Mena Massoud, who plays Aladdin, recently opened up on how he was still struggling to get meaningful work in the industry.
Aladdin rectifies some aspects of Hollywood’s long history of stereotyping, but still leaves much to be desired
The biggest problem with the 2019 Aladdin is that it perpetuates the trend of reverting to magical Orientalism – as if that’s a noteworthy improvement over terrorist portrayals. In truth, it’s not exactly a courageous move to trade explicit racism for cliched exoticism.
PM Narendra Modi box office collection: Vivek Oberoi's film rakes in Rs 11.76 cr during opening weekend
Vivek Oberoi-starrer PM Narendra Modi biopic showed a significant spike in collections on Sunday, earning Rs 5.12 crore.
Aladdin, the Guy Ritchie-directed musical fantasy features Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott as Aladdin and princess Jasmine.
PM Narendra Modi, also starring Boman Irani and Zarina Wahab, is directed by Omung Kumar.
Aladdin box office collection: Will Smith, Mena Massoud's Disney film earns Rs 5.06 cr on opening day
The live-action remake of Aladdin has been directed by Guy Ritchie and stars Mena Massoud in the titular role.
The live-action remake of Disney's Aladdin has been directed by Guy Ritchie.
Aladdin: Will Smith reveals he was hesitant to play Genie, says it was tough to match up to Robin Williams' performance
Aladdin is Smith’s first ever Disney movie, and accompanying him as Jasmine is co-star Naomi Scoot while Aladdin is played by Mena Massoud.
Someone like Baz Luhrmann with experience in lavish musicals would probably have given the Aladdin remake that grandness and the heart that it deserved.
PM Narendra Modi was initially slated to release on 11 April but the Election Commission imposed a ban on the film.
Aladdin is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film of the same name and is slated to release on 24 May
Aladdin: Zayn Malik, Zhavia Ward revive Disney's classic track 'A Whole New World' for live-action remake
Aladdin, starring Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Will Smith, will release in theatres on 24 May.
Student of the Year 2 actress Tara Sutaria reveals she was supposed to play Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin
Student of the Year 2, directed by Punit Malhotra, will release on 6 December.
Aladdin has been directed by Guy Ritchie and stars Mena Massoud, Will Smith and Naomi Scott.
Aladdin trailer: Guy Ritchie's live-action remake paints a fantastical world with Will Smith as a quick-witted Genie
The Aladdin trailer spotlights grand musical recreations of Disney classics 'Friend Like Me' and 'A Whole New World.'
Aladdin: Twitter users call Will Smith's Genie in upcoming live-action adaptation 'stuff of nightmares'
The first trailer of Aladdin, starring Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott, introduced Will Smith's character Genie.
Aladdin: Disney drops first trailer of live-action remake at Grammys 2019, introduces Will Smith's Genie
Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin arrives in theaters this summer.
Aladdin: Disney shares new still of Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine from Guy Ritchie's live-action remake
Disney shared a a new still of Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, a month after releasing the first looks of the primary characters from Guy Ritchie's Aladdin
Will Smith said in an interview that he was initially "terrified" to accept the part of Genie in Aladdin, voiced by Robin Williams in the 1992 animated musical.
Aladdin: Disney shares first look of menacing villain Jafar, pet monkey Abu from Guy Ritchie's live-action remake
Whereas Jafar is seen in red and golden robes, Abu is rendered in CGI for the Guy Ritchie adaptation of Aladdin