under process."

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Aladdin Paris premiere: Mena Massoud, Will Smith and Naomi Scott attend

Aladdin is a live-action remake of the 1992 animated Disney classic of the same name. Directed by Guy Ritchie, Aladdin stars Mena Massoud, Will Smith and Naomi Scott in lead roles.