Mufasa : Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. Mufasa : Yes, Simba , but let me explain. When we die, our bodies become the grass, and the antelope eat the grass. And so we are all connected in the great Circle of Life.
” Simba , let me tell you something my father told me. Look at the stars . The great kings of the past look down on us from those stars So whenever you feel alone, just remember that those kings will always be there to guide you. And so will I.”
Mufasa’s eyes are closed, his whiskers bent; Simba , his voice hoarse, tries to wake Mufasa , pleading, “Dad, come on. You gotta get up! Dad, we gotta go home.” Eventually it becomes clear that his father is dead—that he will never get up, that no one can help.
The Elephant Graveyard is located beyond a rise that marks the northern border of the Pride Lands, and was supposedly discovered by the first king . It is a dry, barren, rocky wasteland, perpetually covered in fog that casts a shadow over the area even in the daytime.
“I’ll be back for you, with Mother and the pride. And we’ll bring you home and get you better!” “Of course, now run Simba! Run!” He said firmly.
In the movie The Lion King, Rafiki was a male baboon. But when director Julie Taymor put her acclaimed version on Broadway, she decided Rafiki should be a strong female lead, actress Buyi Zama told Art Attack. “Rafiki is a person that takes care of everyone. Rafiki means friend,” said Zama, who is from South Africa.
The name Mufasa is a boy’s name meaning “king”. Known for being the name of Simba’s father in the Lion King.
“You got to put your behind in your past.” “Oh yes, the past can hurt.” “I laugh in the face of danger.” “What do you want me to do, dress in drag and do the hula?!”
Mufasa falls back into the gorge and is trampled to death by the stampeding wildebeest.
Scar’s final appearance in the film is when he is defeated by Simba and thrown off the edge of Pride Rock into the flames below, where he is betrayed and killed by his own minions; the hyenas.
Anyway, since The Lion King seems to begin shortly after this, I’d wager Mufasa and Scar are both just around 5 years old at the start of the film, and Mufasa dies probably around what would have been his 6th birthday as Simba seems to be about 8 or so months at Mufasa’s death.
Simba is forced to accept Kovu’s place since he rescued Kiara. Later that night, Simba has a nightmare about attempting to save his father, Mufasa, from falling into the wildebeest stampede but is stopped by Scar who then morphs into Kovu and sends Simba to his death.
Nala . Nala and Simba are best friends, and the two never admitted to being in love until they were reunited years later.
Despite a long-persisting rumor (and many, many Internet articles), The Lion King’s Pride Rock is not based on a real -life counterpart in Hell’s Gate National Park in Kenya. Many people try to say, ‘ Pride Rock is based on this mountain here,’ but they are wrong. An artist in Burbank invented Pride Rock .”
Mufasa runs back and finds Taka being attacked by Boma’s herd. A large buffalo slashes Taka with his horns, causing him to be knocked unconscious. It was during this attack that Taka got a scar on his eye, and renamed himself ” Scar “, as a reminder of his mistake, explaining his cruel name.